Ralph B. Bekkevold

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Financial Institutions
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0625
Fax: 305.579.0717
University Rutgers University, B.A., Economics, 1979; Adelphi University, M.B.A., with distinction, 1981
Law SchoolUniversity of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1988
Admitted1988, Florida

Professional & Community Involvement

•Adjunct Professor, University of Miami School of Law
•Board Member, Junior Achievement
•Lacrosse Coach, Fundraiser and Volunteer, Coral Reef Senior High School
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, Cornell Universityand Cornell Hotel School Parents Association
•Member, Florida Bar Association
•Member, Fund for Florida International University, Executive Committee
•Parent Coach, Fundraiser and Volunteer, Palmer Trinity School Lacrosse Team
•Section Chair, United Way, Finance Committee
•Treasurer and Board Member, Family Counseling Services of Greater Miami
•Trustee Member, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
•Volunteer, George Washington Carver Middle School
•Volunteer, Habitat For Humanity
•Volunteer, Henry S. West Laboratory School
•Volunteer, Lawyers Legal Advice Clinic, Legal Services of Greater Miami
•Volunteer, Saint Augustine Catholic Church, Community Projects and Fundraising
•Volunteer, Saint Philip's Episcopal School, Fundraiser
•Volunteer, Sunset Elementary School, International Program

BornRockville Centre, New York, 1957

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.

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, Daily Business Review, Top Dealmaker, 2014
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law - Litigation, 2008-2015
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
•Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011, 2012 and 2013
•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

Noteworthy Experience
•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)

Areas of Concentration
•Real estate
•General corporate


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Office Information

Ralph B. Bekkevold

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131


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