Ralph B. Bekkevold

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Miami,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone305.579.0500

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Financial Institutions
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0500
Fax: 305.579.0717
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Ralph-B-Bekkevold?wosView=website
 
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
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board Member, Junior Achievement

•Lacrosse Coach, Fundraiser and Volunteer, Coral Reef Senior High School

•Member, American Bar 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
 
Biography

Ralph B. Bekkevold has wide-ranging experience in finance, banking, real estate, 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 financial institutions and borrowing entities in credit originations, real estate development financings, workouts and restructuring of troubled credits, multi-bank syndications and participations, international trade finance, litigation-bankruptcy support, and bond-credit enhancement transactions. Ralph is also experienced representing real estate developers in commercial real estate transactions and represented businesses in general corporate and transactional issues.

Areas of Concentration

•Finance

•Banking

•General corporate

Other Experience

•Former Vice President, NCNB National Bank (predecessor to Bank of America)

•Former Corporate Banking Officer, Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company (predecessor to JP Morgan Chase)

Noteworthy Experience

•Dual Nationality, United States and Switzerland

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Featured, Sealing the Deal series,Law360, December 2013

Associated News & Events

Press-Releases

05.21.14 13 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized By Daily Business Review During Its 2014 Top Dealmakers Of The Year Awards Ceremony

12.09.13 Greenberg Traurig's Kerri L. Barsh, Ralph B. Bekkevold, Mark D. Bloom, and David A. Coulson Named 'Most Effective Lawyers' Finalists by Daily Business Review

01.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360

09.21.11 103 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Florida Listed In Best Lawyers in America 2012

06.11.10 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Honors in Real Estate from Prestigious Legal Ranking and Publication Chambers and Partners USA

06.21.04 Ralph Bekkevold Joins Greenberg Traurig LLP

 
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Ralph B. Bekkevold

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131




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