Nicholas N. Sears is an Attorney in the firm’s Real Estate Development and Finance Practice. Mr. Sears leads the firm’s Commercial Real Estate Debt Management Practice, a practice dedicated to providing legal support and practical business advice to real estate owners in all aspects of their relationships with lenders. Additionally, Mr. Sears practices in the areas of asset-based lending, commercial workouts, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, real estate development and finance, and real estate capital markets.
Over the course of his practice, Mr. Sears has guided both lenders and borrowers through three serious real estate recessions. Mr. Sears’ extensive experience in negotiating and closing conduit loans since the inception of the CMBS market and his resulting expertise with the terms and pitfalls of the loan documents, together with his business acumen and real estate legal knowledge, provides him with a uniquely qualified basis from which to advise borrowers in all aspects of their relationship with their lenders.
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