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Biography

Becky leads the firm’s Financial Transactions Practice Group. She focuses her practice on finance and real estate transactions and has  extensive experience representing lenders, borrowers, servicers, and issuers on financing transactions. These include real estate finance, commercial and industrial loans, agribusiness finance, bond transactions, and multi-bank syndicated lending and participations, and workouts. Becky also has extensive experience representing owners, developers and tenants in the purchase, sale, development and leasing of commercial real estate properties.

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Experience

Legal Work Highlights

Borrower’s counsel to automotive OEM in $200 million expansion, including bond financing and state incentives.

Counsel to large farm credit association on agribusiness finance, real estate finance, equipment finance, acquisition and sale of real estate and capital markets transactions, as well as general corporate and compliance matters.

Counsel to financial institutions for loans available through programs sponsored and administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for large national bank, including financing for projects located in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio.

Counsel to retail shopping center developers in acquisitions, sales and lease negotiations, including shopping centers in Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

Local counsel to major food processing company in Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee for $1.7 billion finance transaction.

Seller’s counsel to owner of multifamily project in Kentucky in $44 million sale of ownership interests.

Borrower’s counsel to commercial real estate property owner in $58 million refinance and stock purchase transaction involving 8 commercial properties in Kentucky.

Bond Counsel and Lender’s counsel to cities, counties, fire protection districts, nonprofit corporations and financial institutions in tax-exempt general obligation and appropriation bonds, lease financing, and 501(c)(3) financing.

Borrower’s counsel to international REIT client in closing over 10 loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration pursuant to the National Housing Act (FHA-insured or HUD loans) insured loans in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.

Education

Law School

University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D.
Moot Court Board
Kentucky Law Journal
CALI Award: Advanced Torts

Undergraduate School

Centre College, B.A., cum laude

Bar Membership

Becky is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Kentucky

Courts

Becky is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky

Sixth Circuit

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Selected for inclusion in Kentucky Rising Stars® 2013-present

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Kentucky Bar Association

Louisville Bar Association

American Bar Association

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies Junior Board

SOAR Leadership Program

Ignite Louisville (Leadership Louisville Center)

Focus Louisville (Leadership Louisville Center)

Young Women Lead Conference

United Way Campaign

Presentations

Becky was invited to speak at the following events:

Various presentations for financial institutions in Louisville and Lexington, as well as the Louisville Bar Association. Presentation topics have included legal issues impacting the lending industry, including real estate and public finance.

Firm Committees

Becky serves on the following committee(s) at Frost Brown Todd:

Financial Transactions Practice Group Leader

Member Personnel Committee, former Member