Jason M. Smith named Chair of Commercial Finance Practice Group

CLEVELAND, Dec. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald Hopkins is proud to announce that Jason M. Smith has been named the Chair of the firm's Commercial Finance Practice Group.

As Chair, Smith will be leading a team of experienced attorneys who represent a broad range of financial institutions and financial service providers. With expertise in a variety of legal areas, the Commercial Finance team works with clients on complex transactions throughout the life of their loan.

Smith is also a member of the Business Department and Real Estate Practice Group at McDonald Hopkins. He focuses his practice on commercial finance, real estate, and general corporate transactions, representing lenders, borrowers, entrepreneurs, and companies. His commercial finance experience includes assisting in the representation of lenders and borrowers in a variety of transactions including: commercial and industrial loan transactions; asset-based finance transactions; real estate acquisition, development, and construction loan transactions; and structured and mezzanine finance transactions. Smith has a diverse financial background, having worked in the securities industry as a portfolio analyst for a large investment firm prior to joining McDonald Hopkins.

Smith is a graduate of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, having earned his J.D., summa cum laude, in 2005. He received a B.S.B.A. from John Carroll University in 2000.

About the Commercial Finance Practice Group

Whether you are a bank, commercial finance company, hedge or private equity fund, or subordinated debt lender, our commercial finance attorneys can represent you. We advise lenders and borrowers in all aspects of senior and subordinated debt transactions.

About McDonald Hopkins

Founded in 1930, McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with locations in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. With more than 50 service and industry teams, we have the expertise and knowledge to meet the growing number of legal and business challenges our clients face. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit mcdonaldhopkins.com.

CONTACT:
Deborah W. Kelm
McDonald Hopkins LLC
600 Superior Avenue, East, Suite 2100
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Phone: 216.348.5733
Email: dkelm@mcdonaldhopkins.com

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