J. Donald Wasil is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts and Bowen LLP, where he is former Co-Chair of the statewide Real Estate Practice Group.
A Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney, Don is Board Certified in Real Estate Law and has been recognized among the Best Lawyers in America® for real estate law since 2008. He is a Florida licensed real estate broker with over 30 years of experience representing lenders, developers, investors and servicers in their complex commercial real estate transactions. Don has represented leading private equity firms and real estate opportunity funds, major financial institutions, and prominent institutional investors and developers in a variety of matters, including:
During prior economic downturns, Don developed significant expertise in real estate workouts, foreclosures and creditors’ rights work, and has devised and implemented strategies to resolve non-performing loans for many institutional lenders, special servicers and sub-servicers. His experience in structuring and documenting real estate transactions enables him to assess various restructuring and workout alternatives, in order to devise innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions that are consistent with a client’s long term goals.