Our real estate practice has the big firm experience and resources to handle the most complex projects and transactions. We're committed to providing one-on-one representation to each client while focusing on that client’s immediate and long term goals. When our clients have an opportunity or issue, we understand they are looking for a practical and economical course of action. We will develop a strategic, economical and expeditious strategy to accomplish their immediate and long-term objectives.
Leader of the Real Estate Transactions Practice Group, Michael Gillman has more than 35 years of experience developing practical business solutions for clients in a broad range of real estate, lending, corporate and other transactional and lending matters. His practice is largely focused on representing developers and lenders in the purchase, sale, construction, development and financing of commercial and industrial properties including multi-family housing and single-family subdivisions. Michael also has substantial experience in handling ownership structuring and project finance matters, and resolving CMBS and defeasance issues in multi-family developments.
In his general business practice, Michael provides ongoing representation to a variety of local and national clients, from small and mid-size businesses to Fortune 500 companies. They rely on Michael to handle a number of transactional, operational and governance matters, including complex contract negotiations, stock and asset purchases, formation of corporations, LLCs and partnerships, strategic planning and counseling on day-to-day business issues.
Michael advises financial institutions, hedge funds, private equity groups, energy funds and mortgage lenders on a variety of lending and finance matters, including interim construction loans, acquisition and development loans, permanent financings, asset-based loans and energy-related lending. He also represents both creditors and debtors in connection with loan foreclosures, workouts and restructuring.