W. Graham Burgess
Top rated banking attorney in Huntsville, AlabamaLanier Ford Shaver & Payne P.C.
Practice Areas: Banking, Real estate, Business & corporate
Licensed in Alabama since: 2004
Education: The University of Alabama School of Law
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.
First Admitted: 2004, Alabama
Professional Webpage: http://lanierford.com/attorney/w-graham-burgess
- ● 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.
- J.D., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2004
- B.S., Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL, 2001
- Real Estate Developers
- Rising Stars: 2011, 2017 - 2019