Matthew J. Stoller

Associate

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  • JD, cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2011; primary editor, Harvard Human Rights Journal
  • AB (Government), magna cum laude, Georgetown University, 2008

Qualifications

  • New York, 2012

Matthew J. Stoller

Associate

Matthew Stoller joined Ropes & Gray in 2014 as an associate in the real estate investments and transactions group. He has represented investors, REITs, developers, banks and other financial institutions in connection with a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions, including large multi-state secured financings, acquisitions and dispositions, sale-leasebacks, and commercial leasing transactions.

Prior to joining the firm, Matthew was an associate in the real estate practice group at Shearman & Sterling, LLP in New York.

Experience

  • Representation of Harvard Management Company, the investment advisor for the Harvard University endowment in acquisitions and dispositions, development, and financings of various real estate assets, and in negotiating and structuring real estate investments through joint ventures, funds, co-investment and management arrangements with sponsors, operators and managers..
  • Representation of PIMCO on matters relating to the ongoing operations and administration of PIMCO sponsored and advised private investment funds and hedge funds and separate accounts with respect to real estate investments, including the acquisition, disposition and ongoing evaluation of investments in commercial and residential, performing and distressed, real estate loans.
  • Representation of a joint venture between Abrams Capital Management LP and Amerimar Enterprises Inc. in the acquisition of several data centers located in major U.S. cities.
  • Represented Fortune 1000 company in negotiation of nearly 300,000 sq. ft., $260 million new headquarters lease at major Midtown location in New York City, which was conducted in an unusually quick turnaround given the size and complexity of the transaction.
  • Represented syndicate of lenders in connection with $1.5 billion loan to major publicly-traded REIT focusing on ownership and operation of shopping malls, secured by numerous mortgages throughout the United States.
  • Represented sovereign wealth fund in purchase of $52 million dollar luxury shopping center in Southern California and subsequent $32 million dollar financing thereof.

Publications

  • David Djaha, Laurie C. Nelson, Matthew J. Stoller and Rebecca H. Dorfan, “Commercial real estate in the United States: overview,” Practical Law Global Guide 2015/16 (November 2015)
  • David C. Djaha, Laurie C. Nelson and Matthew J. Stoller, “Violations of SPE Covenants After 2008: Borrowers Beware,” New York Law Journal (December 15, 2014)