Joel Berman's practice, spanning more than 30 years, includes general business, corporate and commercial law.
Joel assists business owner clients in preparing for, implementing and completing sales and other capital events, such as equity capital raises and borrowings.
As co-chair of the Financial Services Group, Joel is a discerning specialist in secured transactions with an emphasis on asset-based lending, creditors' remedies and loan workouts. In addition, Joel has extensive experience representing all types of lenders and also represents parties in structuring and implementing mergers and acquisitions.
Joel's work principally involves acting as general and strategic counsel for small - and middle - market companies; negotiating stock and asset acquisitions; structuring and documenting all elements of financial transactions, including revolving and term loan agreements, subordinated and senior debt transactions, syndicated transactions, leveraged buyouts, loans secured by all types of collateral, agency, participation and inter-creditor agreements, equipment leases and letter of credit facilities; and exercising all forms of creditor's remedies.
In addition to his transactional experience, Joel has extensive experience in conducting and supervising commercial litigation in the state and bankruptcy courts. Joel has been the lead attorney in charge of workouts involving personal property, real property, mixed collateral and unsecured loans for national banks, community banks, mortgage companies, financial institutions, manufacturers and other business entities.