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Ed Peterson


Ed Peterson represents developers of real estate, institutions, investors and lenders in relation to the development and financing of vertical and horizontal mixed-use commercial common interest ownership projects.  He also represents condominium developers and lenders in various types of residential condominium projects on a national basis.  Ed is known for his creativity in structuring intricate commercial common interest projects with diverse and complex integration of uses that involve financing by governmental entities in connection with commercial lenders.

Ed represents universities in connection with various transactional matters, including the use of complex ground lease structures.  He represents institutions in connection with distressed real estate assets and the restructure of both debt and equity, including multistate portfolios and significant office and retail projects in Texas and other jurisdictions.

He is a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, and is an industry commentator, having written and spoken at industry and professional meetings nationwide. He is known for structuring creative solutions in each of the substantive areas in which he practices, and serves as a trusted legal advisor in complex matters where clients need advice to achieve unique results.

Representative Experience

  • Mixed-use common interest development, including hotel, retail, office and residential mixed-use projects, residential condominium development and interstate land sales registration, including projects valued in excess of $4 million
  • Development and financing of all types of real property, including utilization of ground leases in creative development and financing structures
  • Acquisitions and dispositions of entities and real property
  • Workouts of distressed assets for lenders and borrowers, restructuring of debt and equity, lender liability issues, and litigation and reorganization strategies
  • Lending transactions, including construction loans, permanent loans, mezzanine loans and syndicated, participated and club loans
  • Equity transactions, entity formation and structuring