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Allen Matkins Welcomes Real Estate Finance Partner Marc Young

LOS ANGELES – October 20, 2017 Allen Matkins, a California-based full service real estate and business law firm, announced today the addition of real estate finance partner Marc D. Young to its Los Angeles office. Marc brings to the firm's Corporate & Finance Department and Commercial Real Estate Practice Group a practice covering a broad range of complex real estate transactions, having a particular emphasis on real estate finance, joint ventures and restructurings. He joins Allen Matkins after serving as the chair of Morrison & Foerster's global Real Estate Group for over ten years.

"Marc's leadership experience and capabilities, coupled with a proven track record as a prominent finance  attorney, makes him the ideal fit for our thriving finance and real estate practices," says David L. Osias, managing partner of Allen Matkins. "Allen Matkins continues to attract some of the most sought after attorneys on the West Coast by leveraging a culture of client service, entrepreneurism, camaraderie and community involvement." In addition to Marc, Allen Matkins has hired 10 attorneys in 2017, including recently, real estate partner O'Malley Miller, former head of Munger Tolles & Olson's real estate practice, and tax partner Scott Dommes.

Marc represents borrowers and lenders in connection with the origination, servicing and restructuring of all types of real estate-related financings. He also has represented a variety of buyers and sellers in transactions involving office buildings, industrial properties, hotels, large residential properties and unimproved land.  Marc’s clients include commercial banks, investment banks, capital companies, REITs and funds.  Most recently, he has represented agent banks in some of the largest construction financings in downtown Los Angeles, including the Metropolis project and a new residential building at 1212 Flower Street.  

Marc is a member of the California State Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is recommended by Legal 500 United States, Best Lawyers, and Chambers USA, where clients say that he “is an experienced, thoughtful attorney that we rely on for not only legal advice, but also business advice.” Marc received both his bachelor's degree and juris doctorate from the University of Utah.


Allen Matkins, founded in 1977, is a California-based law firm with approximately 200 attorneys in four major metropolitan areas of California:  Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and San Francisco.  The firm's areas of focus include real estate, construction, land use, environmental and natural resources; corporate and securities, real estate and commercial finance, bankruptcy, restructurings and creditors' rights, joint ventures and tax; labor, employment and OSHA; and trials, litigation, risk management and alternative dispute resolution in all of these areas. For more information about Allen Matkins please visit