Real Estate - Nevada
THE FIRM This firm is praised by clients for its lawyers' knowledge of Nevada real estate law and the strong emphasis it places on client service and responsiveness. The real estate practice focuses on three main areas: distressed loan work, real estate development and secured lending. The firm regularly acts for banks, mortgage companies, commercial finance groups, asset management companies and real estate development companies.
Sources say: "They are very easy to deal with - they're effective and efficient, and use their clients' time and money well. They are experts in the field and their breadth and scope of knowledge is excellent."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Patricia Curtis is well respected by her peers and is particularly noted for her work representing lenders. "She knows her stuff and is a go-to person," say interviewees.
Stephen Yoken advises clients on issues such as foreclosures, real estate finance, loan restructuring and real estate acquisitions and disposals. Sources particularly note his presence in real estate financing work and describe him as "a pleasure to work with and very amiable."
Mandy Shavinsky focuses on real estate transactions, real estate development, loan workouts and commercial finance. "She is very effective – she is creative in deal-making and resolving apparently insurmountable obstacles between parties," say sources.