Marc Daniel represents institutional bank and non-bank lenders, borrowers and agents in domestic and international debt finance transactions with a focus on the real estate industry, including: the origination of warehouse, repurchase and other asset-based credit facilities; the origination of corporate credit facilities and bridge loans; DIP financing; and the origination, acquisition, and disposition of commercial mortgage loans, mezzanine loans, and pari passu and senior/subordinate interests therein, together with the negotiation and documentation of related co-lender and intercreditor arrangements. He also represents lenders, servicers, and participants in the restructuring and work-out of distressed real estate loans with an emphasis on complex multi-tranche structures. His financing and restructuring experience has involved the full range of commercial properties, including office, hotel, retail, gaming, and multi-family properties, and has included Shariah-compliant financings.

Prior to joining Arnold & Porter, Mr. Daniel's practice included mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, project financings and commercial real estate transactions, including purchase and sale, joint ventures and commercial leasing.


  • Investment banks and insurance companies in the origination and syndication of mortgage and mezzanine financing for several multibillion dollar public-to-private transactions in the hotel, office, and healthcare sectors.
  • Sellers and purchasers of whole loans, notes, and participations in connection with various commercial mortgage and mezzanine financings.
  • Financial institutions and insurance companies with respect to the restructuring and foreclosure of commercial mortgage and mezzanine loans.
  • Investment banks in the origination of secured revolving credit facilities.


  • JD, University of Michigan Law School, 1994
  • SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991
  • Texas
  • New York

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