About Ava R. Alim

As part of our Real Estate team, Ava Alim focuses her practice on commercial real estate with an emphasis on originating loans for the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) market. She assists financial institutions on the origination, purchase, sale and other disposition of senior and subordinate debt secured by office buildings, hotels, multifamily complexes and other real estate properties throughout the United States. Ava also has extensive experience in representing landlords in commercial leasing transactions.

A well-originated loan is key to business success

Ava primarily represents banks and commercial lenders making new of re-financed loans secured by commercial properties. She knows that clients measure success by how quickly and efficiently a deal gets done. Ava appreciates that, in real estate, developing positive relationships with borrowers, lenders, sellers and buyers is key to a successful business relationship.

Practice Focus

  • Real estate
  • Commercial mortgage-backed securities

Presentations and Events

  • June 12–14, 2023
    Katten 2023 Diversity Summit
    Presenter | Unwritten Rules for Success as a Junior Associate