Robert M. Siegel
Bob was formerly an asset-based and real estate construction lender for a major regional bank in the Northeast. Bob has developed a national financial transactions practice concentrating on commercial and real estate finance, securitizations, debt restructuring and loan workouts.
For the past several years he has devoted an extensive amount of time in the representation of mortgage companies throughout the country in developing strategies to prevent or minimize potential losses resulting from mortgage investor repurchase and indemnification demands made in the aftermath of the mortgage market crisis, as well as in the negotiation of mortgage warehouse financing transactions, loan purchase and sale agreements, and other mortgage banking matters. Bob is the co-editor of Bilzin Sumberg's Mortgage Crisis and Financial Services Watch blog, and he is a frequent speaker and author on mortgage banking and financial services topics.
EducationUniversity of Miami, J.D., University of Miami Inter-American Law Review, Order of the Coif, with honors, 1985University of Miami, B.A., 1976
InvolvementAmerican Bar AssociationThe Florida BarBankruptcy/UCC Committee
Business Law Section
Steering Committee of The Florida Bar Legal Opinion Committee
One of the primary drafters of the upcoming revisions to the Business Law and Real Estate Sections joint Legal Opinions ReportFlorida Youth OrchestraBoard of DirectorsMiami Finance ForumSouth Florida Secured Lenders Association
Court AdmissionsU.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Awards/HonorsBand 2, Chambers USA, Banking & Finance: Transactional, 2009 - present
Daily Business Review, Top Dealmakers, Finalist, 2007
Daily Business Review, Top Dealmakers, 2006
Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Peer Review Rated, 2013 Top Rated LawyerTM
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