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Julie C. Berson

Julie is an associate in the Business and Finance Department and a member of the Firm’s Real Estate Group.  Julie’s practice includes leasing, ground leasing, condominiums, and property acquisitions.  She also has extensive experience in the area of financing, having represented both borrowers and lenders in connection with the origination, acquisition, syndication and disposition of mortgage loans, leasehold financings and subordinate debt, lines of credit, post-closing modifications, and loan sales and purchases.

 

Julie C. Berson

Associate
Business and Finance Department
267.443.4122
jberson@kleinbard.com

Education

Temple University (JD, magna cum laude, 2011)
Temple Law Review
2009 Intra-school Client Counseling Competition Semifinalist

Connecticut College (BA, cum laude, 2006)

Professional Highlights

Professional Associations

Julie serves as a member of PIDC’s loan committee, where she assists with the review and approval of their loans to local businesses, developers and non-profits.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Kleinbard, Julie was an associate at Dechert LLP in the Finance and Real Estate Group.  She served as a law clerk to Judge Pollak, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and to Judge Shapiro, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a U.S. and European bank syndicate in connection with US$760 million acquisition financing secured by five regional shopping malls located in Ohio, California and Washington, where the loan was later securitized in a single-asset, stand-alone transaction.
  • Represented a U.S. bank in connection with US$85 million acquisition financing secured by hotel resort property located on Paradise Island, Bahamas.
  • Represented a U.S. and European bank syndicate in connection with the origination and securitization of a mortgage loan and mezzanine loan in the aggregate amount of US$652.5 million secured by 135 limited service hotel properties located in 21 states.

Julie C. Berson

Associate
Business and Finance Department
267.443.4122
jberson@kleinbard.com

Julie is an associate in the Business and Finance Department and a member of the Firm’s Real Estate Group.  Julie’s practice includes leasing, ground leasing, condominiums, and property acquisitions.  She also has extensive experience in the area of financing, having represented both borrowers and lenders in connection with the origination, acquisition, syndication and disposition of mortgage loans, leasehold financings and subordinate debt, lines of credit, post-closing modifications, and loan sales and purchases.

 

Representative Matters

  • Represented a U.S. and European bank syndicate in connection with US$760 million acquisition financing secured by five regional shopping malls located in Ohio, California and Washington, where the loan was later securitized in a single-asset, stand-alone transaction.
  • Represented a U.S. bank in connection with US$85 million acquisition financing secured by hotel resort property located on Paradise Island, Bahamas.
  • Represented a U.S. and European bank syndicate in connection with the origination and securitization of a mortgage loan and mezzanine loan in the aggregate amount of US$652.5 million secured by 135 limited service hotel properties located in 21 states.

Education

Temple University (JD, magna cum laude, 2011)
Temple Law Review
2009 Intra-school Client Counseling Competition Semifinalist

Connecticut College (BA, cum laude, 2006)

Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Professional Highlights

Professional Associations

Julie serves as a member of PIDC’s loan committee, where she assists with the review and approval of their loans to local businesses, developers and non-profits.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Kleinbard, Julie was an associate at Dechert LLP in the Finance and Real Estate Group.  She served as a law clerk to Judge Pollak, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and to Judge Shapiro, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.