Daniel S. Huffenus is the Managing Partner of the Charlotte office of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. He has a sophisticated commercial real estate finance practice. He has extensive experience in representing real estate capital markets lenders in the origination of commercial mortgage loans. His practice is national in scope, and covers all asset types. He also has significant experience representing servicers of commercial mortgage loans in a variety of areas, with particular expertise in the defeasance of securitized loans. His recent experience includes the modification and restructuring of distressed commercial mortgage loans. He has also represented real estate investors and developers in purchasing and selling real estate, forming investment and development entities, and negotiating financing documents.
Mr. Huffenus received his B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from Lafayette College in 1986, and his M.S. in Real Estate Development from Columbia University in 1988. Prior to attending law school, he worked for several years as a consultant in the real estate consulting practice at a large, international accounting firm where he assisted institutional investors and financial institutions in the evaluation of real estate portfolios and the development of real estate acquisition and disposition strategies.
Mr. Huffenus graduated from New York University School of Law in 1994, where he was a member of the N.Y.U. Law Review. Prior to entering private practice, he served as a law clerk for Justice Stewart G. Pollock of the New Jersey Supreme Court.