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Dechert LLP

CIRCA CENTRE, 2929 ARCH STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19104-2808, USA
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Dechert LLP, Kenneth D. Hackman, Philadelphia, USA

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Kenneth D. Hackman

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Dechert LLP

Work Department

Finance & Real Estate

Career

Kenneth D. Hackman is a Partner in Dechert’s global finance practice. Mr. Hackman’s practice encompasses a broad range of real estate finance and investment matters, including the representation of borrowers and lenders on repurchase facilities, warehouse facilities and single-family rental finance transactions, including the origination and securitization of single-family rental loans.

Mr. Hackman also has significant experience in the origination, acquisition and disposition of complex mortgage loans, mezzanine financings, the financing of distressed and under-performing mortgage debt, and the modification, workout and restructuring of complex distressed-debt structures. Mr. Hackman represents a number of investment banks, commercial banks, life insurance companies, institutional investors, specialty finance companies, REITs and private equity funds.

Member

CRE Finance Council (CREFC); Mortgage Bankers’ Association (MBA)

Education

Washington and Lee University, B.A., 2005, cum laude, 2005; University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 2008, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Executive Editor of the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, recipient of the Faculty Award for Excellence in Legal Scholarship 
Extern, the Honorable Thomas M. Hardiman, U.S. District Judge, Western District of Pennsylvania (Summer 2006)


United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Dechert LLP's practice covers commercial real estate finance, as well as the acquisition and sale of commercial real estate debt products. , while the firm also advises on loan origination, acquisitions and dispositions, securitizations, restructuring, commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and bankruptcy matters. The firm's client base includes issuers, underwriters, loan sellers, servicers, operating advisors and investors. New York-based Laura Swihart and Devin Swaney continue to act for key client Freddie Mac, and this year advised on around 50 deals with an aggregate value of $50bn. Swaney also advised First Foundation Bank as a mortgage loan seller in the securitization of loans secured by multifamily properties. Philadelphia-based Richard Jones and Charlotte-based Stewart McQueen advised The Bancorp on a $304m CMBS deal sponsored by The Bancorp Bank, a Delaware state chartered commercial bank. Another highlight included advising Blackstone Mortgage Trust on a $1bn collateralized loan obligation, while the firm also also acted for Citibank and Goldman Sachs on the $1.9bn refinancing of loans secured by luxury Bahamas resort Atlantis Paradise Island. Philadelphia-based Jason S Rozes, David Forti and New York-based Krystyna Blakeslee are also recommended. Newly promoted partners include Boston-based Christopher Desmond, Samuel Gilbert; Philadelphia-based Gennady Gorel, Kenneth Hackman and New York-based Matthew Fischer. Matthew Hays joined as partner in the Chicago office from Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Kahlil T Yearwood left the firm for Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Other clients include Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BlackRock, Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs.

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