Shamsia Sheehan is a member of Winstead's Real Estate Finance, Default Resolution & Servicing Practice Group. While Shamsia’s practice focuses primarily on debt origination and traditional financing arrangements which are structured for securitization in the CMBS market, she also has experience with tenants in common (TIC) ownership, 1031s, multi-borrower and multi-property structures.
In addition to advising her clients on the financial structure of these matters, Shamsia regularly advises clients on real estate title, survey and zoning matters, cash management and deposit account arrangements, special purpose entity structures and bankruptcy remote requirements, property insurance matters, security interests in various types of UCC collateral, legal opinions, and other general legal and contractual matters inherent to securitized loans.
Prior to joining Winstead, Shamsia worked at one of the world's leading investment managers. She has experience in various matters including real estate investment funds, hedge funds, mutual funds, as well as ERISA and Non-ERISA funds.
- CMBS loan servicing
- Represents institutional lenders in a broad range of loan transactions, including the origination and sale of commercial loans intended for securitization (i.e., CMBS loans) secured by real estate in all major asset classes, including multi-family hospitality, industrial/warehouse, retail, office and mixed-use properties
- Advises clients on entity formation and organizational structures
- Agency lending and servicing
- Represents special and sub-servicers in connection with foreclosures, work-outs, loan assumptions and modifications
- Securitized transactions