Rebecca H. Dorfan

Associate

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  • JD, cum laude, 2014; articles editor, Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review
  • BA (Psychology), with highest distinction, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2010; Phi Beta Kappa

Qualifications

  • New York, 2015

Rebecca H. Dorfan

Associate

Rebecca Dorfan is an associate practicing in Ropes & Gray’s real estate investments & transactions group. She represents private equity clients, investors, hedge funds and other financial institutions in a wide variety of commercial real estate matters including acquisitions and dispositions, co-investments, financings and the formation of joint ventures for real estate investments.

Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Rebecca interned at the United States Securities & Exchange Commission in the Division of Corporation Finance and in the White House Office of Legislative Affairs.

Experience

  • Representation of a publicly traded real estate investment trust in negotiating more than $1 billion in commercial real estate financings across from multiple major commercial and investment banks.

  • Representation of an institutional investor in the $330 million acquisition of a 423,000-square foot office building in New York City, including negotiation of bridge financing for $220 million.

  • Representation of a publicly traded real estate investment trust in connection with the acquisition and financing of a $4 billion loan portfolio secured by real estate across the United States and Europe.

  • Representation of a publicly traded real estate investment trust in negotiating more than $300 million in note-on-note facilities to finance commercial real estate loans secured by real estate across the United States.

  • Representation of a prominent institutional capital partner in connection with its preferred equity investment for a residential and golf course development located in Nevada.

Publications