Bill Seligman serves as a partner in the Real Estate Group at Cassin & Cassin LLP. He brings 25 years experience representing real estate investors in debt and equity investments at all phases of the real estate cycle. He represents senior and mezzanine lenders, and institutional equity investors, in equity and debt investments in all major asset classes throughout the United States. His lending experience includes construction, bridge and permanent loans, for syndicated facilities, portfolio lenders and securitization execution. In the CMBS sector, he has represented bank and non-bank lenders in all aspects of the loan origination and loan sale process, from designing procedures and drafting form documents for new CMBS lenders, to loan origination and servicing, to the loan sale process; he also advises his clients in responding to unwarranted repurchase demands. He also has represented both lenders and owners in foreclosures (consensual and contested), negotiated workouts, deed-in-lieu transactions, bankruptcy of real estate holding companies, loan sales, equity recapitalizations and other exit strategies for under-performing or distressed investments.
Mr. Seligman is admitted to practice in the State of California and the State of New York. From 1995-2000, he was Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section Committee on Commercial Real Estate Asset Management. He has also been active in the Central City Association of Los Angeles, CRE Finance Council and Mortgage Bankers’ Association of America. Mr. Seligman received his Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School and his Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College.