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.
Joshua M. FarberJoshua Farber Clark Hill
Joshua M. Farber
Joshua M. Farber is a member of Clark Hill's Real Estate Practice and Real Estate Development group and General Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions group. Josh focuses his practice on commercial real estate development and leasing projects as well as a wide range of legal matters including mergers and acquisitions, formation and structuring of business entities, private equity and venture capital transactions, securities offerings and disclosure compliance, and general corporate transactions.
Josh’s real estate practice focuses primarily in the areas of real estate acquisition, leasing and development including the sale, leasing and purchase of office buildings, shopping centers, manufacturing facilities, apartment complexes and planned community projects. Josh’s real estate experience also includes representing real estate companies in tax assessment appeals and land use and zoning matters. Josh also has advised both property owners and energy companies in the sale, leasing, and assignment of mineral rights.
Josh has a wide range of experience representing buyers and sellers in complex acquisition transactions, including mergers, stock purchases, and asset purchases in the real estate, manufacturing, construction, retail and printing industries. In the area of private equity and venture capital, Josh's experience includes drafting of private placement memoranda, preparation of shareholders and operating agreements, securities law compliance, and counseling both the management of and investors in such entities.
Josh advises established and emerging businesses on the various issues faced throughout a company’s life cycle, including formation, capitalization, equity investment, commercial transactions, debt financing, acquisitions, divestitures and succession planning. Josh has counseled numerous parties through the formation and structuring of new entities and ventures, and has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating limited liability company agreements, partnership agreements, buy-sell agreements and other organizational documents. Josh also assists entities in compliance with corporate formalities and business law requirements.
Josh has been selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition from 2014 through 2020.
Publications & Presentations
- The Legal Intelligencer, "The Evolving State of Pa. Property Tax Assessment Appeals," January 2020.
- Roundtable Leader, 2014 and 2015 International Council of Shopping Centers OKIMP Law Conference.
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Selling assets in Bankruptcy,” Wednesday, March 18, 2009.
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Court Strikes down Contract Set-Asides,” Wednesday, February 11, 2009.
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Bankruptcies Soar in 2008,” Wednesday, February 04, 2009.
- Pennsylvania Bar Institute - Preparing LLC Documents
- National Business Institute - Retail, Office and Restaurant Leases
- National Business Institute - Commercial Lease Disputes
- National Business Institute - Commercial Leases: Negotiating Key Provisions