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Global Finance




Nitya Kumar Goyal focuses her practice in the area of commercial real estate finance. She represents banks, insurance companies, institutional lenders and private equity investors in mortgage and mezzanine loan origination (including construction loans) secured by a wide variety of commercial real estate properties, including office buildings, hotels and retail properties, as well as loan participations, syndications and other co-lender arrangements. She also has significant experience in credit tenant lease financing and large-ticket equipment and infrastructure/energy project financing.


  • Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, B.SFS, 2008, cum laude
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2011, with High Honors; Order of the Coif; Managing Editor, The George Washington Law Review

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate finance

(Next Generation Partners)

Nitya Kumar GoyalDechert LLP

With national coverage, Dechert LLP is highly reputed for its expertise in origination of commercial real estate loans including mortgage and mezzanine loans, purchase and sale of participations and B-pieces seeking leverage through repo and other technologies, including CRE CLOs and other securitization solutions. The firm routinely acts for issuers, underwriters and asset sellers in CMBS and standalone securitizations of loans, often advising banks as lender’s counsel. Co-chair of the global practice, David Forti in Philadelphia works alongside New York’s Laura Swihart on complex commercial mortgage-backed securitization transactions, work-outs and foreclosures. Also in New York, Richard Jones is recommended for capital markets and mortgage finance, and Laura Ciabarra for on construction and transitional lending. Stewart McQueen in Charlotte heads the commercial mortgage-backed securities practice. In Philadelphia, Kenneth Hackman is noted for origination and securitization of single-family rental (SFR) loans, repurchase facilities and warehouse facilities. Nitya Kumar Goyal and counsel Victoria Boland are likewise noted for credit tenant lease financing, and mezzanine financings and subordinate debt.