Bradley Expands Real Estate and Finance Practices with Addition of Six Attorneys in Tennessee

Photo caption: Top row: Taylor P. Scott, John P. McGehee, and Kyra F. Howell; Bottom row: Kacie McRee, Mary O’Kelley, and Elizabeth E. Sauer

NASHVILLE, TN—Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce a major expansion of its national real estate and finance practices with the addition of partners Elizabeth C. Sauer, Mary O’Kelley, Kacie McRee and John P. McGehee, counsel Kyra F. Howell, and associate Taylor P. Scott.

All six attorneys join Bradley from Baker Donelson.

Ms. Sauer advises investors, developers, managers, owner-operators, and lenders in large-scale, multi-state portfolio transactions, as well as single-asset deals. She has significant transactional experience with medical office buildings and condominiums; hospitals, outpatient clinics and surgery centers; skilled nursing facilities; assisted living facilities, memory care centers and independent living facilities; warehouse distribution centers and manufactured homes; and multifamily housing and hotels.

Ms. O’Kelley focuses her practice on long term care transactions, including financing, leasing, acquisitions and dispositions of long-term care and senior housing facilities. In particular, she represents national healthcare lenders in origination and servicing of balance sheet, bridge-to-agency and mezzanine loans.

Ms. McRee has a broad range of experience in real estate and corporate transactions, including representing both borrowers and lenders in real estate development transactions, commercial leasing and secured lending, as well as representing clients in corporate formations and corporate M&A.

Mr. McGehee has extensive experience representing lenders and borrowers in HUD-insured loan transactions for multifamily and senior housing facilities and the related asset management and servicing work. He has been counsel to lenders and borrowers in hundreds of HUD-insured loans.

Ms. Howell practices in the areas of commercial real estate and finance transactions. Her experience includes HUD transactions, as well as primary and mezzanine lending in bridge-to-HUD and standard commercial lending transactions.

Ms. Scott represents clients in real estate and finance transactions, long term care transactions and commercial leasing matters. Her practice includes real estate development transactions, commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, and loan modifications, as well as long term care transactions.

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