Diane McCabe

Diane J. McCabe

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PartnerCo-Chair of Joint Ventures / Real Estate Finance
Diane J. McCabe
+1 617 570 1604

Diane McCabe is a partner in Goodwin’s nationally recognized Real Estate Industry group. Diane serves as co-chair of the Real Estate Industry group’s Joint Ventures and Real Estate Finance practice.

Diane advises on a variety of commercial real estate transactions, including complex debt and equity investments and restructurings; mezzanine, construction and permanent financings; and debt purchases; acquisitions and sales across various property types, including office, retail, hospitality, self-storage, industrial multi-family apartments, manufactured housing and senior housing facilities. She has been actively involved in highly structured finance transactions, and has experience with workouts, restructurings and other transactions involving distressed assets. She regularly advises clients on joint venture formation and restructuring (including preferred equity), portfolio transactions and development transactions.

Diane is also involved in Goodwin’s PropTech Initiative, which is focused on supporting the intersection of Real Estate and Technology through thoughtful collaboration across the two practice areas. As a participant, Diane stays up to date on relevant market trends impacting the PropTech sector to effectively support clients involved in this space.


Diane counsels institutional investors, real estate funds, private REITs, and their investment advisors, real estate operators and insurance companies on a variety of commercial real estate transactions.

Professional Activities

Diane is a member of New England Women in Real Estate (NEWIRE). She is co-chair of the Boston Council of Women at Goodwin.




University of Connecticut School of Law

(with high honors)


Tufts University

(cum laude)



  • Massachusetts

Recognition & Awards

Diane is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. While attending law school, Diane was a member of the University of Connecticut Law Review.