Lisa brings broad legal and business perspective and problem-solving skills to all aspects of real estate, real estate finance and capital markets transactions. She serves as deputy chair of Eversheds Sutherland (US)'s Real Estate Practice Group.
Honorable Frank A. Kaufman, Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland
Awards and Rankings
Selected for inclusion in Washington, DC, Super Lawyers (2014-2018)
Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of real estate (2015-2018)
Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of real estate and construction (2016-2017)
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of real estate law (2018-2019)
“I’ve done some cutting-edge real estate finance work and have been privileged to meet people who are at the forefront of the industry. Our work helps keep the capital markets and the economy moving and makes the flow of capital efficient.”
Represented a leading master and special servicer in commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS), single asset single borrower, agency and collateralized loan obligation (CLO) securitizations having a deal value in excess of $24.9 billion in 2018.
Represented an Asian-based investor in connection with its $130 million acquisition of a 500-acre leading conference facility resort and spa in the Washington DC metropolitan area and related wellness initiatives.
Completed interim master and special servicing agreements for balance sheet and securitized loan products with some of the country’s largest originators and securitization issuers.
Completed a $1.2 billion mortgage loan restructure on behalf of a special servicer with payment in full to holders of securitized and rake bond debt.
Closed modifications and extensions of loan facilities and subordination arrangements on multifamily properties exceeding $300 million in metropolitan Washington DC and the sale of a $149 million luxury apartment complex in Alexandria, Virginia.
Advises lenders and special servicers on defaulted loan assets throughout the country, including pari passu loan structures in multiple securitizations, comprising restructures, receiverships, foreclosures and guaranty actions.
Represented leading Washington DC-based developers in connection with several bridge/repositioning loans for re-tenanting of office complexes in suburban Washington DC.
Completed the long-term refinancing of a leading $150 million office building in Washington, DC and the defeasance of prior securitized debt.
Closed a $228 million mortgage and mezzanine financing in which the mortgage loan was secured by a 22-building office and retail portfolio located on more than 300 acres in the Midwest.
Represented government sponsored entity (GSE) on split loan documentation and co-lender servicing agreements for large multifamily loans.
Represented CMBS servicer in series of partial defeasances and a final full defeasance of $440 million loan.
“People hire Eversheds Sutherland (US) because we’re laser-focused on getting the right results for our clients and doing it with the most cost-effective and best execution strategy possible. We’re committed to being at the forefront of our client’s concerns.”
Legal Alert: Changes to 2016 ALTA Survey Standards - What You Need to Know (March 24, 2016)
The American Land Title Association (ALTA) and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) recently adopted revised Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys. ...
Legal Alert: Changes to the Recordation Tax in Maryland for Refinancing Commercial Mortgage Loans: Recordation Tax Imposed Only on New Money (July 1, 2013)
Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed into law an act providing relief to commercial borrowers that wish to refinance or modify loans originally secured by indemnity deeds of trust. This new law, ...
Legal Alert: Lenders Beware in Maryland: The Changing Nature of IDOT Recordation Tax Collection (December 2, 2010)
Case Study: Wells Fargo v. Cherryland Mall (January 27, 2012)
Reprinted with permission from Law360
Construction Issues on Leasing: A Landlord's Perspective (2002)
ALI-ABA and Attorneys & Executives in Corporate Real Estate
Special Servicing - Buying and Selling REO (June 21, 2016)
Practising Law Institute - Negotiating Real Estate Deals Seminar
Sutherland Partner Lisa Rosen presents at the Practising Law Institute Seminar “Negotiating Real Estate Deals” on June 21, 2016, in New York, New York. Lisa’s presentation covers Special Servicing - ...
Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2014 (June 4, 2014)
Practicing Law Institute (PLI)
On June 4, 2014, Lisa Rosen is participating as a faculty speaker at a live seminar for the Practicing Law Institute in New York. “Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2014” will provide insights into the ...
Member, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, Commercial Real Estate Finance Council
Member, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
Volunteer, Everybody Wins! literacy and mentoring program