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Julie C. Berson

Julie C. Berson is an associate in Kleinbard’s Business and Finance Department and a member of the Firm’s Real Estate Group.  She focuses her practice in the area of commercial real estate finance with concentrations in the origination, acquisition, syndication and disposition of mortgage loans, mezzanine financings and subordinate debt, post-closing modifications, and loan sales and purchases. Julie also has experience with purchase and sale agreements, leasing, and condominiums.  She has represented a number of investment banks, life insurance companies, commercial banks and institutional investors.

 

Julie C. Berson

Associate
Business and Finance Department
267.443.4122
jberson@kleinbard.com

Education

Temple University (JD, magna cum laude, 2011)
Temple Law Review
2009 Intra-school Client Counseling Competition Semifinalist

Connecticut College (BA, cum laude, 2006)

Professional Highlights

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Kleinbard, Julie was an associate at Dechert LLP in the Finance and Real Estate Group.  She served as a law clerk to Judge Pollak, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and to Judge Shapiro, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a U.S. and European bank syndicate in connection with US$760 million acquisition financing secured by five regional shopping malls located in Ohio, California and Washington, where the loan was later securitized in a single-asset, stand-alone transaction.
  • Represented a U.S. bank in connection with US$85 million acquisition financing secured by hotel resort property located on Paradise Island, Bahamas.
  • Represented a U.S. and European bank syndicate in connection with the origination and securitization of a mortgage loan and mezzanine loan in the aggregate amount of US$652.5 million secured by 135 limited service hotel properties located in 21 states.

Julie C. Berson

Associate
Business and Finance Department
267.443.4122
jberson@kleinbard.com

Julie C. Berson is an associate in Kleinbard’s Business and Finance Department and a member of the Firm’s Real Estate Group.  She focuses her practice in the area of commercial real estate finance with concentrations in the origination, acquisition, syndication and disposition of mortgage loans, mezzanine financings and subordinate debt, post-closing modifications, and loan sales and purchases. Julie also has experience with purchase and sale agreements, leasing, and condominiums.  She has represented a number of investment banks, life insurance companies, commercial banks and institutional investors.

 

Representative Matters

  • Represented a U.S. and European bank syndicate in connection with US$760 million acquisition financing secured by five regional shopping malls located in Ohio, California and Washington, where the loan was later securitized in a single-asset, stand-alone transaction.
  • Represented a U.S. bank in connection with US$85 million acquisition financing secured by hotel resort property located on Paradise Island, Bahamas.
  • Represented a U.S. and European bank syndicate in connection with the origination and securitization of a mortgage loan and mezzanine loan in the aggregate amount of US$652.5 million secured by 135 limited service hotel properties located in 21 states.

Education

Temple University (JD, magna cum laude, 2011)
Temple Law Review
2009 Intra-school Client Counseling Competition Semifinalist

Connecticut College (BA, cum laude, 2006)

Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Professional Highlights

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Kleinbard, Julie was an associate at Dechert LLP in the Finance and Real Estate Group.  She served as a law clerk to Judge Pollak, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and to Judge Shapiro, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.