Stuart S. Yusem Senior Counsel

New Jersey
T 973.597.2566 | F 973.597.2567

With more than 30 years of experience in handling commercial real estate and lending transactions, Stuart has the knowledge, judgment, and insight to successfully counsel clients in real estate purchases, dispositions, and leasing matters, as well as in real estate and general financing transactions.

Stuart’s recent representation includes primary responsibility to negotiate and close term and revolving facilities totaling several hundred million dollars on behalf of an internationally based petrochemical producer and to assist the same producer in the acquisition of production facilities in the United States. His practice regularly includes transactions involving complex leasing issues in the commercial and industrial sectors, and purchases and sales of commercial and industrial realty on behalf of users and investors. Stuart devotes a substantial part of his practice to a broad range of financing scenarios, including working capital, project finance, real estate, and construction lending.


The Red-Flag Rules: Applicability to Broker-Dealers
Investment Management Client Alert, January 6, 2009
Stuart Yusem
The Red Flag Rules: Financial Industry Participants Must Soon Comply with Heightened Information Security Requirements
Investment Management Alert, October 16, 2008
Stuart Yusem
Newly Adopted OCC Guidance For National Banks Addresses Implementation of Anti-Predatory Lending Standards
Mortgage Banking Alert, March 2005
Stuart Yusem
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Press Mentions

Lowenstein Sandler is representing long-time client, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, in the proposed acquisition of a Decatur, Alabama manufacturing facility from BP Amoco Chemical Company. The definitive purchase agreement for the 1,000-acre, 450-employee facility was signed on January 6, 2016. The acquisition of the Decatur facility is the sixth investment in North America in which Lowenstein represented Indorama and the second in the past year. In 2007, Lowenstein represented Indorama in acquiring the land rights and raw material supply agreement from BP to build its AlphaPet plant, which is co-located at the Decatur site. The Lowenstein team was led by partner Nicholas San Filippo IV, and included Nicholas Mehler, Christine Osvald-Mruz, Brian Silikovitz, Norman Spindel, Stuart Yusem, Samiul Khan, Ethan Skerry, Lesley Pruzansky Adamo, Eugene Cheval, Robert Bee, and Meredith Jewitt. , January 6, 2016
Lowenstein Sandler represented Moelis Capital Partners in its investment in Flexible Architecture and Simplified Technology (FAST), which is a leading provider of software solutions for the insurance industry. FAST is recognized as a leader in technology within the US marketplace, and is well-positioned to serve its customers through this deal. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. The Lowenstein deal team included Christopher Henry, Jonathan Goodman, Kimberly Donnelly Rowe, Sarah Saladini, Marc Kurzweil, Vanessa Ignacio, John Wintermute, Michael Walutes, Lesley Adamo, Jim Gregory, and Stuart Yusem. , September 9, 2015
We recently represented long-time Lowenstein Sandler client, Bel Fuse Inc., in connection with a $265 million syndicated financing lead by KeyBank. The credit includes a working capital component and term loans to be used to finance acquisitions. The debt is secured by all personal and real property of the Company and its several domestic subsidiaries. The members of the financing team included Lowell A. CitronStuart S. Yusem, Kimberly E. Diamond and Edward J. Newlands. , June 19, 2014
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Related Areas

Debt Finance
Mortgage Banking and Finance
Real Estate


Dickinson School of Law ( J.D. , 1980 ) , Editorial Staff, Dickinson Law Review
University of Pennsylvania ( B.A. , 1977 )

Bar Admissions

New Jersey


  • Somerset County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association