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Gavin P. Williams

Member
Office

Pittsburgh

One Oxford Centre
301 Grant St, 14th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Fax: 412.394.2555
Practice Areas
Banking & Finance
Areas of Emphasis
Commercial & Real Estate Finance
Industries
Banking
Education
J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2005
B.A., summa cum laude, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 2000
State Bar Licenses
Pennsylvania
Membership
Upper St. Clair High School, Varsity Basketball Coach Assistant
Super lawyers 2015

Gavin P. Williams

Member

Gavin P. Williams is a Member of the firm’s Banking & Finance Practice Group. His primary areas of practice are commercial and real estate finance including large syndicated loan transactions. During law school, Gavin served as an Intern in the Tort Litigation Unit for the Office of the Attorney General, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Gavin has been selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition, 2016 and  2017.

Publications/Presentations

“Liability Issues for the Team Physician and Health Care Provider,” College Athletic Trainers Society (CATS) 2005 Spring Symposium.

“Sexual Harassment in the Context of Athletics,” College Athletic Trainers Society (CATS) 2004 Annual Meeting.

Experiences

After 3 ½ years, the dogged prosecution of nine separate federal and state lawsuits In Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, and two late night closings, all involving seemingly intractable fraudulent transfer and lien priority issues, a multi-disciplinary team of Clark Hill lawyers recently concluded a massive commercial loan work-out for our Bank client that resulted in the recovery of substantially the entire eight figure, 10 year old debt owed by the Bank’s most recalcitrant borrower, with significant contributions from his foreign partners. 

Counsel to the agent in connection with a secured syndicated credit facility to finance the recapitalization of an NFL franchise. In addition to structuring, drafting and negotiating the loan documentation and performing the appropriate due diligence, we reviewed the NFL Constitution and ByLaws and the franchise agreement and negotiated a consent agreement with the NFL in connection with the same
Counsel to a financial institution in connection with the structuring, negotiation and documentation of a $20,400,000.00 credit facility provided to a corporation in order to repay existing indebtedness and to provide working capital for its coal and surface mining operations. The credit facility is secured by a general blanket lien on all assets of the corporation, as well as fee and leasehold mortgages on all real property owned or leased by the corporation in connection with their mining operations. The credit facility involved unique issues with respect to perfection of security interests in mineral reserves and as-extracted collateral, as well as nuances with respect to title in connection with surface and mining rights
Counsel to a financial institution in connection with the structuring, negotiation and documentation of a $5,500,000.00 revolving credit facility provided to a non-profit corporation in order to refinance existing obligations and provide general working capital to the corporation. The credit facility is secured by a general blanket lien on all assets of the corporation, including the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") commercial and non-commercial broadcast licenses with respect to the corporation, as well as the proceeds of any sale of such licenses. The credit facility involved unique issues with respect to the ability of lenders to take a security interest in FCC licenses, as well as issues with respect to a non-profit borrower
Counsel to a financial institution in connection with the structuring, negotiation and documentation of a $5,152,248.30 credit facility provided to the operating entity of a minor league baseball franchise. The credit facility is secured by a general blanket lien on all assets of the franchise, including revenue from ballpark concessions, as well as guaranties from all individual and entity investors. The credit facility involved a wide variety of issues with respect to the general rules governing minor league baseball franchises, player development contracts, ballpark leases and agreements, naming rights and television and radio broadcast rights