- Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 1995), Member, Brooklyn Journal of Law and Policy and received American Jurisprudence Awards in Evidence and Legal Writing
- Fordham University (M.B.A., 1993)
- The George Washington University (B.A., 1989)
Todd R. Eisner joined the Firm in 2000 and is a member of the Transactional Department, the Real Estate Practice Group, the Distressed Real Estate Practice Group, the Corporate Group, the Investment Funds Practice Group and the Hotels and Resorts Practice Group. Mr. Eisner has expertise in many real estate practice areas, predominantly in sales, leasing, acquisitions, financings and development relating to all types of commercial transactions and distress situations. Mr. Eisner frequently handles transactions involving complicated joint ventures and mezzanine financing. Mr. Eisner also has extensive experience handling all aspects of hotel acquisitions and dispositions and has negotiated franchise and management agreements with most national hotel companies.
Mr. Eisner’s clientele primarily consists of large institutions such as investment management firms and investment banks and local and national developers and operators. Mr. Eisner has developed a reputation among his clients as a “business lawyer” who adapts his manner of handling each transaction to the applicable economics and business objectives.
Mr. Eisner’s recent transactions include: (i) the acquisition, financing and joint venture structuring of a hotel and retail project for approximately $110 million and the subsequent vertical subdivision, management restructuring, development and disposition of that project; (ii) the acquisition of a significant interest in the owner of approximately 100 nursing home and assisted living facilities throughout the nation valued at approximately $1 billion; (iii) representing the mezzanine lender in the “work out” of the mezzanine and mortgage debt totaling approximately $300 million, relating to a national portfolio of commercial properties; (iv) the negotiation and restructuring of a ground lease and fee-owned properties for a major retail, office and public transportation project; and (v) representing a national developer in the joint venture structuring with the investment office of a foreign government for the acquisition of a portfolio of properties for approximately $200 million.
Recently, Mr. Eisner has been working extensively with distressed real estate through the Firm's Distressed Real Estate Practice Group. Mr. Eisner’s particular expertise in distressed real estate includes workouts and restructurings and purchasing, selling or recapitalizing partnership or limited liability company interests of distressed entities.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Eisner practiced with a number of prominent New York City law firms. Mr. Eisner is licensed in New York.