Kate M.Grady

Staff Attorney

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7071

Kate Grady concentrates her practice on commercial real estate finance and represents financial lending institutions in a variety of real estate transactions.

Kate has an extensive background in title and survey review and is able to guide clients through the title process from inception through post-closing. Prior to joining Jones Day she worked as a foreclosure paralegal, title examiner, a title attorney, and an oil and gas landman in the fracking and natural gas industry. She has experience in title examining for residential real estate, commercial real estate, and mineral estates; drafting of commitments, title opinions, policies, and judicial reports; curing of title defects and clearing liens; and reviewing judicial foreclosures, bankruptcies, and probates.

Experience

  • Wells Fargo-led syndicate of lenders successfully negotiate secured $1.1 billion restructuring credit facility for Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT)Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (“Wells Fargo”), as administrative agent, in connection with the Chapter 11 financial reorganization plan of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (“PREIT”), a publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns and manages a portfolio of shopping malls totaling over 23 million square feet of retail space.
  • Wells Fargo refinances senior unsecured revolving credit facility for private real estate companyJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the refinancing of a senior unsecured revolving credit facility and increasing the facility to $250 million for a private real estate company.