Timothy Bryan, Chairman of the Firm’s Commercial Finance Practice Group, provides his clients with creative and cost-effective solutions to their legal and business matters. During his 30-year legal career, Tim has amassed significant knowledge in the corporate finance arena, concentrating on commercial finance transactions ranging from $5 million to in excess of $500 million across a myriad of industries such as manufacturing and distribution, healthcare and biotech, telecommunications and IT, government contracting, media and marketing, cannabis and other business services.
Tim represents banks, commercial finance companies, debt funds, alternative capital providers, equity sponsors and portfolio companies in a wide range of senior and subordinated debt transactions from term sheet to final documentation. His expertise includes cash flow loans, asset-based lending, mezzanine finance and unitranche lending. He also advises private equity funds and middle-market companies in investments and acquisitions and works with lending professionals and in-house counsel to improve their internal forms and procedures for successful and efficient lending practices.
Prior to joining Shulman Rogers, Tim was a partner at several international law firms including: Duane Morris LLP, where he was Chair of the Private Equity Finance Group; Patton Boggs LLP, as Co-Chair of the Finance and Bankruptcy Group; and DLA Piper LLP, where he was a corporate partner in the Finance and Emerging Companies Practice Groups. His experience as the general counsel of an international telecommunications company provides him with a unique perspective on challenges facing both lenders and borrowers.