Gina is a former vice president and deputy general counsel at Fannie Mae and one of the leaders of Fox Rothschild’s Real Estate and Housing Finance practice group. Considered a pioneer in the realm of intellectual property assets in the mortgage finance industry, Gina leads a team serving lenders that originate multifamily and healthcare facilities financing for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA-insured (including MAP and LEAN) execution.
She counsels national lending clients and oversees the negotiation of multimillion-dollar, multilayered structured financing deals. Gina’s experience includes finance transactions involving:
- multifamily apartment complexes
- nursing homes
- assisted living facilities
- elderly housing
- intermediate care facilities
Gina’s experience also includes the refinancing, new construction and substantial rehabilitation of facilities, as well as financing structures involving low-income housing tax credits, multi-facility portfolios, master leases, depositor bank control agreements and mortgage insurance claims.
Before Fox Rothschild
Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Gina was vice president and deputy general counsel at Fannie Mae, where she served as Chief Intellectual Property Officer. In that capacity, she assembled a patent portfolio of nearly 300 assets, built and maintained a trademark portfolio of hundreds of domestic and international trademarks, and managed a team of attorneys and other professionals charged with protecting the company’s intangible assets.
Gina also has extensive experience as in-house counsel for Fortune 100 companies. She previously served as senior corporate counsel for Digital Equipment Corporation (now Hewlett Packard), where she served as counsel to an international array of acquisition, telecommunications and advertising business teams.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Gina is an active member of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and the Mortgage Bankers Association. She also maintains membership in the American Intellectual Property Law Association and AIPLA’s LGBT subcommittee.