Ralph B. Bekkevold has wide-ranging experience in real estate, finance, banking, workout and general business transactions. Ralph's background includes years of experience as a partner at a major international law firm and as an officer at two money center banking institutions. Ralph represents real estate developers, investors, financial institutions and borrowing entities in all forms of real estate transactions and financings including, but not limited to, acquisitions, dispositions, investments, JVs, development, leasing, construction, credit origination, workouts and restructuring of troubled credits, multi-bank syndications and participations and litigation-bankruptcy support. Ralph is also experienced in representing businesses in general corporate and transactional issues.
Areas of Concentration
Awards & Recognition
•Listed, Daily Business Review, Top Dealmaker, 2014
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law - Litigation, 2008-2015
•Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011-2013 and 2015
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
•Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010 and 2013
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
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Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Featured, 10-Year Relationship Lets Greenberg Attorney Close on Setai, Daily Business Review, March 10, 2015
•Featured, Sealing the Deal, Law360, December 2013
•Dual Nationality, United States and Switzerland
•Former Vice President, NCNB National Bank (predecessor to Bank of America)
•Former Corporate Banking Officer, Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company (predecessor to JP Morgan Chase)