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Loeb & Loeb LLP, David Barksdale, Los Angeles, USA

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David Barksdale

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Loeb & Loeb LLP

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Real Estate




David Barksdale focuses his practice on real estate finance, investment and development, with an emphasis on loan originations, strategic investments and joint venture transactions. He has more than 30 years of experience representing both lenders and borrowers in structured and syndicated finance transactions, and handling acquisitions, leasing, workouts, and restructurings involving real estate assets of all types.

David represents life insurance companies, financial institutions, and investment banks as lenders and equity investors in project finance, and as lenders in the origination of real estate finance for balance sheet or securitization. He also represents energy providers in obtaining project financing.

In addition, David advises special servicers, lenders, and investors in the workout and restructuring of real estate financing, including CMBS debt, and represents private equity funds in the investment and deployment of capital, whether as debt or equity. He has represented real estate developers in the financing, acquisition and disposition, development, and construction of retail, office, industrial, hotel, casino, special-use, residential, and mixed-use properties, as well as master-planned communities.


University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D.
Oral Roberts University, B.A. and B.S., magna cum laude

United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Smart, experienced and very responsiveLoeb & Loeb LLP advises buyers, seller, landlords and tenants on commercial leasing, acquisitions, sales and joint ventures. On the finance side the firm acts for lenders and borrowers on loan origination, CMBS, syndicated credit facilities, loan participations, inter-creditor agreements and mezzanine financing. A recent highlight saw the firm represent the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority on a PPP for the $18bn development of the new West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor in Los Angeles. Another highlight included acting for the County of Los Angeles on a PPP with Trammell Crow Company for the construction of a $400m high-rise office building for the County of Los Angeles. ‘Skilled attorneySteven Kornblau , who ‘excels on both complicated and contentious deals’, advised Aareal Capital Corporation on a $460m senior mortgage loan secured by the Waldorf Astoria in Beverly Hills and the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Kornblau also advised the LA Metro on the $1.5bn redevelopment of the James A Farley Post Office, which will be converted into part of Moynihan Station in New York. Raymond Sanseverino heads the team in New York with support from Nichole Cortese, Kenneth Sold, Kenneth Freeman and Scott Schneider. David Barksdale joined as a partner from Ballard Spahr LLP in the Los Angeles office. All named attorneys are based in New York unless otherwise stated.

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