Paradise Law Group
Real Estate Legal Opinions


Real Estate Legal Opinion Letters

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Kate Paradise

Kate Paradise has wide-ranging experience as a transactional real estate attorney, representing lenders and borrowers in a variety of real estate matters, including mortgage and mezzanine financing, bridge and construction loans, and credit facilities. Kate has developed significant experience in commercial and multifamily acquisitions and dispositions, and representing borrowers in obtaining loans from commercial mortgage-backed security (CMBS) lenders and other lenders, including mortgages sold to the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) and Fannie Mae.

Kate’s practice focuses primarily on rendering legal opinions in connection with complex real estate transactions, including opinions under Delaware law, California law, and New York law. Kate also provides substantive non-consolidation opinion letters for individual and portfolio real estate loans.

Kate (Kathryn) Paradise is licensed to practice law in Delaware, California, New York, and the District of Columbia.



University of Southern California Gould School of Law
J.D., 2008

University of California, Berkeley
B.A., 2005

Awards & Recognition

• Southern California Rising Stars 2015-2018
• Super Lawyers 2019

Bar Admissions

• Delaware, California, New York, District of Columbia 




Chadd Bennett

Chadd has over 15 years of experience developing new relationships across various industries, as well as enhancing existing client engagements. His passion for efficiency, combined with his technical understanding, work especially well with clients in transactional businesses with needs that demand high quality work and swift execution.