Dan McCawley

Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Dan McCawley focuses his practice on real estate matters. Dan represents several distressed asset funds acquiring distressed loan portfolios, bulk condo purchases, REO and other distressed real estate. He has broad experience in the sale, purchase and leasing of commercial and residential properties including shopping centers, office buildings, industrial warehouses, apartment complexes, restaurants, golf courses, hotel projects and undeveloped land. His practice also includes acting as lending counsel for several banks, structuring joint ventures and partnerships and the negotiation of construction contracts and land use agreements. Dan's representative experience includes loan workouts, lease workouts, distressed real estate investments, and the acquisition and disposition of distressed loan portfolios. Dan represents several serial entrepreneurs and technology clients and assists them with their general legal issues. He also represents several restaurant chains regarding all their leases in the United States.

Areas of Concentration
•Real estate
•Acquisition and development
•Leasing
•Financings
•Workouts
•Land use agreements
•Partnerships, joint ventures and limited liability companies
•General business transactions
•Construction contracts
•Distressed real estate investments

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2010-2015
•Team Member, M&A Deal of the Year (Over $1 Billion to $5 Billion) for Platform Specialty Products Corporation (f/k/a Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited) acquisition of MacDermid, Incorporated and related entities, The M&A Advisor's 6th Annual International M&A Awards, 2014
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
•Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011, 2012 and 2013
•Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010 and 2013
•Listed, South Florida Business Journal, 40 Under 40, June 2010
•Listed, Gold Coast magazine, Broward County's 40 Under 40, 2009
•Listed, Florida Trend magazine, Legal Elite, Real Estate Law, 2006
•Listed, South Florida Business Journal, Best of the Bar, April 2004

Associated News & Events
10.28.14 Greenberg Traurig Receives M&A Industrial Goods and Basic Resources Deal of the Year Award
08.20.14 24 Greenberg Traurig Fort Lauderdale Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
08.19.14 129 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
03.11.14 Greenberg Traurig Receives M&A Deal of the Year Award
10.11.13 Greenberg Traurig Team Assists Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited, Founders in $1.8B M&A
10.02.13 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Dan McCawley Elected to Board of Directors of Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale
08.16.13 24 Fort Lauderdale Attorneys from Greenberg Traurig Named Among 'Best Lawyers in America' 2014
01.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360
09.30.11 Greenberg Traurig Tops the List of Best Lawyers in America with 19 Attorneys in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
09.21.11 102 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Florida Listed In Best Lawyers in America 2012

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Areas of Law

  • Real Estate
  • Green Building & Sustainable Development
  • Education
  • Automotive Dealerships

 

Experience & Credentials

Position

Shareholder

Admission Details

Admitted in 1997, Florida, District of Columbia and Virginia
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Law School Attended

Stanford Law School
Class of 1997
J.D.
Article Editor, Stanford Journal of Law, Business and Finance, Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy

University Attended

University of Florida
Class of 1994
B.A.
Finance

Birth Information

Born in 1972
1972

Associations & Memberships

Professional & Community Involvement
•Board Member, St. Mark's Episcopal School of Fort Lauderdale, Board of Trustees
•Board Member, Riverwalk Fort Lauderda... More

Representative Cases

Significant Representations; Represented for-profit educational company regarding campuses throughout the U.S. Refinancing of signature hotel project on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Multi-parcel assembly for major Fort Lauderdale oceanfront hotel and condominium development. $75 million sale of portfolio of South Florida shopping centers. $200 million sa... More

Contact Information

Phone

954.768.8281

Fax

954.759.5581

Email

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Office Information
Dan McCawley
Shareholder
 401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 2000,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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