Commercial Lending

  • Successfully negotiated and closed approximately $25,000,000.00 in commercial real estate loans for financial institutions using fixed fees or alternative fee arrangements which result in lower legal fees for the bank's clients

  • Guided a financial institution through its first complex construction loan ensuring adequacy of the bank's collateral and security during the draw process

  • Negotiated complex commercial financing deals for non-traditional lenders including structuring collateral packages and providing strategic insight regarding the capital stack providing the client significant upside upon exit 

Real Estate Investors

  • Successfully negotiated a loan workout on behalf of a borrower citing specific Georgia case law that saved the borrower over $150,000.00 in refinancing costs

  • Negotiated the exit strategy on behalf of a real estate investor and its aggressive preferred equity partner resulting in a favorable forbearance agreement and a savings of over $200,000.00 during the forbearance period

  • Structured favorable preferred equity investment terms on behalf of a sponsor which resulted in attractive returns for both the sponsor and the investor

Business and Financial Services Litigation

  • Defeated summary judgment on behalf of a real estate investment group involving claims for real estate brokerage commissions

  • Successfully tried numerous commercial leasing disputes and obtained plaintiff's verdicts on behalf of commercial landlords

  • Successfully recovered assets and obtained favorable settlements on behalf of distressed debt investors in post-judgment collection proceedings