Marla Bell combines creativity with sound legal judgment to close complex finance transactions involving commercial real estate on a nationwide basis. She has extensive experience with all types of commercial real estate finance structures, assets (including retail, multifamily, hotel, condominium, office, industrial, and mixed-use projects) and lending institutions, including mortgage loans intended for securitization,  mortgage loans intended for CLO execution and other floating rate financings, leasehold financing, mezzanine financing, and preferred equity. She has advised clients on development and maintenance of processes, procedures, form loan documents and other loan program issues. Marla understands the business goals and time deadlines of clients and works tirelessly and efficiently to take a proactive approach to help clients meet their objectives.
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Practising Law Institute (PLI) Commercial Real Estate Institute 2011
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November 2011
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Servicing Management
Article published in Servicing Management magazine in the Commercial Servicing section.  Authored by Marla Bell and Kevin Hyland, the article discusses issues concerning commercial mortgage modifications becoming increasingly common and why lenders should note the required documentation steps for a soundly structured agreement.
Feb 2010
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Before You Take the Keys...
Western Banking
Article published in General Counsel section of Western Banking magazine.
Nov | Dec 2009
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Before You Take the Keys . . .
BankNews
Article published in law office section of BankNews magazine. 
Nov 2009
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Building a Comprehensive Records Management Program
Kansas Bankers Magazine
Aug 2009
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Tenant In Common Structures: Lessons for Lenders from the DBSI Bankruptcy
Financial Services E-Newsletter
2009
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The Polsinelli Guide to Real Estate Mezzanine Finance
Peppercorn Press
2008
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Loan Participations Agreements: A Few Drafting Tips
Illinois Banker Association Newsletter
2008