T&K Partner Elected to Commercial/Multifamily Board of Governors for the Mortgage Bankers Association

Dallas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Mark Weibel has been elected to the Commercial/Multifamily Board of Governors’ (“COMBOG”) for the Mortgage Bankers Association (“MBA”). COMBOG is comprised of MBA member executives representing all aspects of the commercial/multifamily real estate finance industry. Mr. Weibel will serve a three-year term beginning in October 2014.

Mr. Weibel is Co-Chair of the Real Estate Capital Markets Group and a Partner in the Real Estate and Banking Section in the Firm’s Dallas office. His practice focuses on all phases of commercial real estate capital markets and structured finance transactions, with a current emphasis on special servicers in the CMBS market and other related loan workout environments, and provides transactional support in connection with the transition of defaulted commercial real estate projects into bankruptcy and litigation. He has unparalleled experience in the capital markets, which provides a unique benefit to his clients and their commercial real estate, and commercial real estate finance, transactions.

Mr. Weibel has been named to Chambers USA by Chambers & Partners (2013 and 2014), The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (2007-2015), and The Legal 500 U.S. by Legalease (2008-2009; 2011-2012) for his work in structured finance, securitizations and commercial real estate law. In addition to COMBOG, he serves as a member of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council, and Thompson & Knight’s Management Committee.

The MBA is the national association representing the real estate finance industry. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the association works to ensure the continued strength of the nation’s residential and commercial real estate markets; to expand homeownership and extend access to affordable housing to all Americans. COMBOG leads the strategic development of MBA’s commercial/multifamily policy and initiatives, as well as best practices and standards. It represents the diverse interests of MBA’s member companies through standing councils, which are led by industry leaders and supported by expert staff, and special work groups and task forces. For more information, visit: www.mba.org.