July 09, 2015

Shapiro Sher's Banking & Financial Services Group adds new attorney

J. Patrick Gill joins Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler as an associate in the firm's growing Banking & Financial Services Group.

Mr. Gill represents local, community, and regional banks and other financial institutions in connection with commercial finance transactions and loan workouts. He counsels lenders in structuring, negotiating, documenting, and closing a variety of finance transactions, including real estate acquisition and development, construction lending, and secured and unsecured lines of credit. He has also documented complex commercial loan restructurings and forbearance agreements, handled the liquidation of collateral, and otherwise enforced security interests on behalf of creditors.

Mr. Gill graduated magna cum laude in 2009 from the University of Baltimore School of Law. During law school, he served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Richard D. Bennett in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Following graduation, Mr. Gill served as a law clerk to the Honorable H. Patrick Stringer, Jr., of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County.

Mr. Gill also worked as an associate for more than four years at a Maryland law firm representing national and regional banks in connection with commercial finance transactions and commercial loan workouts before joining Shapiro Sher.