Jim Levine (Moderator)
Jim Levine (Moderator), Attorney at Law, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. James H. Levine, a shareholder in the Chattanooga office, practices in the areas of commercial lending, mergers and acquisitions, business organizations and commercial contracts.
He has extensive experience in the representation of borrowers and lenders in Fannie Mae and HUD-insured loan transactions for multifamily and senior housing facilities, having been counsel in more than 200 HUD loans in the senior housing industry totaling approximately $1 billion.
Mr. Levine represents many closely-held entities in issues related to formation, dissolution, agreements among owners, equity transfer and minority oppression, with extensive experience in issues related to limited liability companies.
Mr. Levine is counsel to buyers and sellers in purchase and sale transactions, including asset sales, asset purchases, stock sales, stock purchases and statutory mergers and real estate transactions, and has extensive experience in the preparation and negotiation of commercial finance and corporate legal opinions.
Mr. Levine also has extensive experience in preparing and negotiating contracts for procurement of technology goods and services.