Debra Diggs practices real estate law, with a primary focus on real estate finance transactions. She represents lenders and borrowers in transactions that include secured and unsecured single-lender and syndicated credit facilities, as well as workouts and restructurings. Debra also has experience drafting and negotiating leases, purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements, and hotel management agreements.
Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
Here are a few to get you started:
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