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Gauweiler Named Banking/Commercial Lending Partner
December 08, East Meadow, NY – Heather L. Gauweiler (resident of Seaford), an associate in the Banking/Commercial Lending Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, has been elevated to Partner. Her practice concentrates on the representation of institutional and private lenders in all aspects of complex commercial real estate transactions and asset-based lending. She has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting a wide variety of financing arrangements to middle market and small business borrowers, including mortgage loans (both permanent and construction financings), revolving credit and term loan facilities, interest rate swap transactions, letter of credit transactions, government guaranteed loans offered through the U.S. Small Business Administration 504 and 7(a) loan programs and governmentally assisted financing arrangements commonly utilized in project development financings. She has represented lenders in various industry sectors, including not-for-profit, contractor, restaurants and healthcare.
Ms. Gauweiler earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Hofstra University School of Law, and her Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in sociology from SUNY Cortland. She is admitted to practice in the states of New York and New Jersey and is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association.
She has been named to the New York Metro Rising Stars list consecutively since 2016.
About Certilman Balin
Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, Long Island’s second largest full-service law firm, has offices in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Its 15 practice areas include: real estate, real property tax certiorari and condemnation, cooperative and condominium, land use, environmental law, corporate/securities, litigation, commercial lending, labor relations/employment law, bankruptcy and debtor/creditor rights, nonprofit/tax exempt and religious organizations, trusts and estates, elder law, telecommunications law, and criminal law.