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Marc D. Young

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Marc Young is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Allen Matkins. His practice covers a broad range of real estate transactions, with a particular emphasis on real estate lending and loan workouts and restructurings.

Marc has represented borrowers and lenders in connection with the origination, servicing and restructuring of all types of real estate-related financings, including loans secured by multiple properties, hotel financings, syndicated loans, subordinate and mezzanine financings, unsecured credit facilities, securitized debt, construction loans, and preferred equity transactions.  He also is experienced with preferred equity investments. 

Marc has substantial expertise in dealing with distressed loans and preferred equity investments, including workout and restructuring options, intercreditor issues, sales and remedies. His finance clients include commercial banks, investment banks and REITs.

Marc has represented buyers and sellers in numerous purchase and sale and joint venture transactions involving commercial office buildings, industrial properties, hotels, large residential properties, and unimproved land. He has advised clients in a number of portfolio sales and acquisitions.

Marc has developed special expertise in the purchase, sale, financing, and operation of energy projects. He has represented both buyers and sellers of electric generating facilities and other energy facilities, and has participated in significant domestic and international energy-related project finance transactions.

Marc is a member of the California Lawyers Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is recommended by Legal 500 United States, Best Lawyers, and Chambers & Partners USA, where clients say that he “is an experienced, thoughtful attorney that we rely on for not only legal advice, but also business advice.”


  • California Lawyers Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Selected for inclusion in the category of Real Estate – California by Chambers & Partners USA
  • Ranked by Legal 500 United States
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America (2019)


Marc received his bachelor's degree from University of Utah in 1986 and his J.D. from University of Utah in 1991.


  • California
  • New York