Representation of Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, the only all-female high school operated by the Archdiocese of Greater Miami. For almost 17 years, the Academy attempted to get approval for a school expansion. We succeeded in obtaining the required zoning approval. Located in a predominantly single family community, the Academy faced opposition from neighbors concerned with increased traffic and noise. Using traffic consultants and land use planners, we successfully argued that the neighbors' fears were not well-founded and received a unanimous vote of the local zoning board. This matter took several years to resolve and included defending a legal challenge in the trial and appellate courts by neighboring property owners.
Representation of B piece and special servicer clients, handling in excess of $130billion in 2.0 CMBSsecuritizations.
Representation of an energy company in its $9.45 billion all-cash acquisition of another energy company, resulting in the creation of the largest utility holding company in the United States.
Handled the sale of over 2,000 REOs, with aggregate purchase prices in the billions of dollars, through both the negotiation and closing of individual sales and the structuring and sale by auction of multiple properties. The largest was approximately $216 million, which was the sale of a major hotel...