Vicente Reyes, Of Counsel

 (415) 484-4353

Vicente’s transactional practice focuses on the representation of a wide range of clients, including lenders, developers, and a variety of institutional and non-institutional investors on a broad range of commercial real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, hospitality, multi-family projects and finance. Vicente also regularly represents small business owners on real estate and corporate matters, including entity formation, leasing, small business loans and joint ventures. He has a comprehensive understanding of cultural and business environments in Spanish and Portuguese speaking markets, and regularly represents national and international owners and developers in all types of commercial real estate transactions throughout the country and, in collaboration with his extensive network in Latin America, throughout the Latin American market.

 

Prior to joining Pennington LLP, Vicente was an associate in the real estate group of DLA Piper LLP (US), where his work focused on a variety of real estate and corporate transactions.  While at DLA Piper, Vicente received the North American Pro Bono Award in recognition of his pro bono work representing small business entities in real estate and corporate matters. He was also chosen to participate in the firm’s global pro bono initiative in Chile and Argentina where he worked with a global women’s rights organization in helping to deliver workshops addressing and curtailing gender-based violence. Vicente was also an associate in the real estate group of Heller Ehrman LLP in San Francisco, where his work focused on finance and hospitality transactions, and at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s San Francisco and Palo Alto offices, where he worked on corporate & securities, mergers & acquisitions and commercial real estate matters. While at Wilson Sonsini, Vicente was the recipient of the John A. Wilson Award for excellence in the practice of law, while serving the community.

RECENT REPRESENTATIONS

Representation of a government-sponsored enterprise in the securitization of tax-driven mortgage loans (bond financings) in the form of mortgage-backed securities for multifamily properties throughout the US.

Representation of national real estate developers in the acquisition, development, and aggregation of multiple parcels in downtown San Francisco for master mixed-use developments.

Representation of a foreign company in the $150 million refinancing of a historic, luxury hotel in San Francisco.

Representation of limited liability company in connection with the acquisition of a portfolio of properties throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania for $176 million.

Representation of partnership in connection with the sale of a property in Ontario, California for $38 million.

Representation of capital management company in the sale of a property in Irving, Texas for $8.1 million and a property in Plainfield, Indiana for $15.2 million.

Representation of limited liability company in purchase of 182-room hotel in Charleston, South Carolina for $136 million.

Representation of foreign client in acquisition of commercial property in SOMA, San Francisco for $42 million.

Representation of partnership in acquisition of three office buildings in San Diego, California for $78 million.

EDUCATION

Columbia University School of Law, J.D. 

University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business, B.S.

Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (Visiting Law Student)

 

PRIOR FIRMS

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Heller Ehrman LLP

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.

ADMISSIONS

California State Bar

District of Columbia Bar

New York State Bar

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