Mal E. Serure - McDermott Will & Emery


Mal E. Serure has more than two decades of experience representing private equity funds, banks, real estate companies and real estate investment trusts (REITs) in a wide range of real estate transactions. He regularly advises lenders and borrowers in mortgage and mezzanine loan financing, and preferred equity transactions. Mal also advises clients on the purchase, workout and restructuring of troubled loans, including negotiations with co-lenders, participants, servicers and special servicers.

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  • Represented lender in junior mezzanine loan secured by construction of a hotel in Midtown Manhattan, subsequent acquisition of senior loans and restructuring of capital stack*
  • Represented family in the sale of an iconic Beverly Hills restaurant and the associated real estate*
  • Represented Japanese company in creation of real estate fund and acquisition of several commercial assets in the US*

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  • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2017 to 2023
  • Georgetown University Law Center Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute, “Rising Star”


  • The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
    • Real Estate & Construction Division, Cabinet Member
    • Real Estate Track, Community Leadership Institute, member
  • Los Angeles Real Estate Division of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, member


University of Pennsylvania, JD, 2000
New York University, BS, cum laude, 1997

New York