Represented splintered New York real estate family owning multifamily assets in excess of $100,000,000 in connection with the conversion of limited liability companies to tenancies in common to facilitate separate 1031 exchange acquisitions.
Represented syndicate of family offices in connection with a joint venture with respect to the development and subsequent sale of 25 sale-lease-back educational facilities in various jurisdictions.
Represented talent agency in 38,000 rsf lease of office space in Beverly Hills, California.
Represented trustee in connection with the issuance of over $500,000,000 of trust preferred securities, which were pooled and sold to the capital markets through a CDO offering.
Represented various national and local sponsors in sale of newly constructed or converted residential condominium projects in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Retained as outside general counsel by a number of restaurant franchisees with respect to all aspects of business including strategic acquisitions, capital raising and financing, leasing, franchise compliance matters, food supply agreements, and labor matters.
Seconded a Federman lawyer to not-for-profit client for 6 month period to assist company in divesting substantially all of its assets in order to satisfy legacy liabilities and judgements.
Served as outside general counsel to several portfolio companies on behalf of private equity sponsor from acquisition, through roll-up and strategic disposition of several companies.
Structured on behalf of New York based real estate family the 1031 exchange of $75,000,000 of two unencumbered Manhattan retail and multifamily real estate assets into a $150,000,000 portfolio of net leased assets leased to national tenants located in 8 States.
Successfully managed litigation on behalf of real estate operator and institutional capital partner by interviewing multiple litigation firms, selecting and retaining a best-in-class team of litigators and experts, representing client in all settlement meetings and mediations during two-year arbitration and culminating in $68 million arbitration award.
Acted as outside general counsel to New York based asset manager in connection with loan compliance issues, tenant notices, consent requests and approvals of joint venture partners.
Acted as outside general counsel to asset manager in support of investor relations, coordination of investor offerings, disclosures, subscriptions, capital calls, consents and reporting.
Acted as outside general counsel to New York based owner/developer updating all rent rolls, abstracting all leases annually and coordinating all tenant, lender and investor notices through Appfolio.
Acted as outside general counsel to real estate owner/manager of national retail and office portfolio, coordinating with local counsels on tenancy issues, generating form lease amendments, modifications, renewals and extensions, ensuring compliance with CCRs and REAs and subdividing and entitling pad sites.
Advised Atlanta, Georgia based technology company in $115,000,000 acquisition and recapitalization of former internet business from its insolvent parent company.
Advised management led buyout group in connection with the acquisition of its parent company, an owner and operator of a national, quick-service restaurant chain.
Advised national owner/manager of real estate in the $100,000,000 acquisition of the stock of six real estate operating companies, including a real estate management firm.
Advised private equity group in the acquisition and restructuring of a distressed company operating 34 quick-service restaurants in northern New York and Ohio.