Outside Counsel to Goodwill Industries

Goodwill Industries of South Florida

Representation of a non-profit organization in negotiation and drafting of leases for all retail operations, covering more than 50 locations throughout South Florida. In addition, represented client in arbitration and litigation related to construction defects and delays at its South Florida headquarters. Our client claimed that the flooring contractor performed defective and deficient work and that he was an unlicensed contractor pursuant to Florida law.

Handled the sale of over 2,000 REOs, with aggregate purchase prices in the billions of dollars, through both the negotiation and closing of individual sales and the structuring and sale by auction of multiple properties. The largest was approximately $216 million, which was the sale of a major hotel...
Representation of Oleta Partners, LLC, a joint venture comprised of affiliates of the LeFrak Organization and Turnberry Associates, in the successful negotiation of the long-term ground lease and complicated leasehold financing for a 185-acre brownfields redevelopment site in the City of North Miami...
Representation of diversified automotive company in over $3.8 billion of various financing matters including the securitization of retail and lease installment contracts, and negotiation of working capital lines of credit and conduit lending facilities.