Working on behalf of publicly traded real estate investment trusts (REITs) and private investors, Buddy McDaniel advises clients on the acquisition, disposition and financing of large-scale commercial real estate assets. He also has extensive experience representing financial institutions and borrowers in commercial lending matters and in commercial loan workouts and restructures. In the past three years, Buddy has assisted public and private clients in more than $1 billion worth of financings and in excess of $475 million in real estate acquisitions and dispositions.
Urban Land Institute — Young Leaders Division, Memphis, Executive Committee (2008-2009)
Service Over Self, Inc. — Board of Directors (2008-2014)
Represented Devonshire Operating Partnership, LP in its acquisition by of Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP, a global institutional investment management firm
Represented a public multi-family REIT in the acquisition and disposition of 59 apartment communities with more than 16,000 units in 12 states
Represented underwriters in Bluerock Residential Growth REIT’s Class A common stock offering
Represented Gladstone Land Corporation in the increase of its credit facility to $125 million with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company as administrative agent.
Represented a publicly traded, retail-focused REIT in the $43 million refinance of the 325,000 square foot Casa Linda Plaza shopping center
Represented a publicly traded retail and office REIT in the $37 million acquisition of a retail shopping center
Served as underwriters counsel on a NASDAQ-listed lodging REIT’s public offering of $27.6 million aggregate principal amount of 8.0% senior unsecured notes due 2018 (includes over-allotment option)
Represented a publicly traded, retail-focused REIT in the acquisition of Woodlake Square Shopping Center
The Best Lawyers in America© — Real Estate Law (2021)
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2013-2014, 2019)
Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law — Symposium Editor
Vanderbilt Trial Advocacy Society and Mock Trial Competition — Member
Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Awards: Constitutional Law II and Current Constitutional Issues — Recipient