Jeff’s primary practice focuses on representing private equity clients in varied investments in commercial real estate and operating and development joint ventures.

Jeff counsels global private equity firms, opportunity funds, and national, regional and local developers and banks on a wide range of real estate assets including multifamily, retail, office, industrial, hospitality and golf. He partners with clients to help them navigate complex multi-property, multi-state real estate acquisitions, dispositions and financings, legal due diligence and acquisitions, financings and dispositions of performing and non-performing loan portfolios and related asset management, real estate development, syndications and sale-leaseback transactions.

Relevant Experience

  • Represented a global private equity firm in the due diligence, acquisition, financing and restructure of a public company in a $7.6B take private transaction of 120+ apartment complexes.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in the $100,000,000+ financing of a portfolio of 25 private and daily fee golf courses.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in the joint venture formation, acquisition and financing of an industrial redevelopment site.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in the due diligence, acquisition and financing of a $1.8B portfolio of apartment complexes.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in the due diligence, acquisition and financing of a $320,000,000 portfolio of 48 private and daily fee golf courses.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in the due diligence, acquisition and financing of a $45,000,000 portfolio of 5 private golf courses.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in the due diligence of a $1B pool of sub and non-performing commercial real estate loans.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in the due diligence of a $375,000,000 pool of sub and non-performing commercial real estate loans.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in the due diligence and acquisition of a $270,000,000 pool of performing, sub and non-performing assisted living/skilled nursing facility loans.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in the due diligence and acquisition of a $75,000,000 pool of performing, sub and non-performing commercial real estate loans.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in the due diligence and acquisition of a $300,000,000 pool of sub and non-performing commercial real estate loans and REO.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in the due diligence and acquisition of a $4,100,000,000 pool of sub and non-performing commercial real estate loans and REO and subsequent financing.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in $600,000,000 acquisition of performing and subperforming commercial real estate loan portfolio and REO, and subsequent financing.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in $540,000,000 acquisition of performing and subperforming commercial real estate loan portfolio, and subsequent securitization, financing and DPOs.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in $480,000,000 acquisition and seller financing of performing and subperforming commercial real estate loan portfolio, and subsequent loan sales, DPOs, foreclosures and deeds in lieu of foreclosure, and dispositions.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in $475,000,000 acquisition and financing of non-performing commercial real estate loan portfolio, and subsequent loan sales, DPOs, foreclosures and deeds in lieu of foreclosure, and dispositions.
  • Represented a national industrial developer in 6,000 acre land assemblage, financings and corresponding industrial development surrounding Union Pacific intermodal facility.

Memberships

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, Texas State Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized as a Leader in the Field, Real Estate, Texas, Chambers USA, 2011-2017
  • AV Peer Review Rated in Martindale-Hubbell. A description of the selection methodology can be found on Martindale-Hubbell’s webpage.

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    • Building Relationships, September 30, 2015
    • Building Relationships, September 17, 2014