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

Work Department

Finance and Real Estate

Career

Stewart McQueen focuses his practice on securitization transactions, complex real estate finance and capital markets. His experience includes representing issuers, underwriters, collateral managers, b-piece buyers and investors in connection with securitization transactions, particularly CMBS and CRE CLOs; borrowers and lenders in connection with repurchase facilities, warehouse facilities and revolving credit facilities; and lenders, purchasers and sellers in connection with mortgage and mezzanine financings and loan sales.

Education

Clemson University, B.S., 1996, cum laude; University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2002, magna cum laude, Order of the Wig and Robe, Order of the Coif, Associate Editor-in-Chief of the South Carolina Law Review

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate finance

(Leading lawyers)

Stewart McQueenDechert 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.