For over 29 years, in both General Counsel roles (Lockard Companies in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Novus Development Company in St. Louis, Missouri, and Commercial Development Company & Environmental Liability Transfer, Inc. in St. Louis, Missouri) and in private practice, I have represented Owners, Developers, General Contractors, Design-Builders, Subcontractors, Borrowers, Lenders, and Bankruptcy Trustees in: (i) corporate matters, (ii) the acquisition, disposition, development, financing (debt and equity), construction, and workout of commercial real estate transactions, (iii) the acquisition and disposition of companies, (iv) litigation (civil, construction, bankruptcy), and (v) environmental law matters related to commercial real estate transactions.

I am highly interested in representing you as your “General Counsel” or as your retained outside attorney/counsel.

My closed/completed commercial real estate transactions and company acquisition & disposition transactions are valued in excess of Five Hundred Million Dollars ($500,000,000.00) and took place in 18 states:

Iowa – Illinois – Missouri – Texas

Arizona – Georgia – Kansas – Louisiana

Maryland – Michigan – Minnesota – Nebraska

Nevada – North Carolina – Ohio – Pennsylvania

Washington – Wisconsin

I have demonstrated expertise in structuring, drafting, and negotiating a wide variety of complex agreements, including:

Corporate and Ownership Documents  –  Asset Purchase Agreements  –  Stock Purchase Agreements  –  Development Agreements  –  Purchase and Sale Agreements  –  Easement Agreements  –  Condominium Agreements  –  Improved Property Leases (Office, Retail, Industrial, Seniors)  –  Ground Leases  –  Joint Venture Agreements  –  Partnership Agreements  –  Private Placement Memorandums  –  Real Estate Financing: Equity, Commercial Lender , Acquisition Debt, Commercial Lender Development Debt, Acquisition Conduit (Special Purpose- Bankruptcy Remote) Debt, Replacement Conduit (Special Purpose- Bankruptcy Remote) Debt  –  Construction Contracts  –  Loan Workout & Forbearance Agreements

I am open to discussing the “billing arrangement” that works best for your needs, including: (i) hourly, (ii) monthly flat fee, and (iii) transaction or matter flat fee.