Nationwide law firm expands in Midtown.
GUS DELAPORTE 2/27 7:30AM Haynes and Boone LLP has expanded by 38,193 square feet at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, taking the entire 24th floor at the Tishman Speyer property, Commercial Observer has learned. The law firm now occupies the entire 24th, 25th and 26th floors for a total of 112,793 square feet and is now the third largest tenant in the building, according to a spokesperson who confirmed the deal. The tenant will pay rent starting in the high-$70s, according to data from CompStak. The landlord was represented in-house.Samantha Augarten, senior director at Tishman Speyer, declined to comment on the deal. Ken Rapp, David Kleinhandler andAndrew Sussman of CBRE represented the tenant. Haynes and Boone relocated to the 25th and 26th floors of 30 Rockefeller Plaza from 1221 Avenue of the Americas in 2011, more than doubling the firm’s office space from 35,000 square feet. The Dallas-based firm has grown rapidly in New York, expanding from a single attorney in 2004 to 76 as of this year. As reported by Commercial Observer, another Texas-based law firm, Baker Botts, signed a 10-year, 104,000-square-foot lease renewal at 30 Rockefeller Plaza last year.