FacultyFaculty/Author Profile
David W. Forti

David W. Forti

Dechert LLP

Philadelphia, PA, USA


David W. Forti, a partner in Dechert's global finance practice, focuses his practice in the areas of real estate finance and securitization. Mr. Forti represents various lenders, issuers, funds, b-piece buyers, master servicers and special servicers in transactions involving loan origination, mezzanine financing, loan sales and purchases, preferred equity transactions, CMBS securitization, post-closing modifications, work-outs and foreclosures.

Mr. Forti is consistently recognized as a leading real estate lawyer by legal referral guide Chambers USA, which, in its most recent edition, cited him as being a “terrific lawyer who is smart, cooperative and someone who works really hard for his clients.” He is also included in The Legal 500 (U.S.), the Guide to the World’s Leading Structured Finance and Securitization Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America. In 2017, Mr. Forti was honored by the Philadelphia Business Journal in its inaugural Best of the Bar Awards.

Education

University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1992, cum laude

University of Pittsburgh, MBA, 1995

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1995, magna cum laude, editor of the University of Pittsburgh Law

Review and the Journal of Law and Commerce, and a member of the Order of the Coif

Bar Admissions/Qualifications

Pennsylvania

New York

Memberships and Professional Activities

  • Active in the CRE Finance Council (CREFC) and the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and has served on numerous CREFC and MBA committees
  • Regular author and speaker on a wide range of issues relating to commercial real estate finance and securitization
David W. Forti is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Componentizing the Securitized Asset (PowerPoint slides) - CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2018: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Market, Monday, February 05, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2019: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Market, Monday, February 04, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2019: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Market, Monday, February 04, 2019, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2019: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Market, Monday, February 04, 2019, New Brunswick , NJ
CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2019: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Market, Monday, February 04, 2019, Atlanta, GA
Share
Email

  • FOLLOW PLI:
  • twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • RSS

All Contents Copyright © 1996-2018 Practising Law Institute. Continuing Legal Education since 1933.

© 2018 PLI PRACTISING LAW INSTITUTE. All rights reserved. The PLI logo is a service mark of PLI.