Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Loryn Dunn Arkow is a partner in Stroock’s national Real Estate Group. She has extensive experience handling acquisition, disposition and development transactions; joint ventures, lending and other finance transactions; recapitalizations; and workouts. Clients turn to Arkow for counsel on structuring complex transactions and entities, and in finding creative strategies to get deals done.

Arkow’s client list includes large public pension funds, fund advisors, private equity funds and other investors, lenders, developers and sponsors in sectors including retail, office, industrial, multifamily, medical and mixed-use projects. She speaks Japanese and Spanish, and has been recognized by Super Lawyers and The Legal 500.

Among Arkow’s recent transactions is her work representing a television network in the sale of an iconic 25-acre parcel in the heart of Los Angeles together with the studio operations thereon for $750 million. She has also represented clients in various apartment acquisitions and related debt financings and joint ventures, from stand-alone projects to a several-hundred-million-dollar portfolio. Recently, she represented a pension fund advisor in a negotiation and documentation of a joint venture and debt financing with a major national developer of high-rise apartments and condominiums for a unique development of luxury condominiums in a growth-restricted area of Southern California subject to a complex entitlement scheme.

Other recent highlights of Arkow’s work include her representation of a pension fund in a buy-out of a joint venture partner’s interests in a national portfolio of 140 properties and sale of various assets. She also negotiated and documented a joint venture and debt transactions between a state public pension fund and a foreign pension fund for the acquisition of a $300 million Texas high-rise office building involving significant structuring to address the foreign pension fund’s international tax considerations.

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