John Cahill is the head of the Real Estate Finance practice group and a partner in the Real Estate Private Equity practice of Paul Hastings. Mr. Cahill divides his time between Hong Kong and New York. He has extensive experience working with clients throughout the United States and Asia, including Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, China, and Korea.
Mr. Cahill represents major financial institutions, private equity funds and other institutional investors, in complex domestic and cross-border commercial transactions. His practice has concentrated on the representation of investment banks, insurance companies, private equity funds, development companies, other types of institutional lenders and venture capital firms in the formation of real estate private equity funds and raising equity and debt for such funds. In addition, his practice encompasses the development, acquisition and sale, finance, leasing, operation, management, licensing, branding, repositioning, workout and restructuring of hotels, condo-hotels, resorts and other hospitality, recreational and real estate-based entertainment properties for businesses in North America and Asia.
Mr. Cahill received his J.D. degree from Fordham University Law School.