About Alec G. Nedelman

Alec Nedelman has been a trusted advisor and counselor to real estate clients and companies, providing them with the critical thinking needed to reason through unexpected issues and opportunities. He helps clients analyze, structure, negotiate and implement complex commercial real estate transactions, including loan originations, ground leases and workouts and restructurings.

By combining recognized negotiating skills, marketing acumen and practical business skills with legal analysis and experience, Alec assists in solving high-impact business problems, strategic business planning, profit maximization and loss prevention in commercial real estate lending.

A focus on value

With many years of experience both as an outside counsel and a corporate counsel, Alec brings a unique understanding and perspective to matters. Alec is laser-focused on his long standing commitment to making sure the value of legal services exceeds expectations.

A closer and consigliere

Whether as general counsel for structured finance at a leading publicly traded finance company in the commercial real estate industry, as senior vice president for business and legal affairs in the commercial real estate division of a large national mortgage lender, or in private practice, Alec’s internal and external clients look to him as their trusted advisor to close their most complex transactions, advise on negotiation strategies, manage other attorneys and develop training programs. Alec’s clients work with him not only for his business-smart handling of complex and often heavily structured transactions, but also for his judgment and breadth of knowledge and experience.

Skilled in workouts and restructurings

Alec has almost 40 years of workout experience representing financial institutions, pension funds, thrifts, life companies, REITs and others in workout negotiations, debt modifications and restructurings, deeds-in-lieu or in-aid of foreclosure, foreclosures, bankruptcy plans, development and disposition of REO, and purchases and sales of non-performing loan pools.

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Publications

  • E-Commerce and Real Estate: A Phantom Menace | The Los Angeles Business Journal
    August 23, 1999
  • 1993
  • Techniques and Strategies to Use in Workout Negotiations | Real Estate Finance Journal
    Summer 1992
  • An Outline of Techniques and Strategies in Workout Negotiations | Legal and Business Aspects of the Depressed Real Estate Market | Prentice Hall Law & Business
    1992
  • An Outline of Techniques and Strategies in Workout Negotiations | Real Estate Workouts and Turnarounds | Prentice Hall Law & Business
    1991
  • Why A Letter of Credit May Be Better Than Money in the Bank | CRC Report | California Research Corporation
    July 1991
  • Required Ground Lease Provisions for Non-Subordinated Leasehold Financing | Ground Leases and the Real Estate Development Process | Prentice Hall Law & Business
    1990
  • An Outline of Techniques and Strategies in Workout Negotiations | Real Estate Workouts and Turnarounds | Prentice Hall Law & Business
    1989

Presentations and Events

  • 46th Annual Meeting of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    Moderator | Not Your Grandparents’ Ground Lease
    2019
  • 40th Annual Meeting of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    Moderator | Considerations for Lenders in Joint Venture Formation
    2013
  • 39th Annual Meeting of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    Panelist | Now That You Own It, Part II: The Fun Starts
    2012
  • 38th Annual Meeting of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    Panelist | Mortgage Lawyers and Social Media — What Your Clients Expect From You
    Panelist | Lessons Learned During the Recession — Changes for New Lending
    2011
  • 37th Annual Meeting of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    Moderator | Alternative Fee Arrangements: Where’s the Value?
    2010
  • IMN West Coast Borrowers' & Investors' Forum on Real Estate Mezzanine Loans
    Panelist
    2006
  • IOMA Audio Conference on Law Firm Sales: Tactics and Best Practices
    Panelist
    2005
  • ICSC California Retail Leasing Symposium
    Panelist
    2003
  • USC Gould School of Law, Los Angeles County Bar Association Benjamin S. Crocker Symposium on Real Estate Law and Business
    Panelist | Real Estate Equity and Finance Markets
    2003
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