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Courtney E. McGuinn, Co-Chair of the Women’s Initiative, concentrates her practice on virtually all aspects of commercial real estate, including financing, acquisition and development. She has experience with restructuring and modifying distressed loans and drafting multi-party loan agreements and modifications.

Courtney represents institutional lenders and investment banks in various aspects of loan origination for all types of commercial real estate financing, including hotel, multi-family, multi-property, construction and Shariah financing.


  • Commercial real estate financing
  • Commercial real estate transactions
  • Restructuring


Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, Chambers & Partners USA Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, 2013, 2017-2018, and 2022
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2022
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
  • Recipient, "Associate Commitment to Justice Award," Her Justice (inMotion, Inc.), 2010
  • Board member, Lake Luzerne Association
  • Board member, New York Alumni Chapter for Loyola University Maryland


  • J.D., summa cum laude, New York Law School, 2002
    • Articles editor, New York Law School Law Review, 2001-2002
  • B.A., cum laude, Loyola University Maryland
  • New York