Fredric L. Altschuler

Senior Counsel
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 6525

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Practice Areas

  • Construction Finance
  • Corporate
  • Joint Ventures
  • Loan Sales
  • Management & Leasing
  • Mezzanine Finance
  • Mortgage Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Acquisitions & Dispositions
  • Real Estate Workouts & Restructurings
 
University Syracuse University, B.A., 1968
 
Law SchoolSt. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1972
 
Admitted1973, New York
 
Biography

Fred Altschuler's clients include institutional lenders, investment banks, real estate developers, public entities overseeing major metropolitan authorities, and corporations involved in real estate finance.

Since 1973, Fred has represented numerous clients with respect to the acquisition, financing, mortgage securitization, disposition, and leasing of commercial real estate. He has represented institutional lenders and investment banks in connection with construction, interim and permanent financings of real estate (such as land assemblages, hotels, regional shopping centers, office buildings, industrial parks, mixed-use projects, and residential and commercial condominiums and cooperatives), workouts of nonperforming loans, foreclosures and acceptances of deeds in lieu of foreclosure, and dispositions of properties acquired in workouts and foreclosures.

Since joining Cadwalader in 1992, Fred has represented institutional lenders and investment banks in connection with the origination and securitization of commercial mortgage loans (both single-asset and pools), including the establishment of numerous commercial conduit programs. In addition, Fred has represented investors acquiring performing and nonperforming loans and properties, including the financing of such purchases, and restructuring and disposition of the purchased assets.

Fred is also active in the public sector, having represented Battery Park City Authority since 1981 with respect to the development of the area, including the World Financial Center, the Holocaust Museum, the first residential leasehold condominium project in New York State, and with the relocation of the New York Mercantile Exchange; the City of New York, including with respect to the Metrotech Project in downtown Brooklyn; and the State of New York and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in connection with numerous mixed-use development projects.

Before joining the Firm, Fred was a partner at Breed, Abbott & Morgan.

A graduate of Syracuse University with a B.A., Fred earned his J.D. at St. John's University.

News & Resources

NEWS

News Releases

More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition

Sep 15, 2014

Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Aug 18, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014

Jun 27, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Legal 500 US

Oct 25, 2013

2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 44 Cadwalader Attorneys Across a Range of Practices

Oct 22, 2013

Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition Recognizes More Than 30 Cadwalader Attorneys

Sep 18, 2013

IFLR 1000 Again Names Cadwalader a Leader in Core Transactional Areas of Practice

Nov 06, 2012

Super Lawyers Names Metropolitan New York Cadwalader Lawyers in More Than 20 Areas of Practice as Outstanding in Their Fields

Oct 15, 2012

2013 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 45 Cadwalader Attorneys in Multiple Areas of Practice

Oct 06, 2012

The Legal 500 Recognizes More than 15 Cadwalader Practices and 47 of the Firm's Lawyers Across U.S. Offices

Jun 06, 2012

Super Lawyers Taps More Than 40 Metropolitan New York Cadwalader Attorneys as Outstanding in Their Fields

Sep 26, 2011

2012 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 45 Cadwalader Attorneys in 30 Areas of Practice

Sep 06, 2011

Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized Among Legal Elite by Avenue Magazine

Aug 12, 2010

The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 37 Cadwalader Attorneys in 21 Areas of Practice

Aug 04, 2010

Cadwalader Practices Commended by US Legal 500

Jun 16, 2010

Cadwalader Recognized as Industry Leader by Chambers

Jun 15, 2010

2010 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes Numerous Cadwalader Attorneys

Aug 07, 2009

Cadwalader Lauded in Multiple Practices in Chambers USA

Jun 12, 2009

Cadwalader Receives High Marks from The Legal 500

Jun 03, 2009

Recent Press

Retail Lending Gets Easier-Thanks in No Small Part to CMBS

Jun 02, 2014

Recognition

More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition

Sep 15, 2014

Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Aug 18, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014

Jun 27, 2014

Chambers and Partners USA 2014

May 23, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Legal 500 US

Oct 25, 2013

2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 44 Cadwalader Attorneys Across a Range of Practices

Oct 22, 2013

Chambers and Partners USA 2013

May 24, 2013

International Financial Law Review's 2013 IFLR 1000

Nov 06, 2012

Super Lawyers 2012

Oct 15, 2012

The Best Lawyers In America 2013

Oct 06, 2012

Chambers and Partners USA 2012

Jun 07, 2012

2012 Legal 500 US

Jun 06, 2012

Cadwalader Attorneys Named to Avenue Magazine's Legal Elite

Aug 12, 2010

RESOURCES

Clients & Friends Memos

Treasury Department Guidance Issued on Modification of Securitized Commercial Mortgage Loans

Sep 16, 2009

GGP Bankruptcy Court Denies Motions to Dismiss Twenty Property Level Bankruptcy Cases as Bad Faith Filings

Aug 13, 2009

Lenders File Motions to Dismiss Twenty-One General Growth Properties Bankruptcy Cases as Bad Faith Filings

Jun 04, 2009

General Growth Properties Bankruptcy Court Enters Final Order on Cash Collateral, Cash Management, and DIP Financing Issues

May 18, 2009

General Growth Properties Bankruptcy Court Defers Final Ruling on Cash Collateral, Cash Management and DIP Financing Issues

May 11, 2009

Events

CRE Financial Council January 2014 Conference

Jan 13, 2014

June Convention 2012

Jun 11, 2012

 
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