Daniel D. McCawley - Greenberg Traurig LLP

Daniel D. McCawley

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 954-768-8281

Dan McCawley focuses his practice on real estate matters. Dan represents several distressed asset funds acquiring distressed loan portfolios, bulk condo purchases, REO and other distressed real estate. He has broad experience in the sale, purchase and leasing of commercial and residential properties including shopping centers, office buildings, industrial warehouses, apartment complexes, restaurants, golf courses, hotel projects and undeveloped land. His practice also includes acting as lending counsel for several banks, structuring joint ventures and partnerships and the negotiation of construction contracts and land use agreements. Dan's representative experience includes loan workouts, lease workouts, distressed real estate investments, and the acquisition and disposition of distressed loan portfolios. Dan represents several "serial" entrepreneurs and technology clients and assists them with their general legal issues. He also represents several restaurant chains regarding all their leases in the United States.

University of FloridaBA 1994Stanford Law SchoolJ.D. 1997
Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Broward CountyLeadership Fort Lauderdale, Class VIIIStanford Alumni Club of South FloridaGreater Fort Lauderdale AllianceBoard of Directors, Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Areas of Concentration
  • Real estate
  • Acquisition and development
  • Leasing
  • Financings
  • Workouts
  • Land use agreements
  • Partnerships, joint ventures and limited liability companies
  • General business transactions
  • Construction contracts
  • Distressed real estate investments 
Significant Representations
  • Represented "for-profit" educational company regarding campuses throughout the U.S.
  • Refinancing of signature hotel project on Fort Lauderdale Beach.
  • Multi-parcel assembly for major Fort Lauderdale oceanfront hotel and condominium development.
  • $75 million sale of portfolio of South Florida shopping centers.
  • $200 million sale of a recruiting powerhouse to consortium made up of communications and media companies.
  • Acquisition and ground lease of FBO at Pittsburgh International Airport. 
  • Represented several restaurant chains regarding all tenant leases in U.S.
  • Represented distressed asset fund acquiring $500 million distressed loan portfolio.

Office Location

401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 2000
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
United States

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law