As counsel in the Real Estate and Corporate practice groups, Harrison focuses on a variety of corporate and commercial real estate transactions, including asset and business sales, acquisitions, corporate formations, mortgage origination, financing, leasing, partnerships, joint ventures, real estate acquisitions and development, loan workouts and loan modifications.
Harrison concentrates on highly structured real estate finance and capital markets transactions, general real estate law and structured corporate matters. His real estate finance practice has included representing lenders and borrowers in balance sheet lending, mezzanine lending, preferred equity investments, CMBS loan originations and securitizations, hard money lending, and real estate debt secondary markets transactions (loan and participation sales and purchases) and debt syndications. In connection with real estate financing, Harrison routinely represents clients in negotiating intercreditor agreements, co-lender agreements and participation agreements, as well as workouts, foreclosures and restructurings.
As part of his general real estate practice, Harrison represents real estate investors, developers, landlords and tenants in real property acquisitions and assemblages, dispositions, financing, leasing and subleasing in all asset classes (including hospitality, office, retail, multifamily and residential). As part of this practice, Harrison frequently represents joint venture partners in negotiating joint venture agreements. He also represents clients in sale/leaseback transactions, master leases, and ground leases.
He also has considerable experience with transactions involving commercial mortgage-backed securities. Harrison has represented and advised major financial institutions in repurchase, warehousing and financing facilities with respect to residential and commercial mortgage loans, and mortgage-related securities.