Herrick Continues to Strategically Grow, Adding Experienced Finance Partner Megan E. Thompson
Herrick, Feinstein LLP is proud to announce that Megan E. Thompson has joined its Real Estate and Corporate Departments. Megan brings an extensive background in corporate finance that she will leverage across multiple groups at Herrick, a mid-sized firm with more than 140 practicing lawyers. Megan joins Herrick as a partner, previously working at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, where she practiced for almost 12 years.
Megan’s practice is focused on commercial lending transactions and financial services. Megan has significant experience advising financial institutions on a wide variety of loan transactions, including secured and unsecured loan transactions, asset-based financings, syndicated financings, acquisition financings, leveraged financings and sponsor financings. Many of these representations involve cross-border debt and complex intercreditor relationships. She also brings to Herrick her significant experience advising lenders and borrowers in connection with recurring monthly revenue (RMR) financings in the home security, medical alert and fire monitoring industries.
While working on national finance transactions, Megan’s practice has grown out of Pittsburgh, PA and she will maintain this connection to the area after joining Herrick.
"We are thrilled to start off 2023 welcoming Megan to the firm," said Chair of Herrick’s Real Estate Department, Belinda Schwartz. "Megan has built a reputation as an accomplished finance attorney, and she brings even more depth to Herrick’s exceptional Real Estate and Corporate Departments."
Established as a real estate boutique in 1928, Herrick maintains one of the country’s largest and most accomplished commercial real estate law practices. In the banking and finance space, firm clients include commercial, investment and private banks, insurance companies, pension funds, specialty lenders, funds, investors and borrowers who call on Herrick for a wide range of financings, including portfolio financings, bridge loans, acquisition loans, permanent and construction financings, senior and subordinate mezzanine loans, syndicated loans and leasehold financings. Herrick also regularly advises on issues involving intercreditor relationships and participation agreements within the capital structure and offers a deep understanding of every major asset type, including residential rental buildings, condos and cooperatives, offices, retail properties, shopping centers, hotels and industrial properties throughout the U.S. Herrick is one team working together with colleagues in finance, tax, restructuring, land use and others to consistently further the interest of their clients.
“Herrick is known for the depth of their real estate practice and collective team culture. I am looking forward to working across traditional practice groups to bring my finance background to both the Real Estate and Corporate Departments,” Thompson said. “Herrick has curated a group of extremely experienced and highly collaborative lawyers that I am excited to join.”
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Founded in 1928, Herrick, Feinstein LLP is a prominent, full-service law firm, providing comprehensive legal services to businesses and individuals around the world. From its offices in New York City; Newark, New Jersey; and Istanbul, Turkey, Herrick maintains robust commercial real estate, corporate, finance, litigation and financial restructuring capabilities, complemented by significant depth in employment, securities, bankruptcy, government relations, intellectual property, sports, tax, and private clients.