Cory Feldman

Practices

Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2009, cum laude; SMU Law Review

B.S., Communications Studies, University of Texas at Austin, 2006, Minor in Business Foundations; with highest honors

Admissions

Texas, 2009

Profile

Cory Feldman has represented lenders and borrowers in connection with structuring, negotiating and documenting financing transactions, including a variety of real estate-secured financings, syndicated credit facilities, merger and acquisition financings, and unsecured investment grade facilities.

Cory advises lenders and borrowers in connection with construction loans and permanent real estate-secured loans. Cory also represents individual banks as well as lead agents and arrangers in syndicated credit transactions. She also represents private equity sponsors in leveraged financings to acquire or recapitalize their portfolio companies. Cory has worked on billions of dollars of credit facilities to real estate investment trusts and insurance companies.

Cory is involved in the community including as a board member of Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas and American Jewish Committee (Dallas Region), and as a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Business Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, Women’s Finance Exchange, Ben-Gurion Society, Cardozo Society, and Mustang Mentor Exchange. Cory also served as secretary and treasurer of the Texas Business Law Foundation.

Professional Recognition

  • Included in Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, for Banking in 2015-2018
  • Outstanding Attorney Under 40 Cardozo Society Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, 2014

Honors

Super Lawyers

Haynes and Boone Lawyers Selected as Texas Rising Stars 2018

Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2018, published by Thomson Reuters, has recognized 35 Haynes and Boone lawyers as up-and-coming practitioners in the state.

Selected Client Representations

  • Representation of lenders and borrowers in connection with over 50 real estate acquisition financings and constructions loans with respect to industrial warehouses, hotels, and office buildings in multiple states, including subsequent transfers of projects or ownership interests therein.
  • Representation of lead agent in documenting and closing $800 million worth of revolving credit facilities to an investment grade insurance company and its affiliates.
  • Representation of a private equity firm in its acquisition of a wine distribution business and related acquisition financing of $188.35 million revolving credit and term loan facility.
  • Representation of lead agent in documenting and closing a $500 million revolving credit facility to an investment grade insurance company and its affiliate.
  • Representation of lead agent in connection with a $150 million revolving credit facility provided to a lodging real estate investment trust and its operating partnership secured by equity interests in certain subsidiaries.
  • Representation of lead agent in documenting and closing multicurrency liquidity credit facilities aggregating more than $3 billion to a credit card company.
  • Representation of lead agent in documenting and closing a $150 million revolving credit facility to a publicly-traded real estate investment trust focused on investing opportunistically in the hospitality industry.
  • Representation of a private equity firm in its acquisition of a fineblanked and stamped metal components business and related acquisition financing of $125 million revolving credit and term loan facility.
  • Representation of a private equity firm in its acquisition of a business involved in the manufacture and sale of plastic containers for greenhouse and nursery growers and related acquisition financing of $72 million revolving credit and term loan facility.
  • Representation of South African fishing company in its acquisition of a fish processing business and related acquisition financing of $161.75 million revolving credit and term loan facility.
Cory Feldman

Cory Feldman in Law.com: How I Made Partner

Law.com featured Haynes and Boone Partner Cory Feldman in a Q&A about her promotion to partner in 2018.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “Special Issues in Real Estate Loans: Bad Boy Guaranty Agreements and High Volatility Commercial Real Estate Requirements,” speaker, presented as in-house CLE, February 8, 2017.
  • “Day in the Life of a Transactional Attorney,” panelist, Southern Methodist University, February 22, 2016.
  • “Real Estate Secured Lending,” speaker, presented to Bank of America, September 30, 2015.
  • “Credit Agreements 101,” speaker, presented to Bank of America, May 7, 2014.
  • “The 2010 Amendments to UCC Article 9,” speaker, presented as in-house CLE, June 13, 2013.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Board member, Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas
  • Board member, American Jewish Committee (Dallas Region)
  • Past Treasurer and Secretary, Texas Business Law Foundation
  • Business Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Women’s Finance Exchange
  • Ben-Gurion Society
  • Cardozo Society
  • Mustang Mentor Exchange

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