Restructuring & Insolvency

Distressed Assets and Real Estate

Businesses affected by the real estate and capital market turmoil require creative solutions for disposition of distressed assets, restructuring debt and reworking loans to avoid foreclosures at a market bottom. Our distressed real estate assets practitioners regularly work with developers, asset owners, capital investors, private equity companies, lenders, financial institutions, investment bankers and other parties active in this complex marketplace with specific areas of focus in residential, high density residential, vineyard and winery, hotel / hospitality, and commercial properties. For example:

  • Analyze reacquired assets targeted for redevelopment or sale.
  • Structure programs to acquire, dispose, restructure or develop distressed real estate including development of debt, lease arrangements and other financing products.
  • Form of investment structures for acquisition of assets out of bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Negotiate loan workouts, forbearances, deeds-in-lieu, foreclosure proceedings compositions and release of guarantors and other debtor/creditor enforcement actions.
  • Represent clients in lender and inter-creditor matters.
  • Represent commercial landlords in dealing with insolvent or bankrupt tenants.
  • Structure, negotiate and document financing for distressed assets to be purchased or sold in bankruptcy.
  • Assist clients in their corporate reorganization or liquidation.
  • Address relevant tax and regulatory issues.

Other Restructuring and Insolvency Services

Firm Highlights

Publication

Proposition 24: California’s Ever-Evolving Privacy Landscape

Next Tuesday is election day, and this year, California voters are deciding whether to support another statewide privacy initiative – the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) (Proposition 24).  This measure would expand on the...

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Year-End Estate Planning in an Election Year

The 2020 election is less than a month away and year-end estate planning is already underway for many. Under current law, the estate, gift and GST (generation-skipping transfer) tax exemptions for 2020 are set at...

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News

Alexis Sinclair Joins Farella Braun + Martel’s Financial Services Industry Group

SAN FRANCISCO, October 14, 2020: Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel is pleased to announce that business transactions lawyer Alexis Sinclair has joined the firm as special counsel in its Financial Services...

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News

More Americans Are Renouncing Their Citizenship

In the article, "More Americans Are Renouncing Their Citizenship," originally published in The Wall Street Journal , Erin Fraser discusses tax and estate planning issues related to renouncing U.S. citizenship. Link to the full article .

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The Election Season Is Upon Us: Guidance for Managing Political Expression in the California Workplace

In a year of extraordinary events, this election has been more divisive and controversial than any other in recent history. Many employers are grappling with how they should manage political expression in the workplace...

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Event

LSI's PFAS Contamination and Regulation in California Virtual Conference

Sarah Bell will be speaking at LSI's virtual conference on PFAS Contamination and Regulation in California live webinar, "PFAS and Hazardous Materials Cleanup Laws." Details: CWA violations, CERCLA designations, and NRD claims as potential game...

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3rd Annual BASF Cannabis Conference

Jeff Hamilton will moderate the program "All of the “Hot Topics” in Cannabis” at the 3rd Annual BASF Cannabis Conference. Details: The BASF Cannabis Conference provides attorneys an opportunity to enhance their practical skills...

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Trade Secrets Protection, Enforcement & Litigation West Coast Conference

Eugene Mar is a featured panelist at the Trade Secrets Protection, Enforcement & Litigation West Coast Conference virtual event.

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Publication

Insights Into the First Patent Trial in Waco, Texas - MV3 Partners v. Roku

A 7-person jury in Waco, Texas, recently returned its verdict in the first patent trial held before Judge Albright: defense verdict, no finding of infringement. In the MV3 Partners v. Roku dispute, MV3 Partners...

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News

3 Things To Know After Busy WDTX Patent Judge's 1st Trial

Eugene Mar spoke to Law360 about the  MV3 Partners LLC v. Roku Inc.  case in the article, " 3 Things To Know After Busy WDTX Patent Judge's 1st Trial." In the article, Eugene said he's...

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