People: Morgan T. Jones, Partner

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Morgan T. Jones

Partner

Sacramento
Direct: (916) 498-7024
Cell: (916) 496-0562
San Francisco
Direct: (415) 544-1028
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Mr. Jones is a partner resident in the San Francisco and Sacramento offices of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. A member of the Real Estate Department, he focuses his practice in the representation of financial institutions, with a particular emphasis on corporate and commercial real estate financing transactions and workouts, restructuring and loan enforcement, and in real estate.

Mr. Jones's financing practice includes the origination, as well as the restructuring and enforcement, of all types of commercial real property secured loans (including acquisition loans, construction loans, and mini-permanent and permanent loans) and all types of security properties (including multi-family and affordable housing projects, residential tract developments, shopping centers, office buildings, hotels, industrial properties, hospitals and health care facilities and agricultural properties), and all types of corporate, dealer finance, and agricultural loans.  His practice ranges from syndicated and participated loans, whole loan sales, buy-sell and tri-party agreements, low income housing tax credit loans and public finance, equity participation loans, leasehold mortgage loans, mezzanine loans, mortgage warehousing lines of credit, and multi-state transactions to representation of lenders with high-volume commercial real estate lending programs. Mr. Jones also represents lenders in managing REO, sales of REO, and loan sales and in connection with lender liability issues.

Mr. Jones also represents banks as purchasers of bonds in direct purchase or private placement transactions and has extensive experience representing issuers of letters of credit as credit support for bonds.  

Mr. Jones has represented numerous borrowers in the origination, assignment and defeasance of CMBS loans and in mezzanine loans.  

Mr. Jones's real estate practice has included the entire spectrum of services for developers, investors and corporate real estate users.

Mr. Jones is a frequent speaker on various topics involving corporate loans, commercial real estate loans and workouts and loan enforcement.

Mr. Jones is a partner resident in the San Francisco and Sacramento offices of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. A member of the Real Estate Department, he focuses his practice in the representation of financial institutions, with a particular emphasis on corporate and commercial real estate financing transactions and workouts, restructuring and loan enforcement, and in real estate.

Mr. Jones's financing practice includes the origination, as well as the restructuring and enforcement, of all types of commercial real property secured loans (including acquisition loans, construction loans, and mini-permanent and permanent loans) and all types of security properties (including multi-family and affordable housing projects, residential tract developments, shopping centers, office buildings, hotels, industrial properties, hospitals and health care facilities and agricultural properties), and all types of corporate, dealer finance, and agricultural loans.  His practice ranges from syndicated and participated loans, whole loan sales, buy-sell and tri-party agreements, low income housing tax credit loans and public finance, equity participation loans, leasehold mortgage loans, mezzanine loans, mortgage warehousing lines of credit, and multi-state transactions to representation of lenders with high-volume commercial real estate lending programs. Mr. Jones also represents lenders in managing REO, sales of REO, and loan sales and in connection with lender liability issues.

Mr. Jones also represents banks as purchasers of bonds in direct purchase or private placement transactions and has extensive experience representing issuers of letters of credit as credit support for bonds.  

Mr. Jones has represented numerous borrowers in the origination, assignment and defeasance of CMBS loans and in mezzanine loans.  

Mr. Jones's real estate practice has included the entire spectrum of services for developers, investors and corporate real estate users.

Mr. Jones is a frequent speaker on various topics involving corporate loans, commercial real estate loans and workouts and loan enforcement.

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law (1981)
    UCLA Law Review
    UCLA International Law Journal
  • M.A., University of California, Los Angeles (1975)
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara (1970)

Admissions

  • California

Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • Member, The State Bar of California (Real Property Law Section and Business Law Section)
  • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers

Publications

  • Update Editor "Introduction:  Negotiating Techniques" and Co-Author and Update Editor, "Deeds of Trust," CEB California Real Estate Finance Practice: Strategies and Forms
  • Author, "Contractual Waivers of One-Action and Anti-Deficiency Protections by Debtors in Workouts," 15 CEB Real - Property Law Reporter 131 (April 1992)
  • Co-Author, "Risks Associated with REO," Real Estate Workouts and Turnarounds (1989)
  • Co-Author, "Legal Aspects of Doing Business in China," Legal Aspects of Doing Business in East Asia , D. Campbell ed. (1984)