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Counsel to Public Charter School in Building Flagship Campus

Counsel to a Nevada public charter school in its borrowing of $34.77MM (backed by tax-exempt bonds), to finance the school’s purchase of land and construction of a flagship K-12 campus.

Mark J. Gardberg

Counsel for Businesses

Provided counsel to numerous business entities including a large restaurant franchisee in Nevada and California, small and mid-size medical practitioners in Nevada, contractors and construction companies in Nevada and surrounding states, and architects in Nevada and California.

Thomas W. Davis, II

Counsel to Financial Institutions

Represented multiple financial institutions in real estate, construction, and working capital financing transactions, including lead negotiation and drafting of credit agreement, promissory note, mortgage, assignment of leases, security agreement, and other ancillary documents related thereto.

Nolan A. Yaldo

Counsel for Construction Matters

Advised on a variety of construction projects for both gaming and non-gaming clients.

Gwen Rutar Mullins

Construction Company Buyout

Represented the co-owner of a construction company in the buyout of his membership interest. We obtained a favorable settlement.

Robert Hernquist

Contractual Rights Enforced

Represented numerous businesses or individuals seeking enforcement of contractual or other rights, including a $1MM+ jury verdict for an unpaid architect in California, a $2MM+ jury verdict for an unpaid contractor in Nevada, defense of an improper $300,000 commission claim in a Nevada arbitration, and defense of an improper eviction attempt in a Colorado jury trial.

Thomas W. Davis, II

Counsel to Contractors

Represented contractors in all aspects of construction disputes including successfully defending contractor's mechanics lien rights and obtaining favorable settlements of lien claims.  

Tejal S. Desai

Construction Lien Defeated

Lead counsel for a renewable energy company in litigation that defeated the foreclosure of a construction lien by the wind project's general contractor.

Jon D. Kreucher

Mechanics Lien Act – 90-Day Notice Satisfies 60-Day Notice Requirement

Represented sub-contractor in an appeal where the homeowners challenged sub-contractor's notice to homeowner under the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act.  Successfully obtained a ruling from the appellate court finding that client's 90-day notice also complied with 60-day notice requirement under the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act. 

Tejal S. Desai

Counsel on Mixed-Use Development

Lead negotiation and drafting of documentation for $5.4 MM mixed-use development involving historic tax credits, including entity formation in compliance with tax safe-harbor, land acquisition, financing, and construction contracts.

Dennis E. Merkley