Karen Wade is a partner in Alston & Bird’s Finance Group. She focuses her practice on real estate and real-estate-based finance matters. She routinely represents loan sellers in connection with commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and single-family rental (SFR) securitizations, including representations and warranties compliance, disclosure and other matters related to the aggregation of loans for securitization.
She has assisted lending and servicing clients with loan workouts and foreclosures in connection with complex loan structures and has extensive experience in the representation of lenders and borrowers with real-estate-based lending, including loan documentation and negotiation, due diligence processes, loan assumptions, and loan sales and acquisitions both for single loans and loan pools.
Karen represents clients in various areas relating to real estate, including acquisitions, dispositions and leasing matters.