Timothy A. Stafford

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Timothy A. Stafford

Partner

New York | 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3504 | +1 212 698 3599

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Timothy A. Stafford, a partner in Dechert's global finance practices, focuses his practice on complex real estate finance transactions, including construction, permanent and mezzanine lending, commercial mortgage securitization, subordinate real estate debt sales and purchases, and resolutions of distressed real estate debt. Mr. Stafford's practice also encompasses acquisitions and dispositions of commercial properties, commercial leasing, and joint venture transactions.

Mr. Stafford has been recognized in the 2009-2015 editions of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in real estate law. He has also been included in the Guide to the World’s Leading Structured Finance and Securitization Lawyers.

Mr. Stafford was a principal draftsman of the form of mezzanine loan intercreditor agreement published in CMBS World, which has become widely used in real estate capital markets transactions. He has also written numerous articles on various topics relating to complex real estate finance structures.

Education
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A., 1978, summa cum laude
  • University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies, M.A., 1980
  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 1983
Admissions
  • New York
Memberships
CRE Finance Council (CREFC)
Young Mortgage Bankers Association 
New York State Bar Association Committee on Commercial Leasing