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Joseph P. Heffernan

Of Counsel

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Joseph Heffernan focuses his practice on real estate finance, workouts and restructurings, acquisitions and sales, and leasing. His principal clients are banks, insurance companies, savings and loan associations, real estate investment trusts, and high net worth real estate investors.

Joseph represents financial institutions in connection with major land acquisition and commercial and residential development projects; and transactions involving high-rise office buildings, shopping centers and industrial properties. His experience includes credit-enhanced bond financings, foreclosures of real and personal property collateral, enforcements of guaranties, negotiations of inter-creditor agreements in multilender facilities, and counseling on fraudulent transfers and preference issues.


  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D.
  • St. John's University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York


  • Highest "AV Preeminent (5 out of 5)" Professional Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory


  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers