Experience

Counsel to Borrower for $180 Million Credit Facility

Counsel to the borrower, an international scrap metal processor, with respect to a $180 million syndicated credit facility.

Counsel to Consulting Firm in Toy Retailer Bankruptcy

Served as counsel to a global consulting firm in the bankruptcy proceedings of one of the world's largest toy retailers.

Counsel on Movie Production Financing

Served as financier's counsel on a $35 million movie production financing.

Borrower’s Counsel on $50 Million Construction Loan

Served as borrower's counsel on a $50 million real estate construction loan.

$80+ Million Financing for Historic Landmark Renovation

$80+ million in multiple phases of financing for renovations of a historic landmark building into an entertainment complex. The collateral for the loan involved real estate, tax increment financing (TIF) proceeds and historic tax credit proceeds.

Acquisition of Community Bank and Formation of Bank Holding Company by Investor Group

Represented the principals of a financial planning and investment management company and other investors in the formation of a bank holding company to acquire and recapitalize a troubled community bank. This included providing counsel on forming the bank holding company, identifying the target, negotiating the acquisition, raising capital, and securing regulatory approvals.

Acquisition of Digital Giving Platform

Represented an information management and payment services client in the acquisition of a digital charitable giving platform, which allows users to make donations to faith-based and nonprofit organizations through multiple channels including a mobile app, donation by text, and at kiosks.

Counsel to Lender, Purchaser on $17.6 Million Credit Facility

Served as purchaser's and lender's counsel with respect to a $17.6 million credit facility related to the acquisition and development of a 212-unit low-income housing tax credit project located in North Carolina.

Lender’s Counsel on $9.6 Million Equity Bridge Loan

Served as lender's counsel for a $9.6 million equity bridge loan related to the development of a 236-unit low-income housing tax credit project in Detroit, Michigan.

Counsel to Secured Creditor in Farming Operation Litigation and Bankruptcy

Served as lead and trial counsel to lender in federal litigation for breach of contract, fraud, and replevin and for non-dischargeability and defense of lien avoidance in subsequent bankruptcy.

Special Litigation Counsel in Largest Bank Insolvency in U.S. History

Served as special litigation counsel in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of a bank holding company. This was the largest bank insolvency in U.S. history, which resulted in a $7 billion settlement with the FDIC and J.P. Morgan.

Loan Purchases, Acquisitions and Restructurings in Prague, Barcelona and Dublin

Advised real estate investment company in its loan purchases and the connected acquisitions and restructurings of hotel, commercial and office spaces in Prague, Barcelona and Dublin.

Successfully Acted for Leading Financial Institution Following Voluntary Restructuring of Bank in Azerbaijan

Successfully acted for a leading financial institution in a challenge against an application made to the High Court and the Court of Appeal by the International Bank of Azerbaijan (IBA). In accordance with the application, the IBA sought an order from the English Courts for a permanent moratorium against creditor action in England and Wales, following IBA’s voluntary restructuring in Azerbaijan.

Successfully Acting on Securitisation Litigation for Multinational Financial Institution

Successfully acted for a multinational financial institution in securitisation litigation in connection with the identity of the Controlling Party and Special Servicer termination.

Acquisitions of Global Financial Advisory, Asset Management Firm

Advised a New York-based a global investment and advisory financial services firm in connection with its acquisition of another global financial advisory and asset management firm.

Counsel to National Bank in Collection on Commercial Loan

Served as counsel to national bank in collection on commercial loan, secured by multi-state collateral, including receivership.

Lead Trial Counsel to National Bank in Chapter 11 Proceedings, First Virtual Evidentiary Hearing

Served as lead trial counsel to national bank lender in enforcement of rights in secured collateral in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, including the first virtual evidentiary hearing conducted in the court.

Lead Trial Counsel to National Bank in Receivership, Foreclosure

Served as lead trial counsel to national bank in receivership and foreclosure of mobile home park.

Lead Trial Counsel for National Bank in Adversary Proceeding in Bankruptcy Court

Served as lead trial counsel to national bank in adversary proceeding in bankruptcy court resulting in a judgment for priority of mortgage against $15 million mechanic's liens on failed commercial project.

Missouri Counsel to National Lender in $250 Million Loan Restructuring

Served as Missouri counsel to national lender in connection with the restructuring of a $250 million loan.

Counsel to Lender in Multimillion-Dollar Loan Modification

Served as counsel to lender in connection with document review and borrower opinion in multimillion-dollar loan modification.

Compliance Programs for Financial Institutions Serving Marijuana-Related Businesses

Represent multiple financial institutions regarding compliance programs for providing banking services to marijuana related businesses.

TRO Secured for Financial Client

Obtained a temporary restraining order for a wealth management firm against a former employee regarding the violation of a nonsolicitation agreement. The employee, who had provided services to approximately 300 households representing about $50 million in assets, had signed a confidentiality and nonsolicitation agreement stating he would not directly or indirectly do business with or attempt to take away any of his employer’s clients.

Long-standing Representation of Banks, Lending Institutions in Real Estate Matters

Represented multiple banks, lending institutions and related entities on all matters of real estate including acquisitions, REO management and dispositions, zoning, 1031 exchanges, easements and leases.

Patent Landscape Analysis for Fintech Client

Conducted patent landscape analyses and ideation sessions for a large fintech client in the area of authenticating online users.

Payment Authentication Patent Portfolio for Fintech Client

Developed patent portfolio for large fintech client in the area of payment authentication services. Multiple patent attorneys prepared and filed numerous patent applications directed to authenticating online users using client device metadata.

Advised on $350 Million Financing to 100% Samruk-Kazyna Owned Subsidiary

Acted for the lender on $350 million financing to a 100% owned subsidiary of Samruk-Kazyna, Kazakhstan.

Advised on $5 Billion Financing of Proposed Balkhash Power Station Project

Advised the sponsors of proposed Balkhash power station project in $5 billion financing of first stage of the project.

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