Cole Schotz P.C.


Real Estate Special Opportunities


Utilizing their breadth of experience in both thriving and distressed economic environments, the members of our Real Estate Special Opportunities Group have the practical experience and depth to offer clients flexible and creative solutions to a multitude of complex real estate transactions.

With a multi-disciplinary approach, capitalizing on the knowledge and experience of members of our real estate, corporate, litigation and restructuring departments, Cole Schotz attorneys counsel our clients on structuring strategic debt acquisitions and originations, debt restructurings and workouts, asset acquisitions, dispositions and recapitalizations, and the prosecution of property and equity foreclosures (both contested and uncontested), to achieve their investment goals and business objectives.

As trusted advisors and counsel to many REITS, real estate private equity firms and opportunity funds, private and institutional lenders of mortgage and mezzanine loans, and developers, our broad experience and diversified approach positions our clients to appreciate all of the unique and difficult issues concerning the acquisition and disposition of securitized and unsecuritized debt and distressed assets, as well as the prompt and efficient implementation of strategies in restructuring and foreclosing on debt and specific collateral.


Department Chairs




Dalan, RWN pay $47M for Midtown East ground lease

As published in: The Real Deal February 25, 2015

TIAA-CREF Buys Tower In Path Of Progress

As published in: Real Estate Weekly November 27, 2014

NY REIT Snags Twitter HQ In $335M Deal

As published in: Law360 July 31, 2014

Cole Schotz Advises on Sale of $40 Million Jersey City Landmark Building

Former Butler Brothers Warehouse to be Redeveloped into High-End Apartments April 15, 2014

Executive Moves

As published in: Crain's New York Business October 10, 2013

Tessler swoops in to develop NMP’s Madison Ave site

As published in: The Real Deal September 10, 2013


Recent Events

Summer Cocktails Under the Stars, Cole Schotz Real Estate Special Opportunity Group, The Kimberly Hotel, New York, NY
August 8, 2012