Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
J. Hayden Harrell represents real estate lenders, investors and developers, with an emphasis on leading financial institutions such as Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and U.S. Bank. Hayden represents these lenders in their construction, permanent, mezzanine and syndicated loan transactions. He also provides experienced advice in the modification and restructuring of distressed commercial real estate secured loans.
Hayden routinely prepares and negotiates loan documents, intercreditor agreements, forbearance agreements and all other documents involved in a real estate transaction. He also works a great deal with real estate investors and developers, such as Mountain Real Estate Capital, in the negotiation of joint venture agreements, the acquisition of distressed debt and the eventual acquisition of the underlying real estate project which secures the debt, and handles all the legal needs involved in the ongoing development of the project after its acquisition. Chambers USA states that "Clients hold him in high esteem, noting that he is 'very responsive and good at what he does; he is wonderfully client-focused and wonderful to deal with.'"Hayden's clients also say that "He brings a logical and practical business perspective to the transactions, which makes him a productive part of our business team" (Chambers USA).
Hayden's practical, common-sense approach helps clients throughout all stages of the real estate cycle.