Real Estate Finance Team Expands with Arrivals of Lindsay L. Case, Chelsy M. Jantsch, and John P. Kennedy
Moss & Barnett is pleased to announce the expansion of the firm's Real Estate Finance team with the arrivals of lawyers Lindsay L. Case, Chelsy M. Jantsch, and John P. Kennedy. The firm now has 18 lawyers serving real estate finance clients nationwide.
Lindsay focuses her practice on closing and delivering loans secured by multifamily projects to secondary market investors such as Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. Prior to joining Moss & Barnett, Lindsay practiced in the area of public finance, providing counsel on municipal bond and tax increment financing transactions. Prior to that, Lindsay was with the Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership, a developer of low income single-family and multifamily housing in rural Minnesota. She started her career as a law clerk for District Court Judge Gordon Moore in Nobles County, Minnesota. Lindsay received her J.D. from the University of St. Thomas School of Law and her B.S., cum laude, from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Chelsy represents institutional and life insurance company lenders on commercial real estate transactions. She also represents lenders closing and delivering loans secured by multifamily projects to secondary market investors such as Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. Prior to joining Moss & Barnett, Chelsy was in private practice, with a focus on general real estate matters, including purchase and sale and leasing transactions. Prior to that, she served as a commercial closer and underwriting counsel for a title insurance company. Chelsy received her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law, where she earned her Law and Business Certificate, and her B.A. from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
John focuses his practice on closing and delivering loans secured by multifamily projects to secondary market investors such as Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. Prior to joining Moss & Barnett, John was Assistant Vice President and in-house counsel for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company. Prior to that, he gained extensive experience analyzing real property title matters while serving as a law clerk with the Office of the Hennepin County Examiner of Titles in Minneapolis. John received his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law and his B.A. from the University of St. Thomas.
"Lindsay, Chelsy, and John bring an impressive resume of relevant experience to our growing Multifamily and Commercial Real Estate Finance Practice Group and to our firm in general. The addition of these attorneys deepens the capacity of our team and the talents needed to best serve our clients," said Tim Gustin, Chairman of the firm.
About the Real Estate Finance Team
The Real Estate Finance Team advises a full range of private and publicly owned providers of commercial real estate debt, including mortgage banks, investment advisors, life insurance companies, and community, regional, and money center banks, throughout the United States on commercial real estate lending investments. The team has particular depth in multifamily housing finance – including market rate housing, targeted affordable housing, senior housing, student housing, and manufactured housing – serving as counsel nationally to Freddie Mac Seller/Servicers and Fannie Mae DUS Lenders, where knowledge and experience with the lending programs of these providers is essential for legal representation.