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  • Representation of land owner in the negotiation and sale of 3,700 continuous acres in Palm Beach County, Florida.
  • Representation of the owner of approximate 2,300 acre resort property located in Costa Rica in connection with modification of its existing financing arrangements.
  • Representation of physician medical practice in connection with the sale of the practice through an asset transaction and the negotiation of a physician employment agreement.
  • Representation of beneficial owners of Texas refinery in connection with the sale of the refinery.
  • Representation of real estate partnerships and LLCs in connection with the refinance of various mortgage loans using CMBS lenders for the refinancing.
  • Representation of owner of commercial office/retail building in connection with the refinance of its existing mortgage financing using a CMBS mortgage loan.
  • Representation of property owners obtaining "hard money" loans to facilitate the quick refinancing of real property to meet the time constraint requirements of the existing lenders.
  • Representation of lender providing construction and mini-permanent financing for the construction of a commercial office building.
  • Representation of owner in connection with the construction of a port facility in Barbados using FIDIC construction contracts.
  • Representing of owner in connection with a port dredging contract off the coast of Bermuda using FIDIC construction contracts.
  • Representation of owners in the negotiation and drafting of AIA construction contracts with contractors and construction managers in connection with a construction project.
  • Representation of owners in the negotiation and drafting of AIA architect agreements with architects in connection with a construction project.
  • Representation of development company and property owner in connection with the negotiation of a development agreement with an investor to locate, develop, construct, lease and sell apartment communities.
  • Representation of distributor in connection with the negotiation and drafting of a distribution agreement.
  • Representation of licensee in connection with the negotiation and drafting of a license agreement.
  • Representation of borrowers, sellers and/or buyers as local Florida counsel to provide local Florida law assistance for the transaction.
  • Representation of borrowers in connection with the review of loan documents to provide Florida third party legal opinions in connection with the closing of loan transactions to the extent appropriate under applicable Florida Bar customary practice.
  • Modification of existing Florida limited liability company operating agreements to address issued presented by the new Revised Florida Limited Liability Company Act.
  • Representation of various homebuilders and real property developers with indebtedness exceeding hundreds of millions of dollars in connection with restructuring transactions.
  • Serve as title agent for major title insurance companies to arrange for the provision of title insurance in connection with the closing of real estate transactions.
  • Daily Business Review, Winner, Top Dealmaker Award: Leasing, 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law and Real Estate Law, 2014-2019
    • Best Lawyers' 2019 Corporate Lawyer of the Year (Fort Lauderdale)
  • Daily Business Review, Finalist for Top Dealmakers Award, 2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Top Rated Lawyer in Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy, 2013
  • Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year (Middle Market) for HearUSA, M&A Advisor’s 6th Annual Turnarounds Awards (2012)
  • Daily Business Review, Finalist for Most Effective Lawyer Award in Bankruptcy, 2011
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite, 2006 – 2008, 2010-2011, 2013
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer, Commercial Real Estate and Corporate Transactions, 2007-2016
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2007-2018
  • Real Estate Florida, Top Real Estate Lawyer in the State of Florida, 2008
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent™ rated
  • Salute to Business Award from the Chamber for activities related to Leadership Fort Lauderdale, 2006
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Chairman of Finance Committee; Member of the Executive Committee of Oral Roberts University
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Henderson Behavioral Health, the largest, community-based not-for-profit behavioral healthcare system in South Florida
  • Board of Governors, Health Professions Division, Nova Southeastern University; Dean's Leadership Council, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Member of the Ambassadors Board - Nova Southeastern University (2013- present)
  • Business Law Section of The Florida Bar
    • Executive Council (2006-present)
    • Chair of Corporations, Securities and Financial Services Committee of the Business Law Section of the florida Bar - (2016 to present)
    • Chair of Opinion Standards Committee of Business Law Section of the Florida Bar - (2013 to present)
    • Vice Chair of Opinion Standards Committee of Business Law Section of Florida Bar - (2006-2013)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Broward, Inc.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida State University
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Gamma Beta Phi Society
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Tower Forum
  • Member of Board of Elders - Two Rivers Church of South Florida - Cooper City, FL
  • Former Chairman of the Board of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce (2010)
  • Former Member of the Board of Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Member of the  Executive Committee and Finance Committee of the Chamber
  • Leadership Florida Class XXI
  • Leadership Fort Lauderdale - Curriculum Chair Class X
  • Leadership Fort Lauderdale - Class VII
  • Former Chair of the Advisory Committee, Leadership Fort Lauderdale
  • Lifework Leadership
  • Former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sheridan Family Ministries, Inc., a local charity serving the needs of single mothers and troubled teenage children
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors of Sheridan House Family Members, Inc.
  • Former Member, Community Engagement Advisory Board, Trinity International University - Florida
  • Former Member, Children's Bereavement Center Broward Advisory Board
  • Former Member of the Board of Trustees, South Florida Chapter of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Thompson & Knight LLLP - Dallas, Texas
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges - Dallas, Texas