Charles

A.  Guerin

Shareholder
500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

Overview

Charles has more than 30 years of legal experience in commercial and industrial, energy and real estate financings and asset acquisitions and dispositions.

He represents lenders, borrowers and investors in senior and subordinate syndicated and non-syndicated transactions, revolving lines of credit, asset based lending, mezzanine financing, mortgage loan warehousing, loan participations, loan defaults, workouts and restructures and construction and term finance, management, leasing and purchases and sales, including for retail, office, industrial, condominium, hotel, multifamily and land development projects.

Prior to joining the Firm, Charles worked in the energy, finance and real estate section of an international law firm; as Assistant General Counsel of Bank of America, N.A., where he established the banks national construction loan syndication and participation forms and real estate terms for corporate lines of credit to large real estate companies; and as Associate General Counsel with a real estate developer where he worked on leasing, building management, purchase, finance and sale matters.

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®, Peer Review RatedTM
  • Thomson Reuters – Texas Super Lawyers (2003-2008, 2011-2017); Texas Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition (2009)
  • Woodward/White, Inc. – Best Lawyers in America, Texas' Best Lawyers, Banking and Finance Law (2013-2018)
  • Memberships

    • American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    • Dallas Bar Association
    • New York State Bar Association
    • State Bar of Texas

Overview

Charles has more than 30 years of legal experience in commercial and industrial, energy and real estate financings and asset acquisitions and dispositions.

He represents lenders, borrowers and investors in senior and subordinate syndicated and non-syndicated transactions, revolving lines of credit, asset based lending, mezzanine financing, mortgage loan warehousing, loan participations, loan defaults, workouts and restructures and construction and term finance, management, leasing and purchases and sales, including for retail, office, industrial, condominium, hotel, multifamily and land development projects.

Prior to joining the Firm, Charles worked in the energy, finance and real estate section of an international law firm; as Assistant General Counsel of Bank of America, N.A., where he established the banks national construction loan syndication and participation forms and real estate terms for corporate lines of credit to large real estate companies; and as Associate General Counsel with a real estate developer where he worked on leasing, building management, purchase, finance and sale matters.

Experience

  • Lender Representation

    Represented a national bank as lender in two loans, the first a $1 MM direct revolving credit operational loan to one of Dallas’ preeminent charitable organizations, and the second

  • Lender Representation

    Represented a financial holding company in a $31 MM syndicated loan to refinance the completed Phase 1 and finance the construction of Phase II of of a total 308-unit,

  • Borrower Representation

    Represented a developer in a $94 MM first lien construction loan and $65 MM subordinate mezzanine loan for the for the development of a downtown 18-story,

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