Diane Auerbach has extensive experience representing institutional lenders, private equity firms, life insurance companies, local and national developers, and investors in a wide array of complex commercial transactions, involving commercial real estate finance, project finance, joint ventures, acquisitions/dispositions and loan workouts. Her experience includes the construction, financing, acquisition and disposition of all types of assets such as hotels, office buildings, retail industrial and other types of mixed-use properties.

Diane previously served as a Financial Policy Advisor at the US Department of Transportation's TIFIA (Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act) program, helping the Agency with the underwriting, origination and negotiation of over US$3 billion in TIFIA loans to public and private sponsors. With her background, Diane has helped clients navigate through specialized financing issues associated with the delivery of large mixed-use, transit-oriented and other infrastructure projects utilizing federal credit assistance, private equity, and public and private debt, including public-private partnerships (P3s) and other innovative project delivery methods.