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23 July 20203 minute read

DLA Piper partner Amy Carbins named to GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum's 2020 Women of Influence list

DLA Piper is pleased to announce that Amy Carbins, co-head of the firm’s Washington, DC Real Estate practice, has been named to GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum's 2020 Women of Influence list recognizing professionals who have “made a distinctive mark in commercial real estate.” The publication considered nominees’ career achievements, community outreach efforts and mentorship within the industry in making its selections.

The list highlights Carbins’s representation of Transform Holdco in the acquisition of approximately 800 real estate assets from the Sears bankruptcy estate, as well as her representation of Stack Infrastructure in its securitization and US$850 million issuance of asset-backed secured notes, and her representation of Transform Holdco in the sale of its subsidy Innovel Solutions for US$1 billion. The publication also noted her efforts to bring a diversity and inclusion training program to the firm’s Washington, DC office.

In her practice, Carbins advises owners, developers, investors, lenders and tenants in acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, financings, restructurings, leases and other matters related to commercial real estate. Her experience includes transactions involving office buildings, hotels and resorts, shopping centers, mixed-use projects, multi-family, senior independent and assisted living community and industrial properties.

Carbins advises lenders and borrowers in construction, bridge and permanent financings. Her finance experience includes multi-jurisdiction/multi-property portfolios, preferred equity and mezzanine debt, CMBS and syndicated debt arrangements and other structured finance transactions. She also advises clients on leasing and asset management matters for office, retail and industrial properties, including work with landlords and tenants on headquarters leases, single-tenant buildings, new construction leasing and representation of landlords owning large, multi-state portfolios.