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Lisa Alpert Rosen

Lisa Alpert Rosen

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Background

Lisa works with portfolio lenders, commercial banks, CMBS master and special servicers, pension fund advisers, private equity funds, government-sponsored entities and owners nationwide to find strategic and cost-efficient solutions to finance, administer and manage their commercial real estate investments and portfolios. She represents structured finance participants in the acquisition of servicing rights in public and private securitizations, and routinely handles large loan originations, assumptions and restructurings exceeding $100 million, as well as investment sales, acquisitions and joint ventures. Lisa also handled resolution of several of the largest and most complicated CMBS loan assets for special servicers during the recent financial crisis.

Lisa brings broad legal and business perspective and problem-solving skills to all aspects of real estate, real estate finance and capital markets transactions. She serves as deputy chair of Sutherland’s Real Estate Practice Group.

Experience

  • Represented leading master and special servicers in public, private and agency securitizations exceeding $9 billion in deal volume in 2015.
  • Completed a $1.2 billion mortgage loan restructure with payment in full to holders of securitized and rake bond debt.
  • Closed modifications and extensions of subordinate participating construction and permanent mortgage loan facilities and subordination arrangements on multifamily properties exceeding $300 million in metropolitan Washington, DC.
  • Completed the long-term refinancing of a leading $150 million office building in Washington, DC and the defeasance of prior securitized debt.
  • Closed a $228 million mortgage and mezzanine financing in which the mortgage loan was secured by a 22-building office and retail portfolio located on more than 300 acres in the Midwest.
  • Represented government sponsored entity (GSE) on split loan documentation and co-lender servicing agreements for large multifamily loans.
  • Represented CMBS servicer in series of partial defeasances and a final full defeasance of $440 million loan. 

Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in Washington, DC, Super Lawyers® (2014-2015)
  • Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of real estate (2015)

Professional Activities

  • Member, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Member, Commercial Real Estate Finance Council
  • Member, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
  • Volunteer, Everybody Wins! literacy and mentoring program

Articles

  • Case Study: Wells Fargo v. Cherryland Mall (January 27, 2012) Reprinted with permission from Law360
  • Construction Issues on Leasing: A Landlord's Perspective (2002) ALI-ABA and Attorneys & Executives in Corporate Real Estate

Presentations

  • Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2014 (June 4, 2014) Practicing Law Institute (PLI)

Clerkships

  • Honorable Frank A. Kaufman, Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland
Lisa Alpert Rosen is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Special Servicing - Buying and Selling Real Estate Owned Properties (REO) - Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2017, Monday, June 19, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Special Servicing - Buying and Selling Real Estate Owned Properties (REO) - Special Servicing - Buying and Selling Real Estate Owned Properties (REO), Monday, June 19, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Special Servicing - Buying and Selling Real Estate Owned Properties (REO) - Special Servicing - Buying and Selling Real Estate Owned Properties (REO), Monday, June 19, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Special Servicing - Buying and Selling Real Estate Owned Properties (REO) - Special Servicing - Buying and Selling Real Estate Owned Properties (REO), Monday, June 19, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2017, Monday, June 26, 2017, New York, NY
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