Distressed Real Estate

Offit Kurman’s Distressed Real Estate practice is comprised of experienced litigators and transactional attorneys with practical experience who understand the business of each participant in the distressed debt industry.

Our team has a deep bench of experience to draw from in distressed real estate matters nation-wide. The lawyers in our group have significant experience representing lenders, borrowers, special servicers, and securitized trusts in every stage of the end-cycle of debt.

Offit Kurman’s Distressed Real Estate practice attorneys can assist you in every asset class, including multifamily, office, retail, hospitality, mixed-use, and healthcare. Whether you are a lender seeking to enforce the breach of non-monetary loan covenants, a borrower looking to work yourself out of a default, or an investor looking to purchase distressed loans, we can assist you from pre-default through bankruptcy exit. We will guide you around the pitfalls, providing practical business advice throughout the process.

We are partners who understand your business and the business of law, providing strategic and tactical advice so your business can thrive today and grow tomorrow.

Our attorneys routinely litigate in the courts along the eastern seaboard, including Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina.

Comprehensive Distressed Debt Representation

We represent the full complement of parties involved with distressed real estate from pre-default through resolution via sale or bankruptcy proceedings.
Offit Kurman attorneys have significant experience in commercial foreclosure actions, UCC sales, receiver appointments, disputes and contests, extensions and loan modifications, forbearance agreements, workouts, contested and consensual bankruptcy proceedings, and loan sale and purchases.

The Industries We Serve

As a full-service law firm, we have attorneys in a wide range of practice areas, including real estate, lien priority issues, title disputes, construction, tax, corporate, FinTech and cannabis law, to provide you with proactive legal advice that adds value to your business.

Who We Do It For

Offit Kurman’s attorneys can assist:

  • Lenders
  • Special Servicers
  • Securitized Trusts
  • Borrowers
  • Receivers
  • Loan Sellers and Purchasers
  • Litigants in lien priority disputes
  • Auction Bidders


Jason Nagi

Principal and Chair of the Distressed Real Estate Practice Group and the FinTech Practice Group

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