Broad experience as counsel to banks and other institutional lenders in commercial lending matters. Negotiation and documentation of all types of loan transactions, from single-bank middle market credit facilities to lead counsel to agent bank in multibank, syndicated credit facilities, including secured and unsecured credits, leveraged buyouts, construction lending, foreign currency facilities and letters of credit. Counsel to borrowers in connection with various financing transactions, including secured borrowing, debt restructuring and off-balance sheet financing. Local counsel to out-of-state lenders and borrowers with respect to Michigan law matters.
Wayne State University Law School (JD, cum laude, Order of the Coif, 1989); Michigan State University (BA, 1986).