W. Michael Bond is Co-Head of Weil’s Real Estate practice and a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. Mr. Bond’s clients include investment banks, money center banks, insurance companies, private equity funds, special servicers and other financial institutions.
Mr. Bond’s practice encompasses a wide range of transactional matters of all types, including mortgage-backed securitizations, commercial lending transactions, company and asset portfolio acquisitions (development, financing and leasing of large commercial real estate projects) and REIT transactions (acquisitions, going-private transactions and IPOs).
Another substantial area of Mr. Bond’s practice is devoted to representing capital sources and various providers of products or services in forming joint ventures and strategic alliances to pursue new businesses.
Mr. Bond has also worked extensively in restructurings, bankruptcy and in the acquisition, restructuring and disposition of distressed debt and the underlying assets.
Mr. Bond joined the Dallas office of Weil in 1987 and moved to Washington, D.C. in 1991. Prior to joining the Firm, he was a partner in Greenway Equity Corporation, a Dallas real estate investment and development firm. In addition to serving as general counsel for Greenway Equity Corporation, Mr. Bond also oversaw a number of acquisition and development projects. Previously, he was with the firm of Jackson & Walker in Dallas, Texas.