Advised on tax controversy matter in litigation involving the separation of nearly 20 Florida real estate properties valued at almost $1 billion. Representation included an analysis of the amount of built-in gain for each property, as well as the tax characterization and the allocation of settlement proceeds and deductions over multiple claims, to ensure tax efficiencies and an equitable solution for settlement.
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...