Patrick A. Nickler

Partner
Patrick is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate practice.
Patrick A. Nickler, Partner, Washington DC at Arent Fox

Patrick's practice focuses on the representation of real estate developers, operating companies, national and regional banks and finance companies in all aspects of financing  including, syndicated construction financing, securitized CMBS financing, mezzanine financing, real estate acquisition financing, loan workouts, restructurings, and foreclosures. Patrick also represents real estate developers with respect to real estate acquisition, disposition and development. In addition, Patrick has significant experience in the representation of lenders in the acquisition and sale of pools of loans.

 

Client Work

A few of Patrick’s representative matters include:

  • Represented the administrative agent in a syndicated construction loan for a shopping center in Manassas, Virginia.
  • Represented the administrative agent in a syndicated construction loan for an office building in Washington, DC.
  • Represented the administrative agent in a syndicated construction loan for a multifamily housing project in Loudon County, Virginia.
  • Represented a foreign bank in an acquisition loan for a hotel in Orlando, Florida.
  • Represented a nonprofit corporation in the acquisition of its headquarters building.
  • Represented a developer in the acquisition and financing of a multifamily housing project in Montgomery County, Maryland.
  • Represented a developer in the construction financing for a mixed-use project in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Previous Work

Prior to joining Arent Fox, Patrick worked in the Washington, DC office of a large, international law firm. Prior to moving to Washington, DC, Patrick started his work as an attorney in Pittsburgh, PA.

Publications, Presentations & Recognitions

Patrick has taught a continuing legal education seminar on mechanic’s liens.

A Tragedy of the Commons in Coastal Fisheries: Contending Prescriptions for Conservation, and the Case of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, in 26 B.C. Envtl. Aff. L. Rev. 549.

A Tendency to Federalize Incidental Take Exemptions: Shifting Private Development Projects From ESA Section 10(a) to Section 7, in Plater et al.— Environmental Law and Policy: Nature, Law, and Society, 1997-98 Teacher’s Update 34 (1997).

Life Beyond the Law

Patrick is an avid runner and competed for 13 years, including at the collegiate level.

  • Practices
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • District of Columbia Bar
    • Massachusetts Bar
    • Pennsylvania Bar
  • Education
    Boston College Law School
    JD
    Managing Editor, Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review
    1999
    Franklin & Marshall College
    BA
    magna cum laude
    1996