Senior Corporate Counsel resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

In-house counsel with extensive commercial lending experience.

  • Real Estate Lending
  • Asset Based Lending
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Bankruptcy
  • Loan Workouts
  • Collections
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Collateral Liquidation
Saint John's University Collegeville, MN Expected in May 1984 Bachelor of Science : Accounting - GPA :
Brainerd Community College Brainerd, MN Expected in May 1982 Associate of Science : Accounting - GPA :
William Mitchell College of Law St. Paul, MN Expected in January 1989 Juris Doctor : - GPA :

Successfully represented clients in thousands of commercial transactions totaling hundreds of millions of dollars.

Us Bank - Senior Corporate Counsel
WA, State, 09/2000 - 08/2015
  • Represent the Bank's Special Assets Group (SAG) in all aspects of commercial loan transactions including structuring, negotiating, documenting, workout and collection of commercial real estate and asset-based loans.
  • Represent the Bank's Commercial Other Real Estate Owned (OREO) Group in all aspects of managing, maintaining, and selling the Bank's Commercial OREO portfolio, including negotiation and drafting of leases, listing, management, development and purchase agreements, and assisting with title matters such as zoning and easements.
  • Supervise and assist local counsel with workout, OREO and litigation matters.
  • Primary counsel for the sale of one-off loans and pooled loan sales.
Netapp - Corporate Attorney
Scottsdale, AZ, 01/1999 - 09/2000
  • Primary counsel to the Commercial Lending Division's Community Lending, Inventory Finance and Asset-Based Lending groups with an emphasis on inventory lending, workouts and collections Maintained standardized documentation used by Inventory Finance group Reviewed, advised on and drafted documentation, modifications and amendments for specialized transactions Consulted on the structure of loan acquisitions and new products and documented same Retained and supervised outside counsel for workout, collection and litigation matters Reviewed, negotiated and drafted corporate contracts for leased space, software, products and services Reviewed and responded to consumer complaints for the Mortgage Services Division.
Heritage Insurance - Staff Counsel
Charlotte, NC, 09/1993 - 11/1998
  • Provided counsel to all departments and subsidiaries of the Bank on all types of matters with an emphasis on commercial real estate transactions, and including contract services, deposit account matters, human resources issues, development of policies and procedures, garnishment, levy, search warrant, and discovery matters Structured, negotiated, documented and closed all types of commercial and consumer loans with emphasis on existing and to-be-built commercial and residential real estate transactions Directed collection, foreclosure and bankruptcy matters with emphasis on real estate loans and complex commercial transactions, including development and implementation of workout plans and collection strategies and negotiation and documentation of settlements Reviewed, drafted and negotiated agreements for the operation, maintenance and sale of real estate and personal property owned and recovered by the Bank Retained and supervised outside counsel for transactional, workout and litigation matters and directed litigation involving the Bank.
The Chartwell Law Offices Llc - Associate Attorney
Pittsburgh, PA, 09/1990 - 09/1993
  • Structured, negotiated, documented, closed, and enforced commercial and consumer loans, workout and settlement agreements, with emphasis on commercial real estate loans Handled litigation, employment, bankruptcy and workout issues Provided general counsel on lending, contract, regulatory and bank operation matters Formed corporate and partnership entities, maintained entity minutes and records Negotiated, documented and closed business and asset sales and acquisitions, real estate sales, purchases and leases.
Heritage Insurance - Staff Counsel
Deerfield Beach, FL, 10/1986 - 09/1990
  • Negotiated, drafted, and reviewed all documentation for commercial real estate transactions throughout the country for existing and to-be-built properties including apartment, warehouse, retail, office and hotel projects Retained and supervised outside counsel in transactional, workout and litigation matters Drafted and negotiated leases, management and purchase agreements for owned properties Negotiated and drafted workout and settlement agreements for troubled loans Counseled and advised on general business matters and performed general corporate secretarial functions Established and supervised litigation filing system.
Leidos Holdings Inc. - Law Clerk
The Woodlands, TX, 02/1986 - 08/1986
  • Represented Company at grievance hearings, handled E.E.O.C.
  • claims, researched labor law issues, and prepared research memoranda.
Bar Admissions

State of Minnesota - May 12, 1989

U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota - April 23, 1990


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School Attended

  • Saint John's University
  • Brainerd Community College
  • William Mitchell College of Law

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Corporate Counsel
  • Corporate Attorney
  • Staff Counsel
  • Associate Attorney
  • Staff Counsel
  • Law Clerk


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Juris Doctor

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