Rick Franklin is a member of Winstead’s Real Estate Finance, Default Resolution & Servicing Practice Group. He has experience representing conduit lenders in multiple CMBS loan origination deals (including permanent and mezzanine financing) secured by fee simple and leasehold estates in multifamily, commercial and industrial properties. Rick also has experience with special servicing workouts, including loan assumptions, non-judicial foreclosures, note sales and forbearance/workout agreements. He also has extensive experience representing real estate developers with the acquisition of raw land, development and disposition of retail, office and commercial properties.
Prior to attending law school, Rick served six years in the United States Marine Corps infantry. His deployments included WESTPAC assignment on the USS Peleliu; Desert Shield/Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and domestic assignment quelling the 1992 riots in Los Angeles.