Tampa, Fla. – April 09, 2018 – Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that Tampa Shareholder Jin Liu has been admitted as a Fellow to the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA). Membership to the College is by invitation only upon nomination and election.
Founded in 1974, ACMA is an organization made up of more than 400 lawyers in North America, who are experts in mortgage law. ACMA’s highly skilled and experienced attorneys throughout the United States, U.S. territories and Canada, work to improve and reform laws and procedures affecting real estate secured transactions and to enhance the level of professional responsibility of lawyers practicing real estate finance.
Fellows have distinguished themselves as practitioners through their skills and practice experience, bar association activities, lecturing, authoring articles and program materials, participation in the legislative process, and writing briefs and arguing cases that are significant to mortgage transactions.
Liu is a real estate and commercial finance attorney. She represents CMBS lenders, loan servicers, and other financial institutions in CMBS and other loan transactions, loan sales, workouts, and disposition of real estate. She also represents Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), national builders, resort developers, and other developers of large commercial and residential projects in purchase and sale of both improved and unimproved property, business planning and implementation, transaction structuring, equity investment, and a variety of financing transactions.
As a bi-cultural and bilingual attorney educated in the United States and China, Liu has represented international, in particular, Chinese, clients in EB-5 investment immigration related development projects and a variety of other commercial transactions.
Liu was named to Lawyers of Color’s Hot List (Southern Region) and selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars and the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Up & Comers Award. She was chosen as one of the nation’s six fellows for the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section during the 2008-2010 term. Liu was past chair of the Special Investors and Investment Structure Group of the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section.
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