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 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

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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Fredric L. Altschuler


New YorkNY 10281-0006




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