Real Estate and Bankruptcy Attorney Steven Smith Joins Dorsey

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that real estate and bankruptcy attorney Steven Smith has joined the Firm as a Partner in its Dallas office.

Mr. Smith’s real estate practice includes representation of conduit and other lenders and borrowers involved in the financing of commercial real estate. He handles assumptions, defeasance transactions, loan modifications, real estate mortgage investment conduit (REMIC), and other servicing issues for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) master servicers. He also handles pooling and servicing agreement compliance and review, real estate workouts, receiverships, foreclosures, bankruptcies, asset dispositions, litigation, and lender remedy enforcement for various types of commercial lenders, including the representation of CMBS special servicers, and for various parties to non-real estate securitizations including trustees, administrative agents and noteholders.

Mr. Smith’s bankruptcy experience includes providing insolvency counsel to investors, assisting with the acquisition of companies through the Chapter 11 process, and representing

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