Tatyanna Senel

Associate

Los Angeles

Tatyanna drafts and negotiates documentation for complex real estate transactions. Throughout the process, she remains focused on advocating for clients and ensuring commercial results for their real estate investments across the U.S. and beyond.

She focuses on providing result-oriented legal services to investment funds, institutional investors, and developers on real estate transactions including joint ventures, leasing, mortgage and mezzanine financing, distressed debt, acquisitions, sales and other corporate matters.

Tatyanna also brings her passion and leadership skills to her pro bono work. In fact, she facilitated and led Orrick’s partnership with the National Lawyers Guild, the oldest and largest progressive bar association in the United States. This collaboration and her engagement advising racial injustice protesters earned her a feature in this Forbes article.

  • Tatyanna is a member of the real estate team that advised:

    • An opportunity fund on the $360 million loan for its investment in an iconic residential building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The funds will be used to continue renovating and transforming the building into luxury condominiums.

    • A pension fund on the $224.1 million sale of a resort and golf club to a subsidiary. Overlooking the Hanalei Bay, the 251-key hotel is situated on a 9,000-acre resort community that holds the prized golf course and private lands accessible only by hotel guests and resort homeowners.

    • A joint venture on the combined $290 million sale to two buyer entities of a portfolio of 8 franchised hotel properties in Washington, Colorado, Oregon, Texas, Ohio and Michigan.

    • An alternative investment management firm on a $454 million acquisition and financing of a portfolio of 47 charter schools across 20 jurisdictions.

    • An opportunity fund on a $370 million refinancing and loan upsize of a multi-use residential and commercial development in partnership with one of the most iconic and luxurious hotel brands, including ongoing advisement on construction, development, leasing and employment issues.

    • A joint venture on a $222 million mortgage and mezzanine financing on the acquisition of a 383,000 sq. ft. office and retail, high-rise building located in the heart of Washington D.C.’s Central Business District.

    • An international opportunity fund on a $1+ billion mixed-use redevelopment project in San Francisco.

    • The senior and mezz lender, to an entity that owns and leases 85 properties operated by Shopko, which filed for bankruptcy in 2019. The restructuring involved the foreclosure on the mezzanine loans, the restructuring of the underlying leases in the bankruptcy case and the ultimate disposition of the retail assets.

    • One of the world’s largest companies and a leader in the technology industry on its data center leases across the U.S., Canada and South America.