Law firm Thompson & Knight LLP says Keith Brandofino, Maximiliano Rinaldi and David V. Mignardi have joined the firm’s New York office in the real estate and banking group, bringing to their roles more than 50 years of expertise in areas such as real estate and business finance, real estate capital markets, special servicing, contracts and commercial agreements, distressed debt and workouts, and appellate litigation.
Brandofino, a partner, joins the firm as a litigation attorney from Kilpatrick Townsend in New York. Throughout his 19 years of practice, he has worked on various real estate and banking matters involving loan servicing and commercial mortgage-backed securities. His experience includes representing financial institutions and special servicers in distressed real estate loans, the disposition of commercial properties, and representing creditors in matters involving non-performing commercial loans and lenders’ interest in loans collateralized by various properties.
Rinaldi (counsel) has 28 years of experience as a litigation attorney and has handled numerous matters in real estate, finance and capital markets, distressed debt, title defense, leasing, and commercial litigation. He joins Thompson & Knight from Kilpatrick Townsend, and prior to that, he was a founding partner of a general practice law firm, where he worked for more than 14 years.
Mignardi (counsel), also from Kilpatrick Townsend, is an accomplished real estate finance and capital markets litigation attorney, with a particular expertise in litigation and loan servicing matters dealing with commercial mortgage-backed securities.