Named to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for Real Estate Law, Boston, since 2022, Stephanie Faraci is a trusted advisor to real estate investors, life sciences and industrial companies, professional sports teams and leagues, major financial institutions and commercial lenders, and renewable energy companies. Stephanie counsels her clients in complex financing, acquisition, disposition, development, and leasing transactions and also serves as real estate specialist in M&A transactions.
Across industries, Stephanie has experience in negotiating loan documentation, purchase and sale contracts, lease agreements, development agreements, easement agreements and construction contracts, and broker listing agreements.
Stephanie maintains an active pro bono practice and has represented clients in special education, immigration, social security disability benefits, child custody, and general corporate governance matters. In 2019, she received a Morgan Lewis Pro Bono Award for her work to obtain a settlement of claims in the client’s favor in a special education case involving a protracted administrative trial against the opposing school district.
Represented Fanatics Inc. in its acquisition of WinCraft, one of the largest hard-goods licensees in the sports and entertainment industries
Represented Manus Bio Inc., a leading biomanufacturer of natural products, in connection with leasing a state-of-the-art laboratory space as its Waltham, Massachusetts headquarters
Represents JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and other banks as lead arrangers in the structuring and closing of various secured and unsecured syndicated and bilateral credit facilities
Represents CBRE Investment Management as lead real estate counsel on acquisitions, financings, and dispositions of multifamily apartment complexes across the United States
Advised a multinational luxury goods conglomerate in its acquisition of winery and vineyard properties in Northern California
Advised Maury Microwave, a portfolio company of Artemis Capital Partners, in its acquisition of Wireless Telecom Group Inc., a global designer and manufacturer of advanced RF and microwave components, modules, systems, and instruments serving the wireless, telecommunication, satellite, military, aerospace, and semiconductor industries
Golden Gate University School of Law, 2013, J.D., associate editor, Golden Gate University Environmental Law Journal
University of San Francisco, 2010, B.A.
Clerkship to Judge Teri L. Jackson of the Superior Court of San Francisco County (2012)
Awards and Affiliations
Ones to Watch, Real Estate Law, Boston, The Best Lawyers in America (2022–2024)
Rising Star, Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2021–2023)
Morgan Lewis Pro Bono Award (2019)
Co-Chair, Fundamentals Subcommittee, Real Estate Section, Boston Bar Association
Cohort Co-Chair, Morgan Lewis Parent Lawyer Network
Member, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Boston