James Morgan focuses his practice on commercial financing transactions. He has extensive experience in a wide range of banking-related areas and has participated in all types of financing transactions including secured and unsecured commercial lending, project finance, tax exempt industrial development bond financing and asset-based lending.
James has served as lender’s, agent’s and borrower’s counsel in numerous transactions, including syndicates involving domestic and international lenders, and acted as trustee’s counsel in commercial trust matters. He has documented and negotiated standby letters of credit and guarantees.
In addition James has handled multicurrency transactions, loan participations, leveraged buyouts, bridge and permanent financing of tender offers for public companies, financings for private mergers and acquisitions, project finance transactions, synthetic lease financings, workouts, restructurings and post-petition bankruptcy financing.
In the energy sector, James has represented sponsors and borrowers in financing the development, acquisition, construction and operation of numerous electricity generating facilities including wind, hydro and fossil fuel powered projects. Such financings have included recourse and nonrecourse project financings of portfolios of generating facilities as well as single projects.
James has been involved in organizing and activating the Florida Development Finance Corp., a quasi-governmental agency created by the Florida Legislature in 1993.
Memberships and Affiliations:
- Member, The Florida Bar
- Member, Dade County Bar Association
- Nova Southeastern University, J.D., Member, Nova Law Review, 1983
- Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1980
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