Robert E. Gordon: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Robert E. Gordon

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7153

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Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Structured Finance
  • Distressed Real Estate
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Development and Construction
  • Real Estate Investment
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7153
Fax: +1 312 706 8708
University University of Michigan, B.S., with high distinction, 1976
Law SchoolNorthwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1979
Admitted1979, Illinois


Member, Working Group on Legal Opinions, ABA


Robert Gordon is a well-regarded transactional lawyer and corporate counsel whose practice is focused in four principal areas:

Securitization transactions, including structuring securitizations of intellectual property assets, REMICs and pass-through certificates; securitization programs; and securitizations of debt issued in lease financing transactions, of commercial and multifamily mortgage loans and of mortgage loans using commercial paper conduits.

Lease financing involving real estate, facilities and equipment sale-leaseback transactions, including transactions with public pass-through or REMIC debt or commercial paper conduits; real estate and facilities synthetic leasing; multi-property, multi-state transactions; and early buy-outs of existing sale leasebacks.

Lending transactions, such as first, second and wrap loans, mortgage warehousing facilities, and leasehold and participating mortgage loans; real estate loan workouts; and real estate collateral for non real estate loans.

Real estate transactions in which he counsels and represents construction, interim and permanent lenders; commercial and investment banks; loan originators and sellers; partnerships and institutional investors; lessees; and various corporate, banking and private parties.

Robert joined Mayer Brown in 1979. He has published several authoritative articles in his areas of practice, and he is sought as a speaker and panelist at professional seminars and symposia.


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Robert E. Gordon

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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