Defense of Lender in Construction Claim
Representation of construction lender as defendant in lawsuit brought by condominium association regarding construction of a $65 million condominium in Miami, Florida. Successfully counseled client on strategy for the general contractor who built the project to agree to indemnify and defend client for any issues stemming from the lawsuit.
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...
Successful representation of California bank in complex mortgage foreclosure debt recovery action through state court and bankruptcy court in the Southern District of Florida, which resulted in the criminal indictment of the borrower's principal for bank fraud.
Representation of Oleta Partners, LLC, a joint venture comprised of affiliates of the LeFrak Organization and Turnberry Associates, in the successful negotiation of the long-term ground lease and complicated leasehold financing for a 185-acre brownfields redevelopment site in the City of North Miami...