The focus of my practice is business. While that can take many forms, I primarily concentrate in the areas of: finance, secured lending, corporate transactions, participations and workouts and business acquisition and sales, with an emphasis in the asset based lending and factoring industry. I also have significant experience in:
- the acquisition and sale of businesses
- due diligence
- purchase agreements
- financing documentation
- forbearance and workout documents
- inter-creditor agreements
Throughout my career I have represented, and continue to represent, a broad variety of clients, including lenders and factors providing financing, and small-to-middle-market service and manufacturing businesses in various life-cycle phases. I also frequently serve as outside general counsel, advising clients on a myriad of legal issues related to:
- business formation and structuring
- contract negotiation and drafting
- transactional matters
- employment matters
- general business needs
My ultimate objective is to act as both a legal advocate and thought leader to best position my clients to achieve their individual version of “success.” To do that, I rely on my business acumen and familiarity with a broad spectrum of legal issues and industries and combine it with my pragmatic approach to dealing with complex problems. Together, they help me create an ideal environment for my clients to achieve their business goals.
Advised private and publicly traded companies in establishing and maintaining factoring operations, including drafting of all factoring documentation, establishing operations and procedures and compliance with best practices.
Counseled factoring clients in negotiating and documenting multi-million dollar bank credit facilities.
Represented a prominent regional bank in negotiating and documenting a credit facility to a factoring customer.
Advised clients regarding litigation matters related to breach of contract, fraud and the fraudulent transfer of assets.
Represented a manufacturing client in connection with the acquisition of several businesses, including conducting due diligence, negotiation and drafting of various acquisition documents and employment, consulting and non competition agreements.
Negotiated, drafts and reviews client and vendor contracts for various service industries clients.
Represented a manufacturing client in sale of business to publicly traded foreign company, including the negotiation and drafting of various sale documents and resolution of issues among equity owners related to the sale.
Represented clients in issuing non-consolidated opinions and true sale opinions in connection with a wide variety of commercial paper and asset securitization programs in diverse types of financial assets.