Jong S. Kim

972 759 1357
972 971 2488 (FAX)

jkim@higierallen.com

2711 North Haskell Ave
Suite 2400
Dallas, Texas 75204
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Jong Kim concentrates her practice in all areas of real estate and finance with an emphasis on multifamily lending. She represents national lenders and loan servicers in the origination, sale and servicing of loan transactions sold to secondary market investors, primarily Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. She serves as lead counsel on a wide range of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loan products as well as loans with features such as tax credits, housing assistance payments contracts, tenancy in common borrowers, preferred equity and multi-state and multi-property loan portfolios. She also represents financial institutions and banks on a variety of loan products such as conventional loans, construction loans, bridge financing and permanent loan conversions.

Jong has significant experience in many aspects of commercial mortgage lending, including senior, mezzanine and subordinate financing, floating and fixed rate loans, loan servicing (modifications, transfers and assumptions), problem loan workouts and restructurings, foreclosures, and dealing with all types of commercial properties, including multifamily, manufactured housing, condominiums, mixed use, retail, office, hotel and industrial properties. She also represents real estate developers, owners and operators in the acquisition, ownership, leasing and disposition of real estate.

Jong provides expertise and creative problem-solving skills gained from the thousands of transactions closed by her and her team. Jong has dedicated her career to her clients, providing them with an exceptional attention to detail, the organized and efficient handling of transactions and going the extra mile whenever needed.

Jong serves on the Firm Management Committee.

Practice Areas

  • Multi-Family Lending
  • Real Estate
  • Finance
  • General Business Transactions

Education

  • B.A. degree, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College
  • J.D. degree from University of Texas School of Law, Director of Development, Texas International Law Journal

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Legal Associations, Professional Affiliations, and Community Leadership

  • Texas Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Previous Professional Experience

  • Partner, Andrews Kurth LLP