Sandy practices in the real estate, finance and corporate areas of the firm. In real estate, she has extensive experience in all types of transactions involving everything from single sites to hundreds of properties in complex transactions, including retail, office, industrial and multifamily properties. She has handled commercial lease, sale and purchase transactions on a local and national basis for clients of the firm. In the corporate and finance area, Sandy's experience includes a wide variety of commercial banking and lending transactions as well as representing clients in the sale/purchase of ongoing businesses, specific asset acquisitions and divestitures, and proving advice on general corporate matters.

Sandy's practice includes the following:

Commercial Real Estate - Representation of national clients in connection with the leasing, acquisition and operation of sites on a national basis, as well as title and survey analysis and advice and consultation regarding general property issues.

Commercial Lending - Representation of borrowers and lenders in real estate and asset-based lending transactions, including single-lender and multibank syndications.

General Corporate; Commercial Transactions - Preparation of incorporation/formation documents, general contract review, corporate record review/analysis and multistate license/permitting projects.

Contract Negotiation - Sandy routinely negotiates contracts for her business clients, including vendor and service contracts, master services agreements, noncompete agreements, confidentiality agreements, nondisclosure agreements, consulting agreements and supply agreements.

Mergers and Acquisitions - Representation of buyers and sellers in asset acquisitions and divestitures in a variety of industries.

Representative Matters

Representation of lead bank in $335,000,000 syndicated credit facility secured by 165 properties located in 31 states.

Purchase of nine independent insurance agencies located across the country.

$60,000,000 sale of ongoing business operations of 54 gas stations/convenience stores located in Oklahoma.

Sale of bottle seal/liner manufacturing company based in Florida.

Sale of ongoing business operations of acute care hospitals located in California and Missouri.

Purchase of scrap metal recycling and new steel distribution business located in Kansas.

Transfer of more than 500 owned and leased retail sites in conjunction with a $2.2 billion securitization. 

Sale of farming equipment dealership located in Idaho.Purchase of triathlon organization and production business located in California.

Purchase of asphalt paving and road/site construction company based in Kansas.

Sale of equipment manufacturer/distributor located in Florida.

Transfer of more than 400 leased and owned restaurant sites located in a variety of states in conjunction with client's multi-phase refranchising efforts.

Sale of two independent GIS mapping service businesses located in Missouri and Kansas, respectively.

Representation of lead bank in $117,000,000 syndicated credit facility secured by 96 commercial properties located in 30 states.

$7,500,000 sale of hotel conference center/shopping center.

Sale of equity interests in dairy farm business based in Missouri.

Representation of sublessee in conjunction with sublease of 900,000+ square foot industrial building located in South Carolina.

Representation of lead bank in $1,225,000,000 unsecured syndicated credit facility.


When Deals and Disputes are Different - Contract Planning & Best Practices, Colorado ACC Webinar, November 16, 2023.

Drafting & Negotiating Contracts – What’s the Ethics in That?, Colorado ACC Webinar, December 2, 2020.

Considerations for Commercial Borrowers in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, TFB Webinar, April 28, 2020.

Media Coverage

If You’re a Business Owner on Probation, Don’t Bother to Apply for COVID-19 Relief Loans, NPR, April 15, 2020.