Michael McMahon advises clients on a full spectrum of commercial real estate transactions. Michael’s commercial real estate practice primarily involves the representation of investment banks, life insurance companies, institutional lenders and investors involved in acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate and real estate finance transactions, including conduit loan origination, whole loan and subordinate debt origination, loan purchases and co-lender arrangements.
Selected for inclusion in the Irish Legal 100 Irish Rising Stars, Michael has negotiated, documented and closed billions of dollars of transactions over the course of his career. He is regularly involved in deals that range in size and complexity from tens to hundreds of millions of dollars of commercial real estate investment.
Michael’s responsiveness and personal attention to each client’s specific needs allow him to focus intently on their objectives and goals for each deal. Michael is not easily daunted by difficult scenarios or personalities, and is at his best when collaborating and working with his clients, purchasers, sellers, borrowers and opposing counsel to realize a mutually beneficial outcome: a successful closing.
Representation of a real estate investment joint venture in the workout of a $180 million mortgage loan and a $31 million mezzanine loan secured by a hotel portfolio.
Representation of a major New York–area health care system in connection with over $1.9 billion in bond financing for the refinancing of existing debt and construction and modernization purposes, and in the subsequent restructuring of the bond financing.
Representation of a private REIT as purchaser of a major office building in San Francisco, California, and in connection with a $200+ million related acquisition financing.
Representation of the owner of a Park Avenue office tower in connection with a $70 million mortgage refinancing.
Representation of a major global life insurance company in connection with refinancing secured by a cooperative apartment building located in New York City.
Representation of a major investment bank in connection with the origination of a $138 million securitized mortgage loan secured by a regional lifestyle mall-center located outside of Phoenix, Arizona.
Representation of a New York City religious organization in connection with the disposition of its real estate holdings.
Representation of a leading multinational automotive and financial services company in an arbitration proceeding against the Republic of Argentina before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, D.C.
Representation of a major producer and marketer of fruit juices in litigation involving false advertising and unfair competition claims.
Representation of a major multinational construction services company in connection with an investigation of a subsidiary’s contracting practices.
Worked on several pro bono matters, including representing not-for-profit clients in the acquisition of property and representing individuals in matters before New York City Housing Court and New York City Family Court.
Michael was selected for inclusion in the 2018 and 2019 New York Super Lawyers’
“Rising Stars” lists, issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html
He was selected for inclusion in the 2016 and 2017 Irish Legal 100 Irish Rising Stars
. A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.irishlegal100.com/
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