Adam Weissburg is a transactional attorney who regularly represents borrowers and lenders in all facets of real estate finance.  

Adam’s lending clientele ranges from local banks to some of the larger financial institutions in the United States, including banks, debt funds, insurance companies and private lenders. On the borrower side, Adam represents local developers, institutional owners of real estate, and public and private REITs. In connection with both transactions, he often is called about to structure for (and in the capacity of representing lenders, splitting loans to accommodate) mezzanine and senior secured real estate facilities. Adam also has extensive experience in workouts and loan amendments, having started his career as a bankruptcy attorney in the early 1990s.  

Local Counsel, National Experience  

Adam prides himself on having a team of lawyers who can handle large and smaller loans. Staffing efficiencies allow him and his team to represent both lenders and borrowers in loans ranging as low as a few million dollars, while still having the resources and experience to handle loans that routinely exceed $100 million. Although a resident in Los Angeles and having handled a multitude of California transactions, he acts as lead counsel on transactions throughout the United States.  


Represented a lender to an owner of a boutique hotel in New York City in connection with a $65 million loan facility, which was structured as a senior loan of $40 million that was transferred to another lender and the client retaining a junior loan in the amount of $19 million. Negotiated all loan documents, syndication agreement and inter-creditor agreement with a mezzanine lender to borrower.  

Represented an insurance company in $100 million loan to a publicly traded REIT. The loan was secured by office properties located in Los Angeles and Orange County. 

Represented a hedge fund on various loan works outs associated with assets acquired in bankruptcy. Loans worked out included cross collateralized loans, to regional and national lenders, with loan sizes ranging below $5 million to in excess of $20 million.   

Primary counsel for mezzanine lender in connection with mezzanine loans throughout the United States. Loans included capital for distressed loan acquisition, converting into both senior and mezzanine loans upon sponsor's acquisition of underlying real estate.  

Represented a large national bank in connection with the restructure of a $100 million A/B loan to multiple borrowers and secured by both multiple office buildings along with membership interests in affiliated entities. In addition to the multiple collateral issues, representation included negotiation of the syndication of the loan with various lenders.  

Represented one of the largest U.S. national banks in connection with an approximately $53 million mortgage loan to a large retail shopping center. The collateral was tenanted with small and multiple large, national tenants and subject to a ground lease with the municipality.  

Represented an agency office of a foreign lender in connection with an approximately $500 million facility secured by multifamily properties in four states in the Western United States.  

Represented a syndicate of lenders in connection with a loan in the approximate amount of $500 million secured by a regional shopping center.  

Represented borrower in $240 million financing of trophy hotel in Southern California.  



Speaking Engagements


Awards & Affiliations

Honors & Recognitions

Named to ALM/GlobeSt.'s "Rainmakers in CRE Debt, Equity & Finance", 2024

Best Lawyers, Real Estate Law, 2011-2024

Ranked in Chambers USA Southern California in Real Estate, 2021-2024

BTI Consulting Group, 2020 Client Service All-Star

GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum's 2020 Rainmaker in Debt & Equity Finance Influencers

Who’s Who Legal: Hospitality, 2020, 2022-2023

Who’s Who Legal: Global Real Estate, 2016, 2018-2023

Legal 500, Real Estate, 2015

Southern California Super Lawyers, Real Estate, 2005, 2007-2024

Selected as one of 40 attorneys in Los Angeles Business Journal's "Who's Who in Law: Angelenos to Know in Real Estate Law," 2013

Professional Affiliations

American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA)

American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL)

Adjunct Professor, USC Gould Law School (Real Estate and Finance)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central, Northern, and Eastern Districts of California


J.D., University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, 1990, Order of the Coif

A.B., University of California, Berkeley, 1986

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