Our lending practice is national in scope. We represent borrowers, institutional lenders, REITs and other investors in all facets of lending, refinancing, workouts, forbearance agreements, mezzanine loans and sale-leaseback transactions and foreclosures. Working with our corporate department, we are able to handle national and international transactions involving multiple foreign investors and equity structure documents to ensure compliance with tax and corporate and other entity laws. We work closely with our litigation group to avoid problems, pursue foreclosures, as well as to perfect our workout strategies. Our real estate team often collaborates with our corporate and litigation professionals to ensure that our clients are protected as best as possible given the dynamic and structure of each transaction. We frequently develop creative solutions to unique lending situations to ensure that transactions are closed in a timely manner and our client's needs are met. We have substantial experience in loan participations and co-lending relationships, including inter-creditor agreements.
We have extensive experience representing cooperatives and condominiums in the negotiation of all documents related to refinancing of underlying mortgages. Our clients rely on our seasoned professional to complete due diligence reviews cost efficiently when we are involved in the acquisition of distressed loans and properties. Because we represent both lenders and borrowers we have a keen understanding of the issues that are important to both sides and can effectively resolve matters to the satisfaction of all parties involved. In light of economic trends, we also advised numerous clients in forbearance situations and in negotiating restructurings of defaulted loans.