Notable representations:

Finance and Real Estate
  • Represented a borrower/operator in US$500 million refinancing of a hotel and casino property.
  • Assisted an investment group in refinancing of a US$1 billion multifamily portfolio with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae financing.
  • Represented an investment group in connection with its acquisition at a foreclosure auction of a multi-million-dollar commercial high-rise building from bankrupt TIC owners.
  • Assisted the country's largest real estate management firm in its acquisition, disposition and financing of multifamily residential properties and developments in the U.S. and U.K., and advised on related corporate governance issues.
  • Advised a multifamily investor in its acquisition of a US$1.5 billion, 24-property portfolio.
  • Assisted a hospitality investment fund in a US$3.5 billion refinancing of a nationwide hotel portfolio.
  • Advised a multifamily developer in the acquisition, financing, and development of ground-up multifamily projects across the United States.
  • Represented an industrial cable manufacturing company in its acquisition and financing of its first U.S. manufacturing plant.
  • Assisted a TIC management company in its disposition of several multifamily properties throughout the United States.
  • Advised a self-storage company in the disposition of nationwide portfolio of storage facilities and related defeasance of existing financing.
  • Assisted tenants and landlords in drafting and negotiating leases for commercial office spaces.
Additional representations:
  • Representation of a publicly held company that develops, manufactures and sells innovative medical devices for the treatment of aortic disorders, in connection with the restructuring of over US$250 million pursuant to a pre-negotiated plan of reorganization that was confirmed in 78 days in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas.
  • Representation of insolvent commercial carriers in their auction and sale of various truck terminals and related assets.
  • Representation of a senior living company in contested restructuring and disposition of network of 41 skilled nursing facilities in chapter 11 proceedings.
  • Advised a DIP lender in declaratory judgment action to recover debtor property and DIP collateral pursuant to section 544 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Advised a national broadcast network in an involuntary chapter 11 filing against an affiliated local sports broadcast network.
  • Represented the then largest nonprofit senior living provider in Texas in chapter 11 proceedings and the resulting chapter 11 plan.  Representation included the disposition of 11 senior living facilities by way of 363 sales.
  • Advised a private equity group in its purchase of a distressed multi-million-dollar credit facility and related article 9 foreclosure.
  • Represented a lender in debt collection litigation against a borrower/bank, including state court litigation and bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Advised a private equity group in its purchase of a distressed loan to a hotel developer and resulting surrender of collateral, including the drafting of deed-in-lieu and other transaction documents.