Elliot Lee, Esq.


Elliot specializes in real estate and finance law with an emphasis on commercial property acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, and financing. Elliot has extensive experience representing clients on a wide range of real estate transactions including negotiating purchase and sale agreements for various forms of commercial property, and negotiating leases and subleases of office, retail and industrial properties.  Elliot has represented institutional lenders and borrowers in sophisticated real estate finance, secured lending and securitization transactions including mortgage, construction and mezzanine loan financings, asset-backed credit facilities, and CMBS and RMBS transactions.


Recent Matters

  • Represented a healthcare company in the leasing and operations acquisition of 33 skilled nursing facilities in Michigan and Ohio.

  • Represented a private company in the sale of a portfolio of skilled nursing facilities in Nebraska to a REIT.

  • Represented a real estate investor in the acquisition of multiple investment properties net-leased to national retail tenants.

  • Represented an investment bank in multiple bridge financings to fund 1031 like-kind exchange real estate acquisitions.

  • Represented an investment bank in a mortgage loan transaction secured by a hotel property in Nevis.

  • Represented an investment bank in a bridge loan transaction to finance the development of a casino in the Poconos.

  • Represented multiple financial institutions in connection with the sale of commercial mortgage loans into fusion CMBS transactions.

  • Represented an investment bank in connection with the origination and subsequent restructuring of a credit facility secured by small balance commercial mortgage loans.

  • Represented a financial services company as borrower in multiple note purchase agreement transactions.

  • Represented a financial institution in connection with a warehouse credit facility secured by insurance premium receivables.

  • Represented a sovereign wealth fund in multiple transactions relating to the acquisition of commercial real estate loans and loan participations.

  • Represented financial institutions in multiple residential mortgage-backed securities offerings.

  • Represented multiple financial institutions in connection with commercial mortgage loan servicing and workouts.

  • Acts as outside general counsel to the corporate owner of a children’s television series in connection with a variety of corporate and licensing matters, including TV distribution agreements with Disney and other global distributors, digital streaming licensing with Hulu and other digital distributors, and mobile app development ventures.