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Eric F. Allendorf

Partner, Real Estate Department

New York

Phone: 1(212) 318-6383
Fax: 1(212) 303-7083


Rick Allendorf is a partner in the Real Estate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Allendorf’s practice is concentrated in real estate lending with a national scope, with a particular emphasis on complex debt finance. He represents institutional lenders, alternative lenders, debt funds, and construction lenders in all aspects of real estate finance and restructurings.

Mr. Allendorf’s experience includes representing lenders in originating loans intended for balance sheet, syndication, and securitization secured by commercial real estate projects of all asset types, including office, retail, hotel, multifamily, and industrial. He has extensive experience in structuring multi-stack deals with multiple layers of subordinate financing, representing both senior lenders and mezzanine lenders.


Additionally, Mr. Allendorf has extensive experience in workouts and bankruptcies, having been involved in some of the largest restructurings in multiple real estate cycles.


  • Recognized as a Top Lawyer by Chambers USA, 2021


  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 2002 (magna cum laude) 
  • Northwestern University, 1995


    • Admitted to practice in the State of New York and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

    Practice Areas

    Financial Restructuring
    Real Estate Finance
    Real Estate
    Real Estate Capital Markets
    Real Estate Restructuring and Reorganization




    New York Bar
    Massachusetts Bar


    Boston College Law School, J.D. 2002
    Northwestern University, B.A. 1995

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