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W. Graham Burgess

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Banking Attorney in Huntsville, AL

Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne P.C.
2101 West Clinton Avenue Suite 102
Huntsville, AL 35805
Phone: 256-535-1100
Fax: 256-533-9322
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011, 2017 - 2019
Licensed in Alabama Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Banking (40%), Real Estate: Business (40%), Business/Corporate (20%)
Attorney Profile

As a member of the firm’s Banking and Real Estate Practice Group, Mr. Burgess’ practice is concentrated on commercial lending, real estate lending, secured transactions, loan restructuring, and real estate construction and development. His clients include traditional and non-traditional lenders, private equity investors, and commercial borrowers whom he advises in the areas of commercial loan procurement, restructuring, and workouts. Mr. Burgess routinely advises clients about the acquisition and disposition of both developed and undeveloped real estate. He represents commercial landlords and tenants in the negotiation of office, retail, and ground leases. He also advises clients about general contract work, entity formation, equity reorganization, and dissolution.

Mr. Burgess is a member of the firm’s executive committee.

About W. Graham Burgess

First Admitted: 2004, Alabama

Professional Webpage: http://lanierford.com/attorney/w-graham-burgess

Transactions

  • ● Served as lead counsel for the lender providing a $9 million bridge loan to a developer of a mixed-use project.● Served as lead counsel for a hotel developer in $40 million construction project for a suite hotel.● Served as lead counsel for the developer in public-private project for converting a municipal parking garage into a retail facility.● Served as lead counsel to lender in $25 million mixed-use (retail, multifamily, and hospitality) project.● Served as lead counsel to lender in construction of $24 million outpatient surgery and medical office facility.● Served as lead counsel to hotel developer with projects under development valued at more than $100 million. ● Served as local issuing agent for national title insurer on $38 million construction-loan facility.● Served as lead counsel to lender in $16.5 million multistate floor-plan transaction.● Represented lender in $6.39 million construction-loan facility for medical office complex.● Represented lender in $6 million workout.● Served as lead counsel to lender in $5 million senior term debt facility.● Served as local counsel to international lender in $75 million real estate loan transaction.

Educational Background

  • J.D., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2004
  • B.S., Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL, 2001

Industry Groups

  • Banks
  • Businesses
  • Corporations
  • Real Estate Developers
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Office Location for W. Graham Burgess

2101 West Clinton Avenue Suite 102
Huntsville, AL 35805

Last Updated: 8/25/2021

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