Blake Feikema

Practices

Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2014, magna cum laude; SMU Law Review Association

B.S., Business Administration, University of Southern California, 2011, Minor in History

  • Judicial Extern to the Honorable Barbara Houser, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, August-November 2012
  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Christopher Wilmoth, Probate Court No.2, Dallas County, May-July 2012

Admissions

Texas, 2014

Profile

Blake Feikema represents national banks, regional banks, alternative lenders and commercial borrowers in a range of commercial lending transactions, including subscription secured credit facilities, syndicated credit facilities, mortgage warehouse loans, acquisition financing and loans secured by unique collateral. Blake’s technical analysis and collaborative and practical approach help his clients achieve their goals, anywhere from acquiring fabrication services companies to financing global private equity real estate funds. He diligently works to understand his client’s needs and provide specific, actionable solutions. Prior to joining the firm, Blake interned with the Honorable Barbara Houser, Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, and the Honorable Christopher Wilmoth, Judge of Probate Court Number 2 in Dallas County, Texas.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • Case Note, Federal Tort Claims Act—Seventh Circuit’s LeGrande Opinion is Almost a Knockout, 78 J. AIR L. & COM. 181 (2013).

Client Focus

Labor and Employment

Acquisition of Texas Emergency Care Centers and ER Centers of America

Haynes and Boone represented Premier One Emergency Centers, LLC d/b/a Family 24-Hour ER + Urgent Care, LLC in the acquisition of Texas Emergency Care Centers and ER Centers of America, along with the debt financing and private securities offerings related thereto.

Selected Client Representations

  • Representation of a global banking institution as agent in a $1.2 billion multi-currency, multi-jurisdictional capital commitment subscription-secured credit facility for a global real estate investment management firm
  • Representation of a global banking institution as agent in a $250 million capital commitment subscription-secured credit facility for a national private equity real estate fund
  • Representation of a regional bank with negotiating, documenting and closing a mortgage warehouse credit facility with a national mortgage originator
  • Representation of private equity firm in its acquisition of a market-leading hair products supplier and related acquisition financing from senior and subordinated secured loans
  • Representation of a global banking institution as agent in a $170 million capital commitment subscription-secured credit facility for a global private equity real estate fund
  • Representation of a regional bank with negotiating, documenting and closing a mortgage servicing rights credit facility for a national mortgage servicing company
  • Representation of private equity firm in its acquisition of a manufacturer of specialty paper and related acquisition financing from senior and subordinated secured loans collateralized by real and personal property

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