Holly Marcille Chamberlain 

Partner – Charlotte
T.+1 704 348 5121
227 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 V-CARD

Holly Chamberlain’s practice focuses on real estate finance as well as matters affecting property owners’ ownership, acquisition and disposition of real estate interests. She represents lenders in the financing of a range of properties, including: office, retail, hotel, multi-family, industrial, and skilled nursing facilities through single asset as well as multi-state and multi-property transactions. She advises clients on a wide range of transactions, such as: the origination of mortgage and mezzanine loans (including stabilized and unstabilized assets, term loans, bridge loans, revolving credit facilities and future advance facilities), preferred equity investments in real estate joint ventures, unsecured real estate loans, single-family rental bridge and term facilities, loan workouts and consensual foreclosure. She also advises on the negotiation of co-lender and intercreditor agreements, secondary market mortgage and mezzanine loan sales, loan servicing, the acquisition and disposition of properties, negotiations of property management agreements and the renegotiation, acquisition and sale of stressed real estate loans. Holly has been recognized as a leading real estate lawyer by Chambers USA.

Transactions representative of Holly's experience include representation of a mortgage lender in the origination of a NYC office building and regional mall, each of which were securitized in single loan securitizations, representation of a lender in the origination of a $500 million mortgage and mezzanine loan secured by 50 properties and securitized in single loan securitizations, representing the mortgage lender in negotiating a restructuring of a mortgage loan secured by multiple hotels, representing the administrative agent on real estate matters for a secured credit facility for an energy company and representing master servicers and lenders in servicing matters for large securitized mortgage loans and related mezzanine loans secured by hotels and multifamily properties and representing a special servicer in the role of a foreign hotel. Additionally, Holly was a member of the team representing the lender and master servicer on the negotiations related to the securitized debt secured by 7 World Trade Center both pre- and post-9/11.

Holly received her J.D., magna cum laude, from New York Law School, where she was an Executive Articles Editor of the New York Law School Law Review, and her B.A. in history from the State University of New York at Binghamton. She is admitted to practice in the States of North Carolina, New York and Massachusetts (inactive).




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Holly Marcille Chamberlain 


  • New York
  • North Carolina


  • New York Law School
    J.D., 1997, magna cum laude
  • Binghamton University
    B.A., 1992

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