Angela M. Gates is a partner practicing in the areas of banking and commercial, corporate and real estate law. Angie represents a wide array of lenders and borrowers, banking institutions, as well as profit and non-profit organizations, and has an extensive commercial loan practice. She is licensed to practice in both Kentucky and Ohio.
In her banking and commercial practice, Angie advises borrowers in bond transactions, asset based lending, commercial mortgage loans, bond loans, and issues opinion letters for borrowers. She acts as outside legal counsel to our valued institutional clients and frequently interacts with owners, directors and corporate officers within these organizations. Her commercial loan practice includes collateralized loans, multi-party secured transactions, and complex financing.
In her corporate practice, Angie assists clients with mergers, acquisitions, corporate governance, compliance, buy-sell agreements, entity structuring, succession planning, as well as stock and asset acquisitions. Specific representative experience includes:
- Assisting in the acquisition of a regional engineering firm with over 100 employees and four office locations by a national competitor
- Advising in the acquisition of the business assets of a rigging contractor specialized in heavy industrial construction, generating an annual revenue of more than $20 million. Additional factors to the acquisition included warehousing agreements and unions.
- Assisting hospitals and larger physician networks in practice mergers, physician acquisitions, and facility purchases and sales
In her commercial real estate practice, Angie regularly represents clients in real estate acquisitions, development and financing transactions. She regularly reviews opinion letters for HUD transactions, low income housing credits, and new market tax credits, on behalf of the borrower. She is experienced in the complex financing of large scale health care facilities, corporate developments, and office buildings. Angie is also a licensed agent of Excel Title Services, the firm’s wholly owned title company, offering efficient and cost-effective customization on complex and large commercial transactions. Products and services available include title insurance, title exams, uniform commercial code and litigation searches, closings, multi-state transactions, escrow services, documents recording, construction loan draws and land surveys.