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Restructuring Commercial Real Estate Loans 2021 – Key Considerations


Speaker(s): Colette A. Dafoe, Justin X. Thompson, Lori A. Bowman
Recorded on: May. 26, 2021
PLI Program #: 328161

Colette Dafoe is the office managing partner of the firm’s DC office, and focuses her practice on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, representing owners, investors and developers in acquisitions, sales, leasing, financing and development of commercial real estate. Her practice involves drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, leases and loan documents and performing due diligence and other site acquisition services.


Justin X. Thompson serves as managing partner of the firm's Los Angeles office and is a partner advising commercial and industrial developers, investors, lenders and property owners on all aspects of real estate transactions— including financing, development, leasing (including ground leasing), workouts and loan restructurings, land exchanges, sale-leasebacks, property management arrangements and joint ventures.


Lori Bowman focuses her practice on commercial real estate transactions, primarily engaging in matters relating to commercial real estate development and financing. She regularly represents commercial lenders, investment banks, life insurers, hedge funds and other institutional investors and developers in construction, bridge and permanent financing for commercial, manufacturing, industrial, retail, office, warehouse and mixed use projects. Her practice also involves real estate acquisitions and dispositions of commercial, retail, industrial and hotel properties and multifamily and commercial development projects, including ground leases and sale-leaseback transactions.