Dechert Welcomes Real Estate Transactions Lawyer in New York  

January 29, 2021

Dechert LLP announced today that Craig Brown has joined the firm’s global finance practice as a partner based in New York, focusing on commercial real estate. 

Mr. Brown has more than 25 years of experience advising on all aspects of real estate law, including acquisition, development, financing, leasing, and disposition of all types of domestic and international real estate assets, as well as structuring complex real estate joint venture transactions. He also has significant experience advising family offices, and regularly advises prominent investment funds, homebuilders, developers, hotel operators, money center banks, and insurance companies. Mr. Brown received a J.D. and M.B.A. from Hofstra University.

David Forti, global co-chair of Dechert’s finance practice group commented, “Craig is widely respected as a savvy real estate advisor and his significant experience on complex real estate transactions will further strengthen our practice.”

“I’m excited to be joining Dechert’s market-leading global finance practice,” Mr. Brown said. “I look forwarding to working with my new colleagues around the world to help our clients with their most complicated and significant real estate matters.”

Dechert’s finance capabilities concentrate on commercial real estate, commercial real estate finance, collateralized loan obligations, commercial mortgage-backed securitization and asset-backed securitization. The global finance team advises leading property owners, investment banks, commercial banks, insurance companies, REITs and other public and privately held corporations, private equity sponsors, hedge funds, debt funds, mezzanine lenders, alternate lenders and other market participants.

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