Katherine A. Burroughs is a partner in the finance and real estate group and the business restructuring and reorganization group. Her practice is focused in the areas of commercial real estate capital markets and high yield and distressed investments. She has represented capital market investors, lenders, loan special servicers and an international rating agency in CMBS securitizations, including subordinate bond acquisition, loan origination, acquisition and restructuring, and workout, bankruptcy and foreclosure matters in the U.S., European and Canadian real estate structured finance markets. Ms. Burroughs was recognized as a leading lawyer for real estate law in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Ms. Burroughs speaks and publishes regularly, and has received an award from the American Bankruptcy Institute as a top articles contributor. She co-authored the “Complex Loan Structures" and "Issues Arising in Connection with the Foreclosure or Other Enforcement of the Securitized Loan" chapters in the Mortgage and Asset-Backed Securitization Litigation Handbook, as well as a chapter on European CMBS servicing in Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securitisation: Developments in the European Market. Other articles include, “A Look at Courts’ View of Intercreditor Rights” (Bloomberg); “Forbearance Agreements” (New York Law Journal); “Treatment of Mortgage Loan Repurchase Agreements in Bankruptcy” (Dechert Restructuring and Reorganization Report); and “Recent Bankruptcy Cases Impacting Commercial Real Estate Financing and Securitization” (Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law).
Cornell University, B.S., 1985
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D., 1988, Order of the Coif
American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL)
CRE Finance Council (CREFC)
Mortgage Bankers Association