Jason R. Berne

Jason Berne represents lenders and borrowers in a wide range of financing transactions, including secured and unsecured credit facilities, private placements, channel finance transactions, multiparty syndications, mortgage loans, and sale-leaseback transactions. His practice also includes advising debtors and creditors in a variety of workout matters, including note sale agreements, deed-in-lieu transactions and forbearance agreements. Berne regularly counsels clients on industry-specific financing issues including healthcare, franchising, distribution, and real estate.

Mr. Berne was with the firm’s Middle East practice during 2005. He advised clients on a range of international commercial transactions including joint venture formation, corporate formations and governance, labor and employment advice, distribution and service arrangements, real estate transactions, intellectual property protection, and technology-related transactions.

Mr. Berne has studied in Edinburgh, Scotland and Sussex, England. Before attending law school, he worked for management consulting and financial analysis firms in London and Chicago.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Banking, 2) Financial Services and 3) Art Law Team
Law School Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., 2000
Admitted Year 1996
Education University of Sussex-England, M.A., 1995
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association, Missouri State Bar Association
Most recent firm Bryan Cave LLP
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