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Margot Mendelson Hammond


Holland & Knight LLP

Represented an investment bank as underwriter and initial purchaser in a $740 million sale-leaseback financing

Represented institutional investors in a $195 million funding for a NY office property

Margot Mendelson Hammond is an attorney in Holland & Knight’s Boston office focused on real estate finance transactions. She handles net lease finance and commercial lending, including matters involving institutional lenders and underwriters in credit tenant lease financings and commercial mortgage loan originations.

Hammond represents lenders and corporate trustees on asset management transactions, including defeasances, transfers, loan assumptions, prepayments, amendments, easements and condemnations.

Transactions include representation of an investment bank as underwriter and initial purchaser in a $740-million sale-leaseback financing of 166 fee and leasehold properties in 34 states, representation of institutional investors in a $195-million funding for an office property in New York and representation of an institutional investor in cross-collateralized and cross-defaulted construction-to-permanent lease financings of buildings leased to the General Services Administration in a deal totaling $385 million.

Hammond is a fellow with the American College of Investment Counsel. She has been recognized by Chambers USA and The Legal 500. She received her J.D. from the Boston University School of Law.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Margot Mendelson Hammond with Connect CRE’s 2023 Boston & New England Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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