Brian Whitley is a partner in the firm’s Business practice group. He has extensive experience representing both lenders and borrowers in various types of secured and unsecured loan transactions. These include commercial real estate loans, construction loans, acquisition and development loans, and secured and unsecured lines of credit, including asset based lending. Brian also represents nonprofit corporations and other businesses in connection with tax-exempt financing transactions. He has been involved in the drafting, review and negotiation of loan documents, the review of due diligence materials, drafting legal opinions, and reviewing and advising in connection with loan policies of title insurance. Brian is also the author for the chapter of the publication titled Lexis Practice Advisor – Commercial Real Estate Secured Loans – California.
Brian also has represented both lenders and borrowers in connection with business and commercial real estate loan modifications, restructurings and workouts, including the drafting, review and negotiation of loan modification agreements and forbearance agreements. His experience also includes a variety of agreements relating to loan transactions, including the drafting, review and negotiation of subordination, nondisturbance and attornment agreements, debt and lien subordination agreements and intercreditor agreements.
Brian also has extensive experience representing both buyers and sellers of commercial real estate relating to retail, office, industrial, multi-family and residential development properties. He has been involved in the drafting, review and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, the review of due diligence materials, and reviewing and advising in connection with policies of title insurance.
Brian’s practice also includes representing clients in a variety of other business and real estate matters, including business formations, lease agreements, easements and other business contracts.
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