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Nathan Eisler represents financial institutions in many types of finance transactions. He focuses his practice on real estate and other asset-based loans including structured transactions secured by domestic and international hedge fund and private equity fund interests, works of fine art and other specialty asset classes, as well as creditors’ rights enforcement, loan restructurings, workouts, and bankruptcy proceedings. With more than 30 years of experience documenting and negotiating loan and other forms of credit extension transactions in a wide variety of industries, Nathan regularly advises major financial institutions on transaction structure and standard form documentation for their loan product programs.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented the agent for a group of lenders in the workout and restructuring of a $1.4 billion line of credit secured by shipping vessels.°
  • Represented the agent for a group of lenders under a $1 billion revolving credit facility secured on margin by marketable securities.°
  • Represented the agent for a group of lenders in the restructuring of a $955 million term loan and revolving credit facility to an owner/operator of shipping ports.°
  • Represented one of three lenders under a $910 million revolving credit facility to a Belize corporation secured by works of fine art.°
  • Represented a lender under a $1.5 billion credit facility secured by marketable securities.°
  • Represented a lender under $875 million of co-lender credit facilities secured by restricted shares of a public company and works of fine art.°
  • Represented a lender under a $550 million line of credit secured by publicly traded shares owned by an executive officer of the issuer.°
  • Represented a lender under a $575 million term loan secured by works of fine art.°
  • Represented a lender under $400 million of credit facilities secured by pledges of marketable securities by U.S. and Cayman Islands private investment companies.°
  • Represented a letter of credit issuer to support a bond financing for a Chilean power plant.°
  • Represented a lender providing construction financing for a multimedia center in Las Vegas.°
  • Represented a lender providing a $100 million purpose credit facility to a British Virgin Islands private investment company.°
  • Represented a lender under a $350 million line of credit secured by publicly traded shares owned by an affiliate of the issuer.°
  • Represented lenders providing acquisition financing for a Long Island City residential tower site, a Manhattan office building, a Manhattan hotel development site, and a national hotel chain.°
  • Represented a lender under revolving credit facilities to three Cayman Islands feeder funds secured by equity interests in hedge funds.°
  • Represented a lender providing $265 million of term loan and revolving credit facilities for the refinancing of a New York City office building and other assets.°
  • Represented the agent for a group of lenders to an offshore seller of metals and frozen protein and to domestic and offshore sellers of metal content commodities.°
  • Represented a lender to employees of public companies secured by restricted common stock issued under employee stock incentive programs.°
  • Represented the agent for a group of lenders under revolving credit facilities to private equity funds secured by capital call obligations and other financial assets.°
  • Represented the agent for a group of lenders under a $150 million estate tax liquidity facility.°
  • Represented lenders in bilateral and syndicated asset-based borrowing base revolving credit and term loan facilities to manufacturers of chemicals, metal fabricators, a purchaser of farm subsidies, a consumer products company, a reality TV film company, a finance company that lends to law firms, and owners of commercial cooperative units and apartment complexes.°
  • Represented lenders to hedge funds.°
  • Represented lenders to art galleries and art collectors in the United States, Europe, and South America.°
  • Represented agents and lenders in the restructuring and refinancing of loans to financially troubled companies in the automotive, real estate, airline, aircraft leasing, real estate construction, radio broadcasting, taxi medallion, equipment supply, national restaurant chain, and advertising industries.°
  • Represented agents and lenders in the enforcement of remedies against commercial airlines, energy suppliers, a regional fast food franchise, and a printing company.°
  • Represented financial institutions as limited partners of a real estate investment partnership in assessing claims against their general partner for breach of the partnership agreement, breach of fiduciary duty, and participation in fraudulent conveyances.°
  • Represented a lender in the workout of loans under a multiple term loan facility to an irrevocable trust to fund premium payments under life insurance policies.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Eisler prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America,
    • Banking and Finance Law, 2013-2022
    • Bankruptcy Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2016-2022
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2007-2022
  • Listed, IFLR, "Leading Lawyer - Highly Regarded," 2019
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5.0

°AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Former Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York Structured Finance Committee
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1985-Present

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 1983
    • Member, Cardozo Law Review
  • B.A., Oberlin College, 1980
Clerkships
  • Hon. Howard Schwartzberg, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, 1983-1985
Admissions
  • Florida
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Supreme Court of the United States
Languages
  • Spanish, Conversational