About Peter David Ballance

Peter Ballance is a Real Estate partner in Katten’s Century City office. His real estate practice includes representation of lenders, borrowers, developers and property owners in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions throughout the country. He has particular experience in commercial real estate financing, the purchase and sale of improved and unimproved real property and loan workouts in connection with distressed properties.

Real estate transactions of all kinds

Representing institutional lenders, financial institutions, developers and other property owners, Peter is familiar with many forms of financing and acquisition, as well as disposition transactions. He is fluent in securitized lending, mezzanine loans, and construction loans, and his transactions have touched on a wide range of property types, including office, industrial, residential, multifamily, retail and hospitality.

Peter also devotes a significant amount of time to the representation of institutional lenders in loan restructurings and workouts, foreclosures, deed-in-lieu and deed-in-the-box transactions, as well as positioning REO assets for sale. He also advises clients on non-performing loans and distressed real estate, including residential developments, multifamily condominium projects, hotels and commercial and retail projects.

Peter serves as a co-chair of Katten's LGBT Coalition and a co-chair of the Los Angeles office’s Summer Associate Program. He is also active in several other community and law firm diversity initiatives.

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Practice Focus

  • Securitized lending
  • Real estate secured, mezzanine and construction lending and borrowing
  • Workouts, foreclosures and loan restructurings
  • Deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure