Ray is a member of the firm’s Commercial Real Estate and Coporate & Business Transactions practice groups, focusing on commercial real estate, real estate litigation and business transactions.

His commercial real estate practice encompasses all aspects of commercial real estate transactions including representing clients in the purchase, sale, financing and defeasance of office buildings, office parks, shopping centers, industrial properties, apartment complexes, and marinas in the eastern United States.

Ray regularly represents borrowers in the closing of securitized or “CMBS” loans secured by commercial real estate for loans ranging from $2.0Mil. to $100Mil. Ray has worked with loan servicers and special servicers in the assumption of securitized or “CMBS” loans. Ray has experience managing and leading the legal team real estate transactions that included multiple commercial properties located in several states. In addition to handling the foreclosure of commercial real estate securing loans. Ray represents lenders in loan modifications and workouts of troubled loans.

He also provides legal counsel for a variety of commercial and corporate transactions.

Representative Matters

  • Served as local Virginia counsel to consortium of lenders making a refinance and construction loan in excess of $1Bill. for an industrial property.
  • Represented English receiver seeking recovery of embezzled funds in tracing action obtaining judgment in excess of $6Mill. and liens on real property purchased with the embezzled funds.
  • Represented multi-office engineering firm in sale of company to an international engineering firm.
  • Represents real estate investment company in the purchase, sale, and financing of multi-family properties, including transactions involving multiple properties.

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  • WRVB | The Bright Light of the Corporate Transparency Act
    October 11, 2023
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    September 20, 2023

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  • The Bright Light of the Corporate Transparency Act
    September 20, 2023