Working primarily with public companies operating within regulated industries, Susan helps clients grow their businesses through financings, acquisitions and joint ventures.
Susan has devoted the majority of her professional time to the negotiation and documentation of a variety of commercial lending and real estate transactions, including asset-based loans, agency financings, project financings, revolving credit and term loan facilities, construction loans, corporate financings, sale-leaseback transactions, and commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and joint ventures. She has a significant amount of experience in healthcare real estate finance and M&A matters, with emphasis on the long-term care and senior living sector. Her national practice involves:
- Commercial Finance – Representing borrowers (both public and private entities) in real estate and asset-based secured corporate financings structured as syndicated senior secured revolving agency and conventional lender credit and term loan facilities; letter of credit facilities; project financings and nonrecourse financings.
- Real Estate – Representing purchasers, developers, joint venture partners, owners, lessors and lessees, both locally and nationally, with multi-state commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions; lease negotiations and sale-leasebacks transactions; negotiation of historical, agricultural and open-space conservation easements.
- Long-Term Care and Senior Living Matters – Representing owners and operators of independent living facilities, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities and continuing care retirement communities (CRCCs) in connection with single facility and multi-facility development projects, acquisitions, dispositions, multi-state project financings, letter of credit facilities, construction financing, sale-leasebacks, joint ventures, RIDEA transactions, leases and management agreements.
Susan currently serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. Previously, she served as Chair of the firm’s Professional Development Committee.