Partner at Wooden & McLaughlin LLP law firm located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Joined the firm in 1986 and served as the managing partner of the firm for nine years from 1996 to 2005. Wooden & McLaughlin LLP is a general practice law firm of almost 40 lawyers with a support staff of approximately 30 people.
I have been involved in matters dealing with a wide range of practice areas including finance, real estate, general business transactions, private placement securities offerings, litigation, bankruptcy, land use, creditor’s rights, and corporate and commercial law. The areas of greatest concentration have been in project and commercial financing, real estate development, loan workouts and restructurings, and general business transactions. I have extensive experience with all major real estate asset classes, including retail, office, multifamily, industrial, hospitality, medical office buildings, residential and commercial subdivisions, and golf courses. The aggregate monetary amount of transactions in a typical year will range between $250,000,000 and $500,000,000. Have been involved in real estate projects located in over half of the states in the U.S. Several transactions have involved deals or projects exceeding $100 million in market value and one transaction exceeded $1 billion.
My general experience includes representation of (i) commercial lenders in connection with construction loans, general real estate mortgage loans, and asset-based loans, (ii) real estate developers and investors in connection with the acquisition, development, leasing, financing and sale of real estate projects, (iii) commercial lenders in connection with loan workouts, forbearance arrangements and foreclosures of distressed loans, (iv) real estate developers and investors in connection with the renegotiation of distressed loans, forbearance arrangements and lender foreclosure actions, (v) companies raising equity capital through private placement securities offerings, and (vi) companies in various commercial matters.
Wooden Mclaughlin LLP
One Indiana Square
Indianapolis, IN, 46204-4208
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|Indiana University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|University of Notre Dame||Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Accounting||1983|
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