Kleinbard LLC is proud to announce that Julie C. Berson has joined the Firm as an associate in the Business and Finance Department and a member of the Real Estate Group.

Julie’s real estate practice experience includes 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. She also has experience with purchase and sale agreements, leasing, and condominiums. Julie has represented a number of investment banks, life insurance companies, commercial banks and institutional investors.

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.

Julie earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from Temple University where she was a member of the Temple Law Review and she received her B.A., cum laude, from Connecticut College.

For over 75 years, Kleinbard attorneys have served as trusted advisors and advocates for clients to help them achieve their goals. Kleinbard offers clients sophisticated legal representation that focuses on collaborating with the client to devise the best possible strategy for resolving their issue-whether by winning a dispute, closing a deal, or achieving legal compliance.  Kleinbard’s clients appreciate the firm’s approach to legal work – goals are defined, lines of communication are fostered, and matters aren’t overstaffed.  The Firm’s clients run the gamut from publicly-held multinationals and fourth generation family-owned businesses, to technology start-ups and high net worth individuals, to nonprofits and governmental agencies.  Kleinbard offers services in the areas of business and finance, employment, government relations, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, taxation, and trusts and estates.  For more information please visit the firm’s website at www.kleinbard.com.