The global law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP (BCLP) today announced that William Campbell, Eugene Balshem and Justin Steinmark have joined the firm as partners in the Real Estate Department. Campbell will reside in the firm’s New York office, and Balshem and Steinmark will reside in the firm’s Miami office.
Campbell has extensive experience representing lenders in co-lending and inter-creditor relationships, including the purchase and sale of A/B notes and senior and subordinate mezzanine financing. Clients have included national banks, investment banks, securitization lenders and real estate debt funds. Campbell has been recognized by Chambers: USA as one of “America’s Leading Lawyer’s for Business.
Balshem concentrates in real estate lending transactions, representing investment firms, banks and other financial institutions in the origination, purchase, sale, syndication and securitization of commercial real estate loans. He has experience representing lenders and borrowers in construction, permanent, bridge and mezzanine financing transactions.
Campbell and Balshem also handle loan restructuring and workout/foreclosure alternatives for distressed loans.
Steinmark’s practice focuses on real estate transactions and financial institution matters, representing lenders, borrowers and developers in all aspects of commercial real estate financing. A significant portion of his practice concentrates on financing retail, office, mixed-use, multifamily residential, hotels and medical office buildings. Clients have included national banks, investment banks and securitization lenders.
“We look forward to welcoming Bill, Eugene and Justin to our firm,” said Real Estate Deputy Department Managing Partner Andrew Auerbach. “This esteemed group brings added strength to our global real estate finance group, enhancing our established team in New York and expanding our on the ground capabilities to Miami.”
Firm Co-Chair Therese Pritchard commented, “We are pleased to welcome this team to BCLP. With these additions to our strong global real estate platform, we are able to boost our real estate finance offering for clients around the globe.”
With over 1,400 lawyers in 31 offices across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP is a fully integrated global law firm that provides clients with connected legal advice, wherever and whenever they need it. The firm is known for its relationship-driven, collaborative culture, diverse legal experience and industry-shaping innovation and offers clients one of the most active M&A, real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices in the world.