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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Andrew Jagoda, New York, USA

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Andrew Jagoda

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

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Real Estate

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Andrew L. Jagoda serves as co-head of the New York Real Estate practice. He focuses on real estate financing, development and construction, and the workout, restructuring and sale of distressed assets, net lease transactions, joint ventures and leasing (both space and ground leases).

Andrew represents a wide array of clients, including insurance companies, banks, developers, foreign and US investment funds, family-office investors, landlords, tenants and nonprofit organizations. He advises on the financing, acquisition, construction, leasing and sale of a wide range of properties, including office buildings, hotels, retail centers and multifamily properties, both market-rate and affordable, on an individual property basis as well as on a portfolio basis. Andrew has extensive experience representing lenders in a broad spectrum of loan transactions, including construction loans, ground lease financing, multiproperty financing, mezzanine financing and the financing of ground lease payments. He also has considerable experience representing lenders with the workout, restructuring and foreclosure of real estate and construction mortgage loans for office buildings, hotels, condominium projects, multifamily buildings and industrial properties. Andrew additionally represents borrowers in negotiating workouts with banks and commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) servicers.

Before joining Katten, Andrew served as counsel at the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC), a federal agency charged with the disposition of real estate assets from failed financial institutions. While at the RTC, he advised on the disposition of approximately $4 billion of assets. In addition, he represented China Huarong Asset Management Corporation, an agency of the government of the People's Republic of China, in a series of bulk sales of more than $1 billion of non-performing loans and foreclosed properties, structured as joint ventures between Huarong and investors. These were among the first such transactions conducted in China. Andrew also has represented various private foundations in the recovery of art stolen during the Holocaust.


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Real estate

Within: Real estate

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP’s ‘top-notch, commercially minded attorneys’ are ‘true business partners who maintain a laser focus on the needs of the company’, and the firm is ‘a valuable asset in terms of expertise, industry knowledge and overall value’. The practice has been active in cross-border investment and transactional matters, and is also recognized for its expertise in affordable housing transactions, CMBS issuances and finance and equity deals. The team is currently representing The Barack Obama Foundation in connection with its proposed high-value development of the Obama Presidential Centre, a library and archive containing records of the Obama presidency. Other notable highlights included acting for Callahan Capital Properties on the $650m purchase of 85 Broad Street in Lower Manhattan from a joint venture of MetLife and Capital Partners, obtaining a loan of $359m from Naxis Real Estate as part of the purchase funding, and advising AIG on approximately 30 transactions over the course of 12 months, including several construction and non-construction financing matters. National practice head Timothy Little is the key name to note, and ‘great attorneyDavid Dlugie heads the team in Chicago and is praised for his ‘extensive experience’ and ‘ability to get the right result for each client’. Daniel Huffenus, Bruce Kosub and Andrew Jagoda are the key contacts in Charlotte, Irving and New York, respectively.

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