Bruce N. Menkes
Mandell Menkes transactional attorneys negotiate and prepare documents for lending and corporate finance transactions and related transactions. Specific areas of expertise include:
Commercial and Secured Lending. Mandell Menkes lawyers have extensive experience in commercial and secured lending. The Firm represents banks, insurers and other lenders as well as corporate borrowers. We have drafted and negotiated practically every type of agreement used in the commercial lending process, including credit agreements, security and pledge agreements, mortgages, loan participation agreements, intercreditor agreements, environmental agreements, opinions of counsel, guarantees, financial covenants, subordination agreements and closing documents. We have documented numerous types of credit extensions, including term and revolving loan facilities, documentary and stand-by letters of credit, and asset-based, securitized and real estate secured loans. In addition to loans secured by traditional types of collateral, Mandell Menkes has worked with loans secured by taxi medallions and various kinds of consumer credit contracts.
Healthcare Finance. Supplementing its substantial healthcare practice, Mandell Menkes transactional lawyers have significant experience representing banks, underwriters and healthcare providers in numerous finance transactions. We have represented banks in their loans to physician practices, managed care organizations, nursing homes and assisted living facilities, medical centers, hospitals and other providers, as well as medical products and equipment suppliers.
Public Finance. Mandell Menkes transactional lawyers have extensive experience in all aspects of public finance. They have served as bond counsel, underwriters counsel, placement agent counsel, borrower counsel, bank counsel and trustee counsel in public finance transactions involving utility, industrial, educational, housing, waste, transportation and healthcare projects. Mandell Menkes lawyers also have substantial experience in refinancing, restructuring and workouts of problem credits financed by tax exempt issuances.