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Dechert LLP
Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas
NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797
United States

Work Department

Global Finance

Position

Partner

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 single-family rental finance transactions, including the origination and securitization of single-family rental loans, repurchase facilities and warehouse facilities.

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.

Mr. Hackman is an active participant in industry trade organizations such as the CRE Finance Council (CREFC) and is also a contributor to Dechert’s finance and real estate blog, Crunched Credit.

Memberships

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

Education

  • Washington and Lee University, B.A., 2005, cum laude
  • University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 2008, magna cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate finance

(Next Generation Partners)

Ken HackmanDechert LLP

Dechert LLP routinely represents major lenders in the market on their CMBS issuances, mortgage and mezzanine loans, and the acquisition and disposition of interests in such loans including through syndication, purchase and sale of participations and B-pieces. The practice also has a solid offering in distressed debt and restructuring. Co-chair David Forti, based in Philadelphia, is a leading figure, having held positions in the CRE Finance Council; he represents lenders, issuers and funds in mezzanine financing, loan sales and purchases, work-outs and foreclosures. Fellow co-chair Richard Jones is based in New York and specializes in capital markets and mortgage finance. In the same office, Laura Swihart acts for issuers, underwriters, mortgage loan sellers and subordinate bond buyers in connection with commercial mortgage backed securitization transactions. Other key attorneys include Stewart McQueen, managing partner in Charlotte, Ken Hackman, Matthew B Ginsburg, and Nitya Kumar Goyal in Philadelphia, who is experienced in loan participations, co-lender arrangements and credit tenant lease financing. Craig Brown joined the practice from Duval & Stachenfeld LLP in early 2021.