Prominent Real Estate Attorney, Matthew Kasindorf, Addressed Moody's Analytics Conference

New York, New York (PressExposure) October 21, 2009 -- From: Jeffrey Sussman, Inc. Marketing Public Relations 249 East 48 Street New York, NY 10017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For: Meister Seelig & Fein

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One of New York’s most prominent real estate attorneys, Matthew Kasindorf, a partner at Meister Seelig & Fein, addressed the subject of Commercial Real Estate: Sound Practice in Risk Assessment at the Moody’s Analytics Credit Practitioner Conference in New York.

Mr. Kasindorf was part of a panel that included Dr. Tom Geurts, a professor at NYU; Perry Mehta, of Moody’s Analytics; and moderator Steve Peca also of Moody’s Analytics. Subjects covered by the panel included the following: * Assessing risk at the loan/property level * Stress testing commercial real estate * Meeting and exceeding regulatory requirements

“I explained how, in the post-recession real estate market, banks and other financial institutions, many of whom are clients of Moody’s, must avoid a narrow analytical focus in the creation and trading of engineered, real estate-based financial products. Regardless of the position or product being risk assessed, credit professionals must remain connected to both the qualitative and quantitative aspects of the underlying properties, no matter how far removed from the transaction being considered.” stated Mr. Kasindorf.

Mr. Kasindorf is a highly accomplished transactional lawyer specializing in sophisticated real estate and investment ventures in New York City and throughout the United States. He counsels clients in the formation, syndication, acquisition, financing, development, and sale of real estate and other assets. With degrees in accounting and a Master of Laws in Taxation (LLM) from New York University, Mr. Kasindorf has over 25 years of experience in crafting and negotiating limited liability company operating agreements and partnership agreements with particular emphasis on taxation and finance issues. His e-mail is

Over the past 6 years, Mr. Kasindorf has emerged as one of the most popular Adjunct Associate Professors in New York University's renowned Graduate Real Estate Institute where he has earned the prestigious "Award for Teaching Excellence."

Meister Seelig & Fein LLP is a boutique commercial law firm comprising more than thirty attorneys and maintains offices in midtown Manhattan; downtown Los Angeles; East Brunswick, New Jersey; and affiliate offices in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Australia. The firm’s website is

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