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Lydia C. Stefanowicz, a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Department, will be a speaker at a webinar on “Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate: Legal Opinions.”  The program is being hosted by the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law and will begin at 1:00pm (ET) on May 25, 2016.

Ms. Stefanowicz concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial lending and real estate.  She provides counsel to both lenders and borrowers in real estate acquisition, construction, permanent mortgage and mezzanine financings.  She has significant experience in real estate workouts and debt restructuring transactions, and represents real estate developers and investment funds in connection with the formation of joint ventures to acquire, develop, construct and manage properties.

Ms. Stefanowicz handles the structuring, negotiation and documentation of both secured and unsecured corporate and commercial loan transactions and other credit accommodations. Her work in this area encompasses revolving credit and term loan facilities, syndicated and participated credits, letters of credit and bankers’ acceptances, asset-based financings, liquidity facilities and tax-exempt financings.  She represents lenders in the negotiation and documentation of inter-creditor agreements.

Ms. Stefanowicz is a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, where she serves as a member of the Board of Regents and as Co-Chair of the Opinions Committee.  She is also a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, where she is Secretary of the Attorney Opinions Committee.