Marisa Rouse assists clients with commercial real estate and debt financing transactions. Her practice primarily involves:
Marisa also collaborates with the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group on corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, which involve financing and real estate issues.
Marisa earned her law degree from the Washington University School of Law and a B.A. in communication and German from DePauw University.
Tennessee Bar Association
Memphis Bar Association
American Bar Association — Young Lawyers Division
Urban Land Institute
Throughout 2019 and 2020, represented a self-storage developer in connection with the sale of its interest in 13 self-storage facilities in seven states in a series of transactions with a total transaction value of over $260 million
Represented a multifamily developer in the acquisition/re-development of four properties in Shelby County, Memphis, Tennessee, with a total of 573 units for an aggregate purchase price exceeding $75 million and aggregate financing exceeding $55 million
throughout 2019 and 2020, we assisted one of the largest, publicly traded home construction companies in its acquisition of over 300-platted residential lots in a series of transactions for developments across West Tennessee
Representation of Merchants & Marine Bancorp, Inc., a full-service state-chartered community bank with 13 branch offices across the Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coast, in its acquisition of the Mobile, Alabama branch of Bank OZK (Nasdaq: OZK
Representation of Neighborhood Preservation Inc. (NPI) in acquiring a number of tax sale parcels of land as part of an effort to redevelop a blighted area in Memphis
Representation of Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRWH) in its definitive agreement to acquire Jumer’s Casino & Hotel, from Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Inc., for $120 million in cash
Representation of Premise Health, the country’s largest direct health care provider and OMERS Private Equity portfolio company, in its acquisition of CareHere, another leading operator of wellness centers for self-funded organizations. The acquisition of CareHere, brings Premise Health’s revenue to approximately $1 billion annually and increases its geographic footprint to more than 850 centers across 45 states and Guam. The combination will allow Premise Health to deliver improved outcomes and enhance health care for employer populations.
Represented the ownership of the Racquet Club of Memphis in its sale of the club property to developers
Representation of Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRWH) in its acquisition of the operations and real estate of Isle of Capri Casino and Lady Luck Casino from Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ERI), in a cash transaction for $230 million
Representation of AutoZone, Inc. in the closing of its $750 million syndicated unsecured 364-day revolving credit facility ($1,050,000,000 accordion option) with U.S. Bank National Association as Administrative Agent and a syndicate of six lenders
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy — Staff Editor
CALI Awards — Health Law; Children and the Law; Foreign Relations Law
Phi Beta Kappa