Practice Areas: Firm Chairman. Concentrates in commercial real estate with emphasis on debt and equity financing. Represents many of the largest US and foreign institutional investors across full spectrum of real estate investment activity. Spearheads firm's representation of investment banks and institutional lenders in public and private securitizations and other secondary market transactions. Handles structured acquisition and financing for commercial properties in Europe and Latin America. Represents institutional investors in joint ventures and other investment vehicles for the acquisition and development of hotels, office buildings, shopping centers. Experienced with hotel and property management agreements, leasing agreements and structured acquisitions of interests in companies owning and operating hotels, shopping centers, entertainment complexes and office buildings. Experienced in workouts, including restructurings, foreclosures and bankruptcies. Devised procedures for foreclosure by power of sale in New York.
Personal: JD, University of Michigan Law School; BA, University of Notre Dame.