Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli continues to build its national Real Estate Practice with the addition of Courtney K. Rangen as Principal in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
With over a decade of real estate experience, Rangen represents institutional lenders, real estate funds, opportunity funds, life insurance companies, investment banks and other real estate investors in a broad range of real estate transactions. She partners with her clients to handle complex real estate mortgage and mezzanine financing, sale-leaseback transactions, and the purchase and sale of single assets, multi-property portfolios and equity interests. Rangen also brings significant experience representing sellers, buyers, lenders and borrowers in transactions involving non-performing mortgage loans and REOs, as well as single-family rental transactions.
“Courtney’s deep experience managing some of the most sophisticated transactional portfolios combined with her in-depth knowledge of complex real estate deals, transactions and financing will provide great value to our clients,” said Polsinelli Real Estate Practice Chair Amy Kiefer Hansen.
“As our Practice continues to constantly evolve with our rapidly changing industry, we are pleased to add Courtney to our team of attorneys who provide practical solutions that our clients value.”
Rangen has negotiated many complex transactions, including recently representing an opportunity fund as the purchaser/landlord/borrower in connection with a $325 million sale-leaseback transaction and related mortgage loan acquisition financing involving 11 retail locations across the U.S. and in connection with a the acquisition and related financing of 33 net-leased properties made up of a variety of asset classes located across the U.S. and Canada for a purchase price of approximately $1.5 billion.
“We are pleased to grow our real estate and transactions capabilities in Los Angeles with Courtney’s addition to the team and look forward to collaborating with her to support her work,” said Los Angeles Office Managing Partner Noel S. Cohen. “With Courtney on our team, we are able to expand our reputation for service excellence and assist our clients in navigating the complexities of the real estate market both in Los Angeles and across the country.”
Rangen furthers her legal knowledge and supports the broader legal community as Co-Chair of the National Association of Women Lawyer’s Real Estate Affinity Group and as a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and was recently recognized for her work in real estate law by Best Lawyers in America.
Rangen earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.
“As a leading Am Law 100 firm with a rich history and reputation in real estate, Polsinelli provides me with a national platform to service real estate clients. As the real estate industry continues to face complex challenges across the nation, I look forward to being part of the Polsinelli team that implements strategic, sound solutions for our clients during the pandemic and long after,” said Rangen.
Polsinelli's recent real estate practice rankings include being recognized nationally by Chambers USA, 2019; earning a National Tier One ranking in Real Estate Law by U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 "Best Law Firms" and, being ranked as Tier 4 in real estate by Legal 500, 2019. The firm was also included in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report, in which the real estate practice was given Tier 1 honors.
Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 900 attorneys in 21 offices nationwide. Recognized by legal research firm BTI Consulting as one of the top firms for excellent client service and client relationships, the firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, middle-market corporate, labor and employment and business litigation. Polsinelli PC, Polsinelli LLP in California.