Mark S. Pecheck is a partner in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Los Angeles office. He joined the Firm in 1984 immediately after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall). Mr. Pecheck received his undergraduate education at UCLA, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics cum laude in 1979.
Mr. Pecheck is a member of the State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association and is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Department. He is an accomplished real estate finance lawyer, having structured, negotiated and documented (on behalf of both lenders and borrowers) hundreds of complex transactions involving senior loans, mezzanine financing, CMBS loans, construction loans, participations and syndicated loans, and large multi-state and multi-property portfolio transactions. He also has significant experience and expertise in the area of mortgage loan remedies, including foreclosures and receiverships. Recently, Mr. Pecheck has been deeply involved in several of the residential mortgage servicer reviews undertaken pursuant to consent decrees mandated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve Board.
In addition to his real estate finance expertise, Mr. Pecheck has broad experience in real property acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, development projects and commercial leasing. He has represented a wide range of clients, including major financial institutions, pension plans, high net worth individuals and families, and European, Asian and Middle Eastern investors.
Over the years, Mr. Pecheck has been involved in a number of high-profile projects, including:
Mr. Pecheck is involved in a number of community organizations, and recently completed service as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Berkeley Hall School in Los Angeles. He is a native of Los Angeles and resides with his family in Sherman Oaks.
University of California - Berkeley - 1984 Juris Doctor
University of California - Los Angeles - 1979 Bachelor of Arts