Michael F. O’Shea


Practice Areas: Banking/Commercial Lending Attorneys


Michael F. O’Shea, a partner in the Banking Department, concentrates on the documentation of credit facilities on behalf of institutional lenders. Among the types of transactions documented by this department are: revolving credit facilities, government sponsored or guaranteed facilities, asset based facilities, aircraft financings, ship mortgages, highly leveraged transactions, real estate mortgages and private bank facilities. Mr. O’Shea concentrates on the documentation of government guaranteed and government sponsored facilities, including U.S. Small Business Administration 7A and 504 loan programs.

He has represented lenders in connection with facilities involving the New York City Industrial Development Authority, New York State Medical Care Facilities Finance Agency, New York State Housing Finance Agency, New York State Affordable Housing Agency, State of New York Mortgage Agency, New York State Dormitory Authority, Empire State Certified Development Corporation, New York Business Development Corporation, Long Island Development Corporation, Town of Islip Industrial Development Authority, Greater Jamaica Development Corporation, Nassau County and Suffolk County. Documentation of loan participations among lenders are routinely handled by the lawyers in this department. Mr. O’Shea also has extensive experience in the documentation of credit facilities extended to not-for-profit entities and the formation and governance of not-for-profit entities.

A graduate of Marist College and Brooklyn Law School, he is a Vice President of the Catholic Child Care Society of the Diocese of Brooklyn and St. John’s Home for Boys. He is admitted to practice in the state of New York.