Bruce N. Menkes
Mandell Menkes transactional attorneys negotiate and prepare documents for corporate, securities, real estate, merger, acquisition, licensing, contracting, and other types of commercial transactions. Specific areas of expertise include:
Commercial and Secured Lending. Mandell Menkes’ lawyers have extensive experience in commercial lending. Mandell Menkes represents banks, insurers and other lenders as well as numerous 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 represent 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.
General Corporate Representation. Mandell Menkes acts as general outside counsel to numerous business clients. Our lawyers assist corporations, limited liability company partnerships and other enterprises with all of their governance, transaction licensing, employment agreements and other business needs.
Real Estate Transactions. Mandell Menkes transactional lawyers have experience in all aspects of commercial real estate law. We have handled purchase, sale, lease and financing transactions for properties ranging from purchases of large commercial office buildings to store leases. We work with architects, obtained licenses for mortgage brokers, organized real estate investment entities, advised those entities on the issuance of securities, structured sale/lease back and like-kind exchange transactions, our lawyers advise lenders, ground lessees, sellers, purchasers and owners of real estate on environmental matters. We also have substantial experience in structuring and, where necessary, litigating workouts, including commercial foreclosures and bankruptcy proceedings.
Transactions Involving Credit Card and Financial Services Accounts. Mandell Menkes has an active practice representing private label credit card issuers and various participants in the financial services securitization industry.
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, borrowers counsel, bank counsel and trustees 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.