Distressed Real Estate


Together with our accomplished real estate lawyers and litigators, our group handles some of the largest and most complex distressed real estate matters in the industry. Much like the types of distressed real estate matters that we handle, our range of experience in these matters is vast and varied. Our lawyers have an in-depth understanding of the real estate and development industry, including issues specific to owners, developers, operating companies, and REITs in complex real estate cases.

We regularly advise secured and unsecured lenders and creditors’ committees in real estate workouts and restructurings, including consensual out-of-court restructurings, and Chapter 11 reorganization and liquidation cases. Our significant and continued experience representing lenders in complex real estate workouts and reorganization cases have allowed our professionals to gain an understanding of the latest issues facing the industry.

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms 2017
National: Real Estate Law (Tier 1)
Los Angeles: Real Estate Law (Tier 1)
New York: Real Estate Law (Tier 1)
San Jose: Real Estate Law (Tier 1)
San Diego: Litigation - Real Estate (Tier 2)


Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016
Japan: Real Estate: International Firms
Japan: Real Estate: Domestic
China: Real Estate: International Firms


Chambers USA 2017
New York: Real Estate: Mainly Corporate & Finance
New York: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
California: Real Estate
Nationwide: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Nationwide: REITs


Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2016
Japan: Real Estate: International Firms and Joint Ventures
China: Real Estate: Foreign Firms


Legal 500 US 2017
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment Trusts
Land Use/Zoning
Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate


Here is what they say about us:

"MoFo is truly the best firm I have ever hired"
(Chambers USA)

“‘excellent on finance matters’ and possesses ‘deep industry knowledge’”
(Legal 500 US)


"The team is strong, they work efficiently and are always available"
(Chambers USA)


"An outstanding team of very knowledgeable lawyers"
(Legal 500 US)


"The strongest real estate law team...second to none"
(U.S. News & World Report)

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