BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Riemer & Braunstein LLP, a law firm specializing in representing financial institutions, life insurance companies, and debt funds in real estate and commercial transactions, announced that Meghann Salamasick joined the firm as a partner in its Chicago office. Meghann is an experienced real estate finance attorney who brings to the firm a broad range of experience representing institutional and non-institutional lenders in bilateral and syndicated commercial transactions.
“The addition of Meghann to our Chicago office will expand the firm’s capabilities in representing our institutional clients in the Midwest and nationally,” said Matt Nash, the managing partner of the firm’s Chicago office and a Co-Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Finance Practice Group. Matt added, “The firm continues to focus on having a team with the experience and skills to enhance the firm’s position as a national leader in providing clients with real estate finance legal services.”
“I decided to join Riemer & Braunstein as I felt this move would provide me with a much broader and established platform to provide a full range of services to my finance clients,” said Meghann Salamasick. “I have worked with the Riemer & Braunstein team on many complicated transactions and have been impressed with the firm’s leadership and collegiality, as well as the high level of quality representation and market insight provided by the firm to its clients.”
Meghann's representative transactions include construction loans for arena, hospital, university, mixed-use, residential, student housing, and hotel projects, secured and unsecured credit facilities for REITs, corporate loan structures with real estate credit support, portfolio real estate loans to private equity investors and senior/mezzanine capital stack financing. In addition, Meghann has worked in distressed finance, including transactional and litigation practice related to defaults, workout strategies, foreclosures, restructures of commercial financing, and dispositions of REO distressed assets. Further, Meghann has extensive experience in special assets portfolio management, negotiations with distressed debtors, and structuring optimal recovery of collateral.
Meghann graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School cum laude in 2009.
About Riemer & Braunstein LLP
Riemer & Braunstein LLP was established in Boston in 1933. It expanded to New York City in 2004, Chicago in 2006, Miami in 2019, and Newport Beach in 2021. The firm is best known for its commercial finance practice, including real estate finance, commercial lending, and loan restructuring.