For more than 30 years, Joe Coleman has represented the nation's leading financial institutions in complex real estate secured financings and in the resolution of problem loans. He has represented Bank of America, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, N.A., and other lenders in financing a variety of commercial properties, including shopping centers, hotels, office buildings, industrial properties, hospitals, and other health care facilities. Joe also has extensive experience in structuring, documenting, and closing secured and unsecured lines of credit and multiproperty revolving credit facilities. In addition, he has acted as counsel to senior and subordinate lenders in mezzanine loans and preferred equity financings.
A primary focus of Joe's practice includes representing lenders in addressing troubled real estate secured loans. He has acted as counsel to lenders in a host of complex workouts, loan restructurings, discounted payoffs, bankruptcies, and foreclosures. His experience extends to the field of public finance, where he has represented developers and the providers of credit enhancement in connection with the issuance of taxable and tax-exempt bonds that have been used to finance apartments, industrial facilities, hospitals, and major infrastructural improvements.
Joe is a member of the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association and has written and spoken on numerous real estate and bankruptcy-related topics. He also presents seminars and provides other training to clients on structuring and documenting real property secured loans.
- Temple University (J.D. magna cum laude 1985); The University of Chicago (A.B. 1980)
- California and New York
- The Best Lawyers in America: real estate Law (2008-2019) and banking law (2008-2013)