Siobhan O’Donnell > Ballard Spahr LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ballard Spahr LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10019-5820
United States
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Partner, Practice Co-Leader of the firm’s Real Estate Finance Group, Leader of the CMBS Loan Origination Team and Bridge Lending Team


Siobhan M. O’Donnell is the Practice Co-Leader of the firm’s Real Estate Finance Group and is the Leader of the CMBS Loan Origination Team and Bridge Lending Team. She focuses her practice on commercial real estate finance.

She represents investment banks, commercial banks, specialty finance companies, and institutional lenders, as well as real estate developers and owners, in a variety of real estate financing transactions. Siobhan represents clients in permanent and bridge loan origination, CMBS conduit loans, construction loans, preferred equity transactions, mezzanine loans, and other subordinate financing structures. She also has significant experience in other aspects of real estate transactions, including leasing and acquisitions and dispositions of real estate.





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Ballard Spahr Hiring Committee

Co-Chair, Ballard Spahr Summer Associate Program, 2013-2014


Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D. 2006)
Member, Temple Law Review

Temple University (B.A. 2003)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate finance

From Baltimore, Ballard Spahr LLP‘s practice-co-head Thomas Hauser counsels lenders, investors, borrowers, and other sources of capital in various financing structures and and restructuring of real estate-related assets. Co-head Siobhan O’Donnell in Los Angeles focuses on commercial real estate, and heads the CMBS loan origination team; she also advises on construction loans, preferred equity transactions and mezzanine loans. Jeffrey Page leads the New York office’s real estate finance team, specializing in all facets of real estate lending and restructuring work.