Attorney Profile:

James P. Carroll

James P. Carroll: Attorney with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Biography

Jim Carroll's practice is concentrated in the areas of real estate finance and securitization. He represents national, international, and regional financial institutions, investment banks, pension funds, and investors in connection with the financing, acquisition, disposition and leasing of commercial office buildings, shopping centers, hotels, industrial warehouses, merchandise marts, multifamily housing, and residential and planned unit developments, including golf course developments. Jim also represents lenders in warehouse financing of real estate loans and the due diligence of these assets.

In addition, Jim has an active capital markets practice in mortgage loan conduit programs, mortgage pool purchases and sales, as well as multiple property and single-asset real estate securitizations. He led the firm's real estate representation of Confederation Life Insurance Company in its $2 billion real estate securitization, which was the largest deal of its kind consummated at the time and recognized as a Deal of the Year by Institutional Investor. He also headed the team that was recognized for Deal of the Year in 2006 for the Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village financing, the single largest property financing to date.

Jim has extensive experience in real estate workouts, foreclosures and bankruptcies. Such work include assets such as hotels, offices, condominiums, multi-family, retail, golf course and industrial properties. Jim represents several special servicers and financial institutions in connection with distressed real estate assets.

Jim formerly served as Managing Partner of the Charlotte office. He also served as an adjunct professor of Law at George Washington University, where he lectured in the area of real estate finance, and as Chair of the Securitization Committee for the American Bar Association's Section of Real Property Probate & Trust Law. Jim has been recognized by Who's Who of Capital Market Lawyers, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America, including being named a Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year in 2017 and Real Estate Finance Lawyer of the Year in 2013.

A graduate of Georgetown University, where he received his B.A., with honors, Jim received his J.D., with honors, from The Catholic University of America.

News & Resources

NEWS

News Releases

Cadwalader Recognized in 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Aug 17, 2016

Recognition

Cadwalader Named Among Leading Law Firms in 2017 Best Lawyers in America

Aug 15, 2016

RESOURCES

Clients & Friends Memos

Treasury Department Guidance Issued on Modification of Securitized Commercial Mortgage Loans

Sep 16, 2009

Events

MBA's Commercial Real Estate Finance(CREF)/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo 2014

Feb 02, 2014

(Also in Washington, D.C. Office)

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Corporate
  • Loan Sales
  • Management & Leasing
  • Mortgage Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Acquisitions & Dispositions
  • Real Estate Workouts & Restructurings

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
704 348 5116  Phone
704 348 5200  Fax
www.cadwalader.com/professionals/james-carroll
University Attended:
Georgetown University, B.A., with honors, 1974
Law School Attended:
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1977
Admission:
1977, Maryland; 1978, District of Columbia, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; 1996, North Carolina
ISLN:
908514012

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  • 5.0/5.0 2 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/29/14 in Structured Finance

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/27/14 in Bank Securities

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