David K. Conrad

Partner

Biography

Dave Conrad is a partner in Bricker & Eckler's Real Estate group. His practice includes commercial real estate law/real estate and asset-based commercial lending and workout, emphasizing representation of financial institutions and developers in connection with commercial real estate loans, including hotels, office buildings, apartments, nursing homes, condominiums, and shopping centers. He represents construction and permanent mortgage lenders in negotiation and documentation of commercial loans (new and restructured). Dave's practice also includes general real estate matters, workout of troubled loans, negotiating and drafting of leases, acquisition and sales contracts, and lender liability litigation, with additional experience in the purchase and sale of loans and loan servicing, including loan participation agreements. He provides creative solutions to real estate matters throughout Ohio, the Midwest, and other parts of the country. 

Professional & Community Activities
  • Member, Counselors of Real Estate
Presentations & Published Works
  • Frequent guest lecturer, the OSU Moritz College of Law; Columbus, Ohio (Construction Financing)
  • Speaker, "Legal Update: Six Topics in Six Minutes," the National Association of Industrial Office & Properties (Central Ohio) Six Pack Annual Presentation
  • Speaker, "Commercial Real Estate Transaction -- Negotiating Letters of Intent and Purchase Contracts," Real Property Institute, February 12, 2012
  • Speaker, "Commercial Real Estate Transaction -- Financing," Real Property Institute, February 2, 2012
  • Speaker, "Commercial Real Estate Transaction -- General Due Diligence," Real Property Institute, February 2, 2012
  • Speaker, "Lending Issues Affecting Contractors," CFMA Panel Discussion, November 15, 2011
  • Speaker, "NetJets Case Study," OSU Law School, February 9 and November 15, 2011
  • Speaker, "Update on Title Insurance Issues," NAIOP Six Pack, March 6, 2011
  • Speaker, "Update on Current Central Ohio Mortgage Lending Trends," Real Property Institute, February 1, 2011
  • Speaker, "Current Commercial Mortgage Lending Trends in Central Ohio," Real Property Institute, Columbus Bar Association, February 5, 2009 and February 5, 2010
  • "Top Ten Bankruptcy Terms," the Bricker & Eckler LLP Central Ohio Lenders Seminar, February 12, 2009
  • Speaker, "Borrower's Perspective on Participations and Syndications," the Bricker & Eckler LLP Central Ohio Lenders Seminar, May 27, 2009
  • Speaker, "Top Ten Issues To Watch For When Using Pre-Printed Form Loan Documents," the Bricker & Eckler LLP Central Ohio Lenders Seminar, October 20, 2009
  • Speaker, "Loan Workouts: What to Do When a Borrower Defaults," the Bricker & Eckler LLP Central Ohio Lenders Seminar, September 2008
  • Speaker, "2006 Form Title Insurance Policy", the National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (Central Ohio), April, 2007
  • Speaker, "Commercial Real Estate Law Update," the Bricker & Eckler LLP Central Ohio Lenders Seminar, February 22, 2007
  • Speaker, "Commercial Real Estate Financing in Ohio," Lorman Seminar; Columbus, Ohio, October 12, 2005
  • Speaker, "Financing Alternative: 'TIC' Sale as it Affects Owner and Lender," the National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (Central Ohio) September 8, 2004
  • Speaker, "Mezzanine Financing," Real Property Institute, Columbus Bar Association, February 7, 2003
  • Speaker, "Commercial Lending Requirements and Loan Documentation In Ohio – Overview of Documentation And Closing Commercial Real Estate Loans and Cognovit Notes," Lorman Seminar; Columbus, Ohio, October 11, 2001
  • Speaker, "Keys to Success in a Real Estate Transaction in Ohio," National Business Institute Seminar; Columbus, Ohio, January 5, 2000 -
  • Speaker, "Ohio Commercial Real Estate Issues – Negotiation of Selected Provisions of Commercial Loan Documents," Lorman Seminar; Columbus, Ohio, November 9, 1995
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association; Columbus Bar Association
Awards & Recognition
  • Super Lawyer, Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004-2015
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (real estate law), 1995-2015; Columbus Lawyer of the Year (real estate), 2012
  • Recognized, ChambersUSA, Real Estate Law with a Band 2 ranking, 2008-2015
  • Ranked, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
Education
  • Kenyon College (A.B., summa cum laude, 1977); Phi Beta Kappa
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D., 1980); Order of the Coif; Ohio State Law Journal; Award for Academic Excellence
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