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

News

Coronavirus: Can tech allay the dangers of the Bay Area office of the future?

Rebecca Stephens spoke to the San Francisco Chronicle about legal considerations that could potentially hinder a return to physical work as much as technological ones. Link to the article: https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Coronavirus-Can-tech-allay-the-dangers-of-the-15246378.php

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Event

7th Annual Partner Compensation One-Day Workshop

Brian Donnelly is presenting the case study session, "Managing Partner Performance" at Fairfax Associates' 7th Annual Partner Compensation One-Day Workshop. Click here for more information.

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Publication

Zoom Successfully Addresses New York’s Privacy and Security Concerns

A few weeks ago on this blog, we addressed some of the legal issues that have arisen for Zoom , as it becomes a significant part of American daily life during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Insights and Resources

The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing disruption throughout the US that we have not seen in generations. Governmental entities, academia, and the private sector are working diligently to contain COVID-19 while it...

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Publication

Permitting Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage Projects: Lessons From California

The increasing mandates and incentives for the rapid deployment of energy storage are resulting in a boom in the deployment of utility-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS). In the first installment of our series...

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News

Cyber Insurance Demand Heats Up As COVID-19 Hacks Rise

Tyler Gerking spoke to Law360 for the article "Cyber Insurance Demand Heats Up As COVID-19 Hacks Rise." As far as insurance coverage being available for fines and penalties that arise out of privacy and data security laws such as...

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Event

CLA IP Section Technology, Internet, and Privacy Law Interest Group

With only a month and a half to go before Attorney General enforcement, Sushila Chanana, of Farella, Braun + Martel, will discuss the private right of action under the CCPA and some patterns that have...

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Publication

A Roadmap to Litigating Privacy Claims? A Look at a Recent Order From the Google Assistant Privacy Litigation

As privacy-related litigation continues to heat up, Judge Beth Freeman (ND Cal.) recently laid out in In re Google Assistant Privacy Litigation (Case No. 19-cv-04286) [1] a potential roadmap for surviving or winning a...

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News

Dan Cohn Named to American Friends of Tel Aviv University Board of Directors

SAN FRANCISCO, May 26, 2020: Farella Braun + Martel Partner Daniel E. Cohn was elected to the American Friends of Tel Aviv University (AFTAU) Board of Directors. AFTAU is a nonprofit organization that raises...

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Event

Employment Laws and the New Normal: New Workplace Obligations and a New Look at Prior Obligations (Webinar)

Holly Sutton and Rebecca Stephens present the program "Employment Laws and the New Normal: New Workplace Obligations and a New Look at Prior Obligations" to the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) San Francisco Bay Area Chapter. ...

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