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Biography

Joe focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and sales, property management, leasing and construction contracting, and representing borrowers and lenders in a wide variety of financing transactions, such as workouts, acquisition financing, and real estate and asset based lending transactions. He also represents a number of corporate clients on general corporate and business law, including entity formation and the drafting and negotiation of governing organizational documents. In addition to conventional financing, Joe has specific experience in representing Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS) lenders and borrowers in Fannie Mae multifamily financing transactions. He is also a certified public accountant.

Other Info About Joe

Experience

Legal Work Highlights

Representation of automotive parts manufacturer in the purchase and sale of manufacturing and warehouse facilities in Kentucky and Alabama totaling more than $15,000,000 in value.

Representation of local logistics company in the acquisition and financing of its 120,000-square foot corporate headquarters using multiple levels of conventional financing and economic incentives.

Multiple representations of owners of commercial and multifamily properties in structuring, documenting and closing private equity offerings and negotiating joint venture agreements.

Representation of the purchaser of a mortgage loan servicing portfolio from a national banking association.

Representation of a regional mortgage broker in the sale and merger of its business with one of the largest commercial real estate mortgage banking firms in the U.S.

Representation of borrowers and lenders in Fannie Mae loan transactions involving market rate apartment properties, seniors housing and multifamily affordable housing in over 10 states.

Representation of borrowers and lenders in numerous financing projects related to the acquisition, construction and development of office, manufacturing and multifamily projects.

Education

Law School

Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2011
cum laude
Review of Banking and Financial Law

Undergraduate School

University of Cincinnati, B.B.A., 2008
summa cum laude

Bar Membership

Joe is licensed to practice in the following state:

Ohio, 2011

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Be the Change, Volunteer Tutor, 2013-Present

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member, 2012

Cincinnati Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association