Real Estate Finance Attorney Teresa "Teri" Long Joins Sullivan as Counsel in New York

Press Release
November 28, 2017

New York, NY, November 28, 2017 – International law firm Sullivan today announced the arrival of Teresa "Teri" Long as counsel with the Real Estate Group in New York. Previously an associate at DLA Piper LLP and Kaye Scholer LLP, Long follows partners Joseph Philip Forte and Barbara J. Shachnow to S&W as part of the firm's expanded real estate finance practice.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Teri to the firm," said Ashley Brooks, co-chair of the Sullivan Real Estate Debt and Equity practice group. "She brings significant and sophisticated experience across a wide array of complex financing arrangements and matters. Teri's arrival, combined with Joe and Barbara's joining in mid-November, strengthens the depth and breadth of offerings our Real Estate Finance practice in New York can provide clients."

A seasoned real estate finance attorney, Long represents lenders and borrowers and focuses her practice on the origination and securitization of complex commercial mortgage and mezzanine loans (both CMBS and Portfolio financings) with collateral covering a wide range of asset classes throughout the United States. In addition, she represents companies on the sale and purchase of commercial mortgage and mezzanine loans, loan portfolios, junior notes, participation interests, and pledges to repurchase facilities.

"Sullivan offers me a broader platform and a greater opportunity to continue growing my practice while also providing my clients assistance across a wider spectrum of legal issues and matters," Long said. "I'm pleased to join Joe and Barbara, and I look forward to working with the highly skilled and experienced team at Sullivan."

Sullivan's Real Estate Group represents companies on all aspects real estate debt and equity investment, including transactional matters, development, finance, leasing, zoning and permit issues, environmental compliance, workouts and REITS. The group offers counsel to owners, developers, investors, lenders and tenants across a wide array of industry sectors, including office, retail, industrial, senior living, multi-family housing, health care, hospitality and hotels, and biotechnology.

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Sullivan is a leading law firm advising clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. With 175 lawyers in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, D.C., the firm offers services in a wide range of areas, including corporate finance, banking, trade finance, securities and mutual funds, litigation and dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, tax, real estate and REITs, private equity and venture capital, bankruptcy, environment and natural resources, climate change, renewable energy and water resources, regulatory law, and employment and benefits law.

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