As chair of the firm’s Real Estate and Commercial Finance Practice Group, Cindy is a deal lawyer with nearly 30 years of experience representing banks, public and private companies and investors in a variety of financial transactions. She has a concentration in healthcare lending, with a focus on syndicated transactions and in real estate lending. In the last three years, Cindy has closed more than $1.1 billion in syndicated loan transactions, more than $1.8 billion in borrower side deals, and additional finance deals exceeding $1.1 billion.
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Represented Genesco in its sale of Lids its hat-focused division
Lead regulatory counsel to a private equity investment firm related to the financing of a complex buyout and restructuring of a company providing physician management and radiation oncology management services and cancer centers
Represented in-home care service provider Addus HomeCare Corporation in connection with its amended and restated senior secured credit facility
Represented Medical Specialties Distributors (MSD) to McKesson Corporation.
Represented Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIX) in connection with the refinancing of its existing term loan and revolving credit facilities totaling $650 million
Represented AAC Holdings, Inc., parent company of American Addiction Centers, in its acquisition of AdCare, Inc.
Represented CenterPointe Behavioral Health System, LLC in connection with a downstream project-level construction financing of a behavioral health facility
Represented Tractor Supply Company in connection with its new private shelf facility totaling $300 million
Represented AAC in its definitive agreement to acquire a New England-based addiction treatment provider
Represented American Addiction Centers, a subsidiary of AAC Holdings, Inc., in connection with its new senior secured credit facilities totaling $250 million
Chambers USA — Banking & Finance (2008-2019)
Best Lawyers® — Nashville Commercial Transactions/UCC Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2019, 2015); Nashville Commercial Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2018, 2012); Nashville Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2017)
The Best Lawyers in America© — Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Finance Law; Commercial Transactions/UCC Law; Real Estate Law (2003-2020)
Nashville Business Journal “Best of the Bar” (2019, 2011-2013)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2010-2011)
Nashville Bar Foundation — Fellow
University of Tennessee College of Law — Alumni Advisory Council