Commercial Real Estate Finance

Leaders in commercial real estate finance

Dechert is a leading firm in the area of commercial real estate finance. We handle the purchase and sale of commercial real estate debt products, and the origination of the commercial real estate loans, as well as the full life cycle of commercial real estate loans after origination.

Dechert’s commercial real estate finance group includes many of the industry’s leading lawyers who play a central role in high-visibility real estate transactions.

Dechert is recognized as one of the few firms — if not the only firm — that maintains a premier commercial real estate capital markets practice concentrating in loan origination, loan acquisition and disposition, securitization, rating agency, representation, servicing, workouts/restructuring and bankruptcy matters.

  • “Renowned for its full range of financing work including prowess in relation to loan origination, securitization and servicing. Regularly sought out for work relating to significant real estate assets and loan portfolios, and offers particularly experienced counsel on syndicated transactions” by Chambers USA, 2017.
  • “Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate” The Legal 500 US Awards 2015. 
  • Named “Law Firm of the Year” by Real Estate Finance & Investment Financing Awards 2016. As noted by the publication, the award recognizes Dechert’s real estate team as demonstrating exceptional performance, client satisfaction and innovation over the past 12 months. 
  • Shortlisted along with five other law firms for “Real Estate Law Firm of the Year” by Chambers USA, 2015.
  • Winner of Real Estate Forum’s “2015’s Deals & Dealmakers” for our role in the Wells Fargo and Blackstone/GE Capital Real Estate transaction (Feb/March, 2016). The Wells Fargo and Blackstone/GE Capital Real Estate transaction was also named “Private Equity Deal of the Year” at the IFLR Americas 2016 Awards. In addition, it was named a finalist for M&A Advisors’ “Real Estate Deal of the Year, $10 billion+” international award and the “2015 Real Estate Deal of the Year” national award.