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Damon P. Denney

Damon P. Denney
  • J.D., with honors, University of North Carolina School of Law (1993)
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Business Administration, Samford University (1990)

Alabama, Texas

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Texas State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers In America, Banking & Finance Law, Real Estate Law (2013-2018)
  • Chambers USA, Leading Practitioner in Banking and Finance (2015-2017)
  • Vestavia Hills Youth Baseball Coach
  • Member of Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • Lead Real Estate Counsel for large, foreign manufacturing company locating its first manufacturing facility in the United States.

  • Lead Real Estate Counsel for large retail debtor in Chapter 11 with significant holdings of leased space sold and assigned through a 363 sale.

  • Lead counsel for real estate transactions representing multi-state franchisee of fast food business involving sales, purchases, leases and lending transactions.

  • Lead counsel for many commercial real estate loan transactions, including syndicated and participated transactions and workouts representing lenders in connection with loans secured by commercial real estate of many different uses and types (multi-family, specialized healthcare, hotels, drug stores, shopping centers, malls, industrial and others).

  • Lead counsel for lenders in connection with purchase and sale of loans and loan documents

Partner | Birmingham, AL

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Damon practices with the Lending and Real Estate Practice Groups. Damon is an attorney with extensive experience in representing banks, lenders and owners of commercial real estate on issues ranging from acquisition, leasing and financing to workouts, foreclosures and bankruptcies.

Damon’s practice is focused primarily on representing lending institutions, and his experience includes negotiating, documenting and closing commercial and real estate loans as well as working out troubled loans, foreclosing on collateral and litigating against borrowers and guarantors as a result of defaulted loans and other credit facilities. Through his lending and workout practices, Damon has assisted lenders and agents for lenders in syndicated lending transactions with collateral located in a majority of states and has experience with borrowers and collateral in most industries, including retail, industrial, manufacturing, multi-family residential and specialized health care.

Damon also has experience representing a large corporate debtor’s real estate interests in bankruptcy and was substantially involved in 2009 in the sale by a debtor of over 50 fee and leasehold locations in Alabama and Florida.

Other areas of Damon’s practice include special assets work for a factoring company, leasing, sale and acquisition work for a well-known restaurant franchisee with locations in Alabama and Georgia and general corporate, sales and real estate advice for a local publishing company with operations in Alabama and Florida.

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