Advising many of the country’s most sophisticated CMBS lenders and loan servicers across the United States, Dickinson Wright lawyers regularly assist clients with all of their business needs and throughout the life cycle of a loan, from licensure and regulatory compliance, to loan due diligence and closing, and in negotiation of restructuring or workout transactions, loan and guaranty enforcement, including judicial or non-judicial foreclosure, and real estate-owned (REO) dispositions of property. Our continuous, daily involvement in all aspects of the CMBS loan lifecycle allows us to provide sound legal counsel to our CMBS clients, and we understand the legal, business and practical considerations that challenge our clients in an ever-evolving industry.
With more than a century of experience in the financial services industry, and involvement in CMBS since its inception more than 25 years ago, Dickinson Wright attorneys have a depth and breadth of expertise and experience to effectively serve CMBS lenders and loan servicers. Our team has closed thousands of commercial and multifamily mortgage transactions, representing billions of dollars of loans destined for securitization, has led the resolution and enforcement of billions of dollars of CMBS loans and has counseled our clients through numerous REO sale transactions. Our experience includes transactions ranging from routine loan closings and modifications to hotly contested, multi-million dollar, multi-state cross-collateralized and cross-defaulted structured transactions involving a variety of property types, including office, retail, multifamily, manufactured housing, industrial, self-storage/warehouse, hospitality, senior housing, healthcare facilities and entertainment venues.
With offices in Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas (and substantive experience in additional states), Dickinson Wright is capable of providing representation to CMBS lenders and loan servicers across the country in a cost-effective manner. As part of a firm of more than 450 attorneys, our CMBS team can readily access deep expertise in bankruptcy, corporate law, tax, environmental, and other areas as a particular transaction may require.
In short, we understand CMBS, and can offer a creative, committed team that understands your business objectives and the ever-changing regulatory environment in which CMBS lenders and servicers operate.