Los Angeles-based law firm Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP has elected Katherine (KC) Bissett to the firm’s partnership. A seasoned real estate finance attorney, Bissett’s advancement bolsters the firm’s Capital Markets team, the announcement said.
“KC’s talent, dedication and passion shine through her superior legal counsel and significant business accomplishments, and we are proud to welcome her to the firm’s partnership,” said Adam Weissburg, co-chair of the firm’s Capital Markets Team. “KC is an invaluable asset to both her clients and the firm, helping grow the practice and taking an active role in training and mentoring the next generation of finance associates. We are incredibly lucky that she is a member of our team and look forward to her continued growth.”
Bissett began her career at Cox, Castle & Nicholson as a summer associate in 2010, prior to joining the Capital Markets practice team as a first-year associate in January 2012. Her experience crosses a wide range of financing transactions, including acquisition, bridge and construction financing, ground lease financing and mezzanine loans, as well as secondary market transactions. In response to the current pandemic, her practice also is shifting to encompass increased asset management work, assisting clients with loan modifications, assumptions, collateral substitutions, extensions, work outs and enforcement actions.
She is an active member of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council, a trade association focused on the commercial real estate finance industry, and the UCLA Real Estate Alumni Group. Bissett earned her Juris Doctor from University of California Los Angeles School of Law, Order of the Coif, where she was a founding member and vice president of the Real Estate Law Association in connection with the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate. She graduated magna cum laude from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies.