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Stephen R. MacDonald


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Steve is a veteran commercial real estate attorney focused on acquisitions and sales, financings, and joint ventures. In addition, through his private equity practice, Steve regularly counsels clients on the formation of opportunity funds, investments in funds, and the structuring of advisory relationships and also provides representation to portfolio companies. 
Steve has decades of experience handling complex commercial real estate transactions, including purchases and sales, joint venture agreements, mortgage and mezzanine financings, restructurings, and workouts. He has represented institutional investors, lenders, borrowers, private equity funds, pension funds, investment advisors, and developers. 

He is frequently invited to speak at conferences and bar association presentations on a wide range of topics, including real estate joint ventures, mortgage financings, and workouts. 

While earning his law degree at Boston College Law School, Steve served as editor in chief of the Boston College Law Review


  • Boston College (JD, cum laude)
  • Boston College (BA, cum laude)

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This feature article notes the arrival of Real Estate Member Steve MacDonald. The piece further notes that this is the second real estate member to join Mintz in as many months.