Steven Koch


Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of California, Hastings College of Law, 1984

B.S., Finance, University of Pennsylvania, 1981


Steven Koch is a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group in Haynes and Boone's New York office. He focuses his practice in real estate law. He has closed many large, complex transactions for a variety of clients, including financial institutions, venture funds and private developers. He has been involved in joint ventures, multi-state lending, loan workouts, development work, sale-leaseback transactions, the purchase and sale of real properly and loans, and construction contracting.

For the past 15 years, Steven's primary focus has been in closing or buying subordinate debt positions such as mezzanine loans, B Notes, junior participations and preferred equity investments, on behalf of a variety of institutions. 

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized by Chambers USA 2014-2015 in Real Estate: Finance (New York), Chambers and Partners 
  • Recognized as a Best Lawyer in America in Real Estate Law, 2015 
  • Recognized by New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2012-2014


Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers in America 2015

Best Lawyers® in America, an annual referral guide listing outstanding attorneys throughout the U.S, has once again recognized Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers. This year the firm increased its honored practices to 56.

Representative Matters

  • Restructuring of Resort Company Facilities

    Represented lender in one of several facilities with a resort company and several subsidiaries in the process of negotiating an out-of-court restructuring of in excess of $1 billion in debt facilities collateralized by various groups of properties.

  • Extended Stay Hotels, Inc. LBO/FC Litigation

    Represented Archon Group, L.P. as a defendant in one of five related lawsuits filed in the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York by the litigation trust created after confirmation of the Chapter 11 plan of reorganization of Extended Stay Hotels, Inc. and its related entities.


Super Lawyers

New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Single Out Haynes and Boone Lawyers

A group of well-regarded Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers have been recognized in New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2014, Thomson Reuters.

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