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Dechert LLP
United States
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Work Department

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

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.