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David K. Conrad

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). His 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, OSU Law School, Columbus, Ohio – Construction Financing
  • Annual presentation - "Legal Update: Six Topics in Six Minutes", presented at the National Association of Industrial Office & Properties (Central Ohio) Six Pack
  • Real Property Institute "Commercial Real Estate Transaction -- Negotiating Letters of Intent and Purchase Contracts," February 12, 2012

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Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Member, Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations

Awards & Recognition

  • Super Lawyer, Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004-2015
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (real estate law) 1995-2015; 2012 Columbus Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate
  • Recognized by ChambersUSA in Real Estate Law with a Band 2 ranking, 2008-2014

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  • The Ohio State University College of Law (J.D., 1980); Order of the Coif; Ohio State Law Journal; The Ohio State University College of Law Award for Academic Excellence
  • Kenyon College (A.B., summa cum laude, 1977); Phi Beta Kappa