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Sean Tierney is a Partner of the firm’s Real Estate Department where he represents private equity funds, institutional and non-institutional real estate investors, developers, operators, lenders and borrowers in negotiating and structuring real estate joint ventures, acquisitions, sales, developments and financings. Sean has deep experience in representing hotel investors and operators in connection with the acquisition, financing, development, operation, and disposition of hospitality assets.
Mr. Tierney regularly handles complex financing transactions and has extensive experience negotiating loans for various developmental projects. In 2019, he helped his clients negotiate over $2.7 Billion worth of borrower-side financings, including loans from both balance sheet and CMBS lenders.
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Further, Super Lawyers has consistently recognized Sean Tierney as “Rising Star” for Real Estate, a distinction he has earned for each of the past 4 consecutive years. Most recently, he was recognized as a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ 2022 and 2023 in Real Estate.
Mr. Tierney graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. While at Michigan, he worked in the Community and Economic Development Clinic, advising small businesses and non-profit organizations dedicated to the economic revitalization of Detroit, Michigan. Sean graduated magna cum laude from Loyola Marymount University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Philosophy and a minor in Business Administration.
Sean is also a proud member of the Board of Directors of Verbum Dei High School, a college prep school for low-income students located in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles.
University of Michigan - Juris Doctor
Loyola Marymount University - Bachelor of Arts