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  • Education
    • J.D., New York Law School, 2010
    • B.A., Emory University, 2004, Political Science
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

As a member of the Real Estate practice group, Jesse Nichols is dedicated to navigating clients through the nuances and complexities of the real estate industry. Clients rely on him to analyze difficult problems, clearly identify issues and solutions, and efficiently deliver results on all aspects of real estate transactions. 

Jesse regularly represents real estate lenders, servicers, institutional and non-institutional investors, developers, owners, and operators in connection with complex financing transactions, acquisitions, development projects, structuring, asset management (including leasing, property management, and listing agreements), and dispositions across all asset classes.  

  • Represented lender in connection with the structuring, origination and closing of mortgage and mezzanine loans on a national basis across various asset classes, including representation of client in connection with warehouse lending transactions structured as a master repurchase facility. 
  • Represented Los Angeles-based owner and operator in the structuring, acquisition, financing, and sale of numerous multifamily properties across the United States.
  • Represent high-end fashion brand in all real estate matters, including in the acquisition of office and warehouse space and in the leasing of retail stores (including the brand’s flagship retail store in SoHo, New York).
  • Represented Utah-based debt fund in the origination of first lien mortgage loans for multifamily property across four states.
  • Represented shopping center owner in the retail leasing of a 530,000-square-foot high-end outlet shopping center outside of Chicago, Illinois; a 600,000-square-foot shopping center in Niagara, New York; a 450,000 ground-leased shopping center in Las Vegas, Nevada; a 500,000-square-foot shopping center in Miami, Florida; and a 122,000-square-foot outlet shopping center in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • Represented Israeli sponsor in connection with the purchase and financing of multifamily properties across Texas, Georgia, and North Carolina.
  • Represented Europe-based family office in the $172 million purchase of a Class A office building in Houston, Texas.  
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Language of Loans
Moderator, Los Angeles County Bar Association
December 2019
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Introduction to Opportunity Zone Funds
Moderator, Los Angeles County Bar Association
October 2018
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Current Trends in the Leasing Market
Moderator, ICSC Law Conference
October 2017
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