Chicago, Illinois 60601
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.
|Areas of Practice||1) Banking, 2) Financial Services and 3) Art Law Team|
|Law School||Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., 2000|
|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|
Alan Singer is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Securities Practice. Mr. Singer advises companies with regard to a diverse range of corporate and securities matters.
Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.