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Partner - Kathleen M. Mylod

Kathleen M. Mylod


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Kate Mylod is a finance and real estate attorney practicing in the areas of equity investment and joint venture formation; mortgage and mezzanine debt origination; intercreditor, co-lender and participation arrangements; preferred equity financing; repurchase/warehouse facilities; real property acquisition, disposition and asset management; secondary market acquisition and sales (including mortgage and mezzanine loans); and loan restructurings, workouts and enforcement actions.  She works with a variety of real estate asset classes, including hospitality, retail, multifamily, office and condominium.

Kate represents investors with respect to acquisition and development joint ventures, as well as investments through secondary market transactions.  She regularly negotiates and facilitates loan originations, workouts and restructurings for both lenders and borrowers.  Her clients include private equity and sovereign wealth funds, investment and commercial banks and insurance companies.

Previously, Kate practiced with Dechert LLP.  She also served as in-house investment law counsel with a large financial services company, where she handled private placement, private equity and mezzanine financing investments.


  • Recipient of CREW Network 2016 Certificate in Leadership

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • CREW - The Real Estate Exchange
  • Real Estate Finance Association of Connecticut

Community Involvement

  • The Governor's Prevention Partnership: Board Member

Closing of Commercial Real Estate Mezzanine Financing Loan Origination

Represented a real estate debt investment fund in the closing of an approximate $5MM mezzanine loan behind a conduit/CMBS investment bank mortgage lender (for a total capital stack of approximately $40 MM). The underlying property was an office building located in the greater New York City area. Additionally, our environmental team advised on environmental due diligence, environmental insurance options and negotiated the terms of the environmental indemnity agreement to provide our client with stronger protection against environmental risks, including the known contamination on the property.

Closing of Secondary Market Commercial Real Estate Mortgage Loan Acquisition

Represented an institutional investor with respect to its acquisition of an approximate $35MM interest in a commercial real estate mortgage loan secured by a portfolio of hospitality properties.  Handled related intercreditor agreement and co-lender negotiations.


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  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Columbia University, M.S.W., 2001
  • Georgetown University, B.A., 1997, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut
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