William E. Sudow

William E. Sudow

wsudow@sklawpartners.com
202-769-5799

William E. Sudow has over thirty years’ experience in representing clients in complex financial transactions, focusing on the representation of institutions in the Washington, D.C., area and in the representation of national and international institutions in joint ventures and other real estate transactions and financings, private equity investments and general business transactions. He has substantial experience in structured real estate capital markets financings, representing clients in related borrower portfolio REMIC financings, mortgage loan conduit financings, and lease securitizations. In addition, Mr. Sudow has extensive experience in dealing with overseas investors, including European, Japanese and Korean companies and financial institutions, real estate companies, and financial intermediaries in joint ventures, real estate acquisitions and financings.

Mr. Sudow’s experience encompasses all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including the negotiation, structuring, and documentation of acquisitions, land assemblies, project developments, and dispositions; joint ventures; equity investments and financings; the drafting of construction and architectural contracts; the negotiation and drafting of commercial leases and work-outs and restructurings. He represents clients in Shari’ah compliant financings and complex structured finance transactions involving the securitization of commercial real estate loans through MBS Swap, REMIC and Collateralized Debt Obligation transactions.

Mr. Sudow also has represented clients in joint development transactions and has represented clients in Japan and Korea in complex private equity commercial transactions. Mr. Sudow has also counseled clients regarding matters relating to the U.S. Congress and U.S. government agencies.

Prior to forming Sudow Kohlhagen LLP, Mr. Sudow was Head of the Washington Real Estate Practice of Sidley Austin LLP.

Mr. Sudow was a member of the Documents Task Force of the Capital Consortium, an initiative of the National Realty Committee, National Association of Realtors and Mortgage Bankers Association of America that produced a standard set of ratable commercial and multifamily mortgage documents for use in the secondary market.  He developed the Capital Markets Initiatives, a set of guidelines to reduce costs and ease the securitization process.

Prior to entering private law practice, Mr. Sudow was Special Assistant and Counsel to the House Majority Whip, U.S. Congressman John Brademas where he advised Mr. Brademas and worked with Members of the House Leadership on various legislative matters, including foreign trade and foreign policy and education policy.

Memberships and Affiliations 

  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Federal City Council, Washington Trustee; Member of the Executive Committee and Co-Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
  • McLean Revitalization Corporation; Member of the Board of Directors and past President
  • National China Garden Foundation; Member of the Board of Directors
  • Union Station Redevelopment Corporation; Member of the Board of Directors
  • Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Co-Chair of Tennis Gala

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.
  • Yale University, B.A.

Tron S. Kohlhagen

tkohlhagen@sklawpartners.com
202-769-5786

Tron S. Kohlhagen has more than eight years of large law firm experience in representing national and international lenders, institutional investors, commercial banks, public and private companies, landlords, tenants, property owners and property managers in connection with the acquisition, disposition, financing, leasing and operation of commercial real property.

Mr. Kohlhagen’s practice includes advising clients in connection with the formation and structuring of limited partnerships, limited liability companies and joint ventures as vehicles for (i) investment in and development of a wide variety of commercial real estate opportunities, including hotels, retail properties, shopping malls, office buildings, multi-family properties, condominiums, vacant land and mixed-use projects; and (ii) the purchase and sale of interests in, and the restructuring of, partnerships and limited liability companies.

Mr. Kohlhagen has represented both lenders and borrowers in a variety of complex single and multi-asset financings of commercial real estate lending transactions, including term loans, acquisition loans, construction loans, mezzanine loans, loan participations, loan sales and loan modifications, including loan workouts, loan restructurings, deeds in lieu and other settlement structures during the recent market challenges.

Admissions and Certifications 

  • District of Columbia, 2004
  • Maryland, 2003

Education

  • William & Mary Law School (J.D., 2003)
  • Vanderbilt University (B.A., 1996)

Eunice A. Moon

emoon@sklawpartners.com | 202-769-5787

Eunice A. Moon has substantial experience in a wide variety of real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition, leasing and development of real estate, mergers and acquisitions involving substantial real estate portfolios, mortgage and mezzanine financing facilities and the leasing of office, retail and industrial properties on behalf of private equity sponsors, institutional investors, lenders, public and private corporations, developers, government sponsored enterprises and small businesses.  She has managed, advised and coordinated with clients, including senior management, operations personnel and in-house counsel, analysts, underwriters, co-counsel, and local and foreign counsel, on all aspects of individual and portfolio real estate transactions, from due diligence, negotiation, documentation and closing to on-going post-closing administration.

Her most recent transactions include:

  • Representation of a private equity group in the acquisition of a major U.S. automobile manufacturer and its affiliated companies and in connection with term loan facilities and secured by the companies’ extensive real estate portfolio.
  • Representation of a domestic investment fund as agent and lender in connection with a variety of syndicated credit facilities, including (i) a $195 million senior lien term loan facility to a major lumber supplier primarily secured by over 330 lumber warehouse properties in 38 states and (ii) $82 million senior lien term and revolving loan facilities to a destination club provider primarily secured by over 50 resort properties in the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean.
  • Representation of a real estate investment fund in the acquisition and $16 million mortgage and $2 million mezzanine financing of a single property in Pennsylvania.

Admissions and Certifications

  • District of Columbia, 2006
  • New York, 2004
  • New Jersey, 2003

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law – Camden (J.D., 2003)
  • Washington University (B.S.B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1999)