Aviva Yakren

Aviva Yakren represents financial institutions in all aspects of real estate finance, including senior and subordinate facilities, construction loans, mezzanine loans, revolving facilities, credit-backed and private placement bond financings, and community development financings. She also represents private equity investors and real estate developers in acquiring, developing, and financing a broad range of real estate asset classes, including office buildings, multifamily housing, assisted living and independent living facilities, hotels, and commercial and retail space. In addition, she counsels financial institutions and private equity investors with respect to workouts, restructurings, and exercise of remedies as they relate to distressed debt and troubled joint ventures.

Clients with whom Aviva regularly works include Capital One Bank, Citibank, Citigroup Property Investors, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase Bank, and Warburg Pincus.

Aviva was the managing editor for two years of the Journal of the Newly Independent States of the Former Soviet Union Law Committee, a publication of the American Bar Association. She is the author of Foreign Law: Newly Independent States of the Former Soviet Union and editor of A Legal Guide to Doing Business in Russia and the Former Republics of the U.S.S.R.

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Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate, 2) Real Estate Finance, 3) Real Estate Capital Markets and 4) Tax Credit Transactions
Law School Brooklyn Law School
Education New York University (B.A., 1994)
Bar Member / Association New York
Most recent firm Jones Day
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