Melissa Hinkle has experience with many types of commercial lending and other finance transactions, with an emphasis on representing investment and national banks and other lenders in the origination and securitization of commercial mortgage loans. She handles complex financings and is actively engaged in the sale of commercial mortgage and mezzanine loans in the secondary market. Her expertise includes mortgage lending, mezzanine finance, co-lending and participation arrangements, loan workouts and restructurings with a focus on complex real estate finance for the capital markets.
Melissa’s most recent published works include “CFIUS Basics for Real Estate Lenders” (Cadwalader’s REF News and Views, 2020) and “The Mark Hotel Borrower Granted Injunction Delaying Mezzanine Lender’s Foreclosure Sale” (Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law, 2020.) She also co-authored the article “Use of Mezzanine Debt in Commercial Mortgage Loans” (New York Law Journal, 2004.)
Melissa received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of South Florida. She is admitted to practice in the State of New York.