Lisa D. Weil

Senior Counsel


As a transactional real estate attorney, Lisa handles acquisition, financing, and development of affordable housing projects in California and throughout the country. Developers, investors, and lenders use Lisa for the acquisition, disposition, and financing of their residential rental properties. She handles joint venture deals, mortgage financings, and mezzanine loan transactions, and regularly drafts and negotiates documents, organizing and conducting due diligence review, and finalizing all closing activities for these transactions. 


Represented a large institutional property owner for the disposition of property in connection with an affordable housing project. Drafted all disposition and subordinate financing documents.

Represented a developer in the first successful closing utilizing the New Issue Bond Program (NIBP) financing with Freddie Mac in California. Negotiated subordinate credit enhanced bonds, financing from a local public agency and the California Department of Housing and Community Development and the Federal Affordable Housing Program and conformed all requirements to allow the project to be completed and operate successfully.

Represented multiple owners acquiring or refinancing projects with tax exempt bonds and low income housing tax credits, which included negotiating the repayment and retirement of tax exempt bonds and interfacing with the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee to obtain all necessary consents for the transfer.

Negotiated a global settlement between a nonprofit general partner and the other partners in which the nonprofit partner agreed to withdraw from a portfolio of low-income restricted project-owning partnerships.

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Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California


  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1997, cum laude
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1993