Bill handles matters involving commercial real estate, complex finance, and commercial leasing with a particular emphasis on highly structured transactions. He is vice chair of the firm's Real Estate Practice and co-chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Real Estate Finance Practice Group.
Bill has represented institutional investors, nationally recognized banks, real estate investment trusts, real estate funds, high net worth individuals, and real estate developers. He has extensive experience with loan work outs, distressed assets, construction lending, securitized conduit lending programs, sale leaseback portfolio transactions, development deals, and office and retail leasing.
Bill’s focus on distressed real estate in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis has proven invaluable in the face of COVID-19. Having modified or otherwise restructured nearly $1 billion in mortgage debt, and represented opportunistic parties in connection with acquisitions across all asset classes, Bill’s experience aligns with the needs of many clients.
Bill earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from The George Washington University, and his law degree, cum laude, from Tulane Law School, where he served as associate executive editor of the Tulane Journal of International & Comparative Law.