A commercial finance attorney on the firm’s Capital Markets Team, Katherine specializes in representing lenders and borrowers in all their real estate finance needs.
Katherine has extensive experience steering and closing sophisticated and complex real estate finance transactions, including acquisition, bridge and construction financing, ground lease financing, mezzanine loans, revolving credit facilities, and secondary market transactions. She regularly handles transactions throughout the United States, and her experience spans a broad spectrum of property types, including undeveloped land, hotel/resort, retail, commercial, and multifamily and mixed use projects. She maintains a practical deal-making approach using her experience with asset management work (including loan modifications, assumptions, collateral substitutions, restructures and work outs) to add valuable perspective that takes into account the entire life of a loan.
Katherine received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law, where she was a founding member and Vice President of the Real Estate Law Association in connection with the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate. Katherine was awarded the 2010-11 Jerry Patch Constitutional Law Award and was designated a member of the Order of the Coif. She earned her B.A. in International Studies from Boston College.