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Commercial & Real Property Finance

Dorf & Nelson represents banks, investment banks, insurance companies, and other institutional and private equity source lenders and financiers in connection with all types of corporate and real estate finance.


  • Jennifer A. Kelly
  • Leah Gulloso


The Firm’s representation and counseling of commercial lenders involves all types of secured and unsecured commercial loans and corporate financing transactions including the following:

  • Term Loans
  • Revolving Credit Loans
  • Mezzanine Financing Transactions
  • Accounts Receivable & Asset Based Financings
  • Inventory & Equipment Financing
  • Letters of Credit
  • Syndicated & Club Corporate Financings


The Firm’s representation of mortgage lenders includes construction loans and interim and permanent financing of office buildings, shopping centers, owner-occupied business properties, apartment buildings and multi-use, single family, condominium, and co-operative developments.

Our attorneys also frequently act as counsel to lenders in sale/leaseback transactions, industrial bond financings, industrial development agency letter of credit enhanced financings, and industrial development straight lease transactions.


Dorf & Nelson often represents and advises its lending and financing clients in negotiation and documentation of loan workouts and restructures in troubled credit situations.

The firm also engages in the structuring and negotiation of transactions featuring:

  • Deeds-In-Lieu of Foreclosure
  • Consensual & Non-Consensual Foreclosures
  • Structured & Restructured Repayment Plans