Derek J. Markle
Derek represents lending and financial institutions in all aspects of corporate, commercial, real estate and banking matters, including lending transactions, consultation and advice on transaction structuring, drafting and negotiation of loan documentation, analysis of title insurance issues and risks, intercreditor and participation agreements and related lending matters. Derek’s representation of these clients extends to workout and debt restructuring arrangements, including foreclosure, bankruptcy and litigation proceedings. Derek also represents lenders in all aspects of equipment finance transactions including negotiation and documentation of syndications and other lease related financing transactions.
Derek counsels clients on general corporate governance matters including business planning and structuring, choice of entity issues, and real estate issues that arise in the course of corporate transactions.
Derek also represents real estate investors and developers, as well as other individual and corporate clients in the negotiation and drafting of real estate contracts and documents, purchase and sale agreements, and transactions involving the acquisition and disposition of assets, including purchase, sale, construction, renovation and financing of all types of commercial real estate transactions, such as retail properties, residential development projects, office complex development projects, and other mixed-use properties.
Prior to joining McGrath McCall, Derek practiced at a boutique class action litigation firm where he represented financial institutions and businesses in complex class action and other litigation throughout the country arising from antitrust and competition and privacy and data security law.
Derek graduated magna cum laude from Saint Francis University in 2013 and obtained his Juris Doctor from the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University in 2016. Derek is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.
In his free time, Derek enjoys cooking, golfing, skiing and biking and is an avid Penn State football fan.
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