Real Estate Finance Lawyer Marc Daniel Joins Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC
Washington, DC, February 22, 2010 -- Arnold & Porter LLP announced today that Marc Daniel has joined the firm as counsel in Washington, DC. Mr. Daniel will work closely with John Busillo and Alan Lawrence, who have expanded the firm's capabilities in commercial real estate financing transactions. The new group complements Arnold & Porter's existing capabilities in the real estate, bankruptcy, and corporate practices.
"Marc has a wealth of experience in originating, selling, and restructuring commercial real estate debt. The turmoil in the capital markets over the past few years is creating additional demand for this expertise," said Michael Goodwin, head of Arnold & Porter's real estate practice.
Mr. Daniel has experience with a wide range of mortgage and mezzanine financings, workouts, and restructurings, as well as with sales and purchases of mortgage, mezzanine, and other real estate-related debt involving a variety of structures and property types. His clients have included investment banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions.
"I am very pleased to join Arnold & Porter's real estate group and look forward to working with my former colleagues, John and Alan, as we continue to expand our services in the real estate finance area," said Mr. Daniel.
Mr. Busillo and Mr. Lawrence joined Arnold & Porter on December 22, 2009. Mr. Busillo advises major financial institutions, commercial and investment banks, insurance companies, public sector entities, and developers in real estate financing matters and the workout of distressed properties in the United States and Mexico. Mr. Lawrence represents institutional lenders and funds in all aspects of real estate financings and restructurings, and has practiced in London as well as in the United States.
Arnold & Porter has an international real estate practice, with 30 lawyers practicing in New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and London. The team represents developers, REITs, lenders, public-private partnerships, and institutional investors, among others, to evaluate, develop, and implement their real estate goals. The firm's corporate and securities practice, which is based in the US and London offices, handles matters ranging from complex, high-profile mergers and acquisitions to a wide variety of capital markets transactions and vital business transactions.
Arnold & Porter LLP is an international law firm of more than 675 lawyers with offices in Brussels, Denver, London, Los Angeles, New York, Northern Virginia, San Francisco, and Washington, DC. The firm, founded in 1946, maintains more than 25 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of the law, with a primary focus on litigation, transactional matters, and regulatory issues.