Damon practices with the Lending and Real Estate Practice Groups. Damon has 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 real estate practice is varied, including: land acquisition and development of a major steel manufacturing facility in Mobile, AL; sales of a variety of commercial properties (multifamily, single family, office, religious) for financial institutions; defense of condemnation actions brought by the Alabama Department of Transportation; applications for zoning variances; and various local counsel issues relating to the purchase, sale, lease, and/or finance of multistate projects with one or more locations in Alabama.
Damon’s lending 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. He represented 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.