Keith Jones focuses his practice on representation of lenders, master servicers and special servicers in connection with the origination and servicing of CMBS loans and multifamily housing loans (including Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans). He offers a solutions-based approach to assist clients to work through complex real estate issues, including providing creative solutions to CMBS loans, as well as loan origination and loan servicing issues.
Keith has extensive experience in REMIC tax law, including providing REMIC tax advice and issuing REMIC tax opinions for both CMBS and Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae loan servicers. His work includes coordinating loan assumptions, partial collateral releases and substitutions, borrower consent requests, defeasances, non-consolidation opinions and other servicing matters. He also performs corporate M&A and corporate governance work, and routinely provides local counsel opinions for real estate transactions.