Vicky Gunning

Locke Lord LLP

Vicky Gunning, Managing Partner of the Dallas office, represents financial institutions and venture capital companies in asset based and real estate secured loans, syndicated credits, mezzanine debt, and debt restructurings and foreclosures.

The Co-Chair of the Firm’s Real Estate and Real Estate Finance practice, she counsels owners and developers in negotiating financing and the acquisition, development, leasing, and disposition of commercial real estate, including raw land, healthcare facilities, office and apartment properties, retail centers, and warehouse facilities.

Representative Experience:

  • Counsel to an international chemical company in negotiating a $350 million Term Loan B and a $150 million asset-based revolving loan
  • Counsel to a small family-owned senior housing real estate company in the development of a senior independent living facility, including negotiation of the land grant, tax abatements, equity investment, and financing
  • Counsel to a national grocery retailer in obtaining a critical pad site through purchase of a note, foreclosure of the property and negotiation with a tax lien lender and other general real estate matters including a lot split of a platted shopping center to reduce property taxes
  • Counsel to various non-profit owners of continuing care retirement communities assisting in the review of the land acquisition and property due diligence, negotiating the development, management, marketing, architect, engineer, and construction agreements, and assisting with bond financing
  • Advice to and representation of an electronics manufacturer and service company in developing a new corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility in Texas, including negotiating the land purchase contracts, negotiating construction contracts and negotiating the credit enhancement to the bond financing
  • Counsel to a hospital owner and operator in the purchase of long-term acute care hospitals, including the revision and amendment to restrictive easement agreements to correct flaws in access rights and other issues with easements
  • Counsel to an active small business investment company (SBIC) in its venture capital debt investments and debt restructures and foreclosures
  • Counsel for a major money center bank in documenting and restructuring a $1.1 billion syndicated line of credit to a major oil company and later to the controlling shareholder, secured by oil and gas partners, LNG ships flagged in Belgium, and stock in 20+ domestic and foreign subsidiaries providing continuity and advice through the nearly two decade history of the relationship
  • Restructuring on behalf of a regional bank of revolving and term credit to a helicopter ambulance company secured by real estate, inventory, accounts, aircraft and Medicare receivables with closing accomplished under intense time pressure to facilitate a sale of the company
  • Represented a real estate investment trust in the purchase of a $70 million portfolio of apartment complexes and assumption of existing debt in consideration for partnership units in the REIT

Professional Affiliations :

  • Member, International Board of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network (2016 – 2017)
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, The Real Estate Council (1997 – 1998 Associate Leadership Class)

Education :

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1990
  • B.B.A., Accounting, with highest honors, University of Oklahoma, 1987

Admissions : Texas, 1990


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