GH&A welcomes Meredith Bates as a new associate. Ms. Bates focuses her practice on a variety of different financing and real estate transactions, representing numerous financial institutions and business entities, both private and public. She represents both lenders and borrowers in connection with the acquisition, sale, development, construction, and financing of raw land and improved property, including office buildings, apartments, condominiums, retail shopping centers and industrial office parks. Her representation of lenders in commercial loan transactions involves various types of collateral, including real estate, equipment, accounts, inventory, and entity membership interests.
Ms. Bates received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas, magna cum laude in 1997 and a J.D. from South Texas College of Law, summa cum laude in 2002.
Ms. Bates is Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and will be working primarily in the firm’s Bay Area Houston office.