Chris S. Mehring

Partner

Chris S. Mehring

Partner

Milwaukee Office

316 North Milwaukee Street
Suite 201
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 982 - 4020

Chicago Office

208 South LaSalle St
Suite 1750
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 337 - 7700
  • Summary

    Chris S. Mehring is an attorney in the Milwaukee, Chicago and Detroit offices of Goldstein & McClintock. Mr. Mehring has practiced law for over 15 years, focusing his practice primarily on finance transactions in the areas of commercial real estate and asset based and tax exempt (NMTC) lending. In addition, Mr. Mehring has extensive experience with various Small Business Administration (SBA) financing programs, including representing local CDCs on their SBA 504 loans as well as having prepared and reviewed SBA 7(a) loan packages and guaranty requests on behalf of lenders.

    Mr. Mehring represents several national, regional, and local banking institutions and borrowers in documenting, negotiating, and closing loan transactions. These loans include term loans, construction loans, equipment loans, syndicated multi-agented loans, SBA 7(a) and 504 loans, and loan modifications. Mr. Mehring also represents various lenders in their forbearance agreements and workout situations with their customers.

    Finally, Mr. Mehring represents a nationwide moving company acting as outside general counsel. This work includes contractual negotiations with its agents and third party vendors, financing arrangements with its lenders, and compliance issues with the regulatory agency of the household goods industry. Mr. Mehring also performs general real estate work, assisting clients with all steps of sophisticated real estate transactions, from negotiating purchase and lease agreements to overseeing closings.

  • Background

    Prior to joining Goldstein & McClintock, Mr. Mehring worked for Mallery & Zimmerman S.C. and most recently, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, each in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Additional past experience includes attorney positions at Katten Muchin Rosenman and Goldberg Kohn, each in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Representative Matters

    • Represented a developer in issuing an enforceability opinion for a NMTC transaction to build a new industrial building in Milwaukee County.
    • Represented a developer in issuing an enforceability opinion for a NMTC transaction to build a new hotel in Milwaukee County.
    • Represented a regional bank in a $71 million co-agented commercial real estate transaction for an office building in the Midwest.
    • Represented a regional bank in a $31 million syndicated agented loan transaction for a commercial real estate apartment project in Illinois.
    • Represented a regional bank in over 30 new or modified commercial real estate loans over the last year.
    • Represented a non-profit CDC in documenting over 250 SBA 504 loans during his career.
    • Represented borrowers in $11 million new market tax credits transactions in the renovation of a downtown building in Milwaukee for a school of arts and multi-tenant purpose.
    • Represented a nationwide moving company in the acquisition of six Texas companies and the sale of a division of the company.
    • Represented developer in negotiating the purchase of a commercial property.
    • Represented buyer in the stock purchase of an audio modification company.
  • Court Admissions

    • State Bar of Wisconsin
    • State Bar of Illinois
    • State Bar of Michigan
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Organizations

    • Commercial Finance Association (Midwest)
    • Commercial Association of Realtors (Wisconsin)
    • American Moving and Storage Association
    • Village of Fox Point Foundation Board, President
    • Summit Educational Association, Board Member
  • Education

    • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1997
    • University of Detroit-Mercy, London Law Program, 1996
    • University of Wisconsin, B.A., with Distinction, 1993
  • Practice Areas

Chris S. Mehring is an attorney in the Milwaukee, Chicago and Detroit offices of Goldstein & McClintock. Mr. Mehring has practiced law for over 15 years, focusing his practice primarily on finance transactions in the areas of commercial real estate and asset based and tax exempt (NMTC) lending. In addition, Mr. Mehring has extensive experience with various Small Business Administration (SBA) financing programs, including representing local CDCs on their SBA 504 loans as well as having prepared and reviewed SBA 7(a) loan packages and guaranty requests on behalf of lenders.

Mr. Mehring represents several national, regional, and local banking institutions and borrowers in documenting, negotiating, and closing loan transactions. These loans include term loans, construction loans, equipment loans, syndicated multi-agented loans, SBA 7(a) and 504 loans, and loan modifications. Mr. Mehring also represents various lenders in their forbearance agreements and workout situations with their customers.

Finally, Mr. Mehring represents a nationwide moving company acting as outside general counsel. This work includes contractual negotiations with its agents and third party vendors, financing arrangements with its lenders, and compliance issues with the regulatory agency of the household goods industry. Mr. Mehring also performs general real estate work, assisting clients with all steps of sophisticated real estate transactions, from negotiating purchase and lease agreements to overseeing closings.

Prior to joining Goldstein & McClintock, Mr. Mehring worked for Mallery & Zimmerman S.C. and most recently, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, each in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Additional past experience includes attorney positions at Katten Muchin Rosenman and Goldberg Kohn, each in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Represented a developer in issuing an enforceability opinion for a NMTC transaction to build a new industrial building in Milwaukee County.
  • Represented a developer in issuing an enforceability opinion for a NMTC transaction to build a new hotel in Milwaukee County.
  • Represented a regional bank in a $71 million co-agented commercial real estate transaction for an office building in the Midwest.
  • Represented a regional bank in a $31 million syndicated agented loan transaction for a commercial real estate apartment project in Illinois.
  • Represented a regional bank in over 30 new or modified commercial real estate loans over the last year.
  • Represented a non-profit CDC in documenting over 250 SBA 504 loans during his career.
  • Represented borrowers in $11 million new market tax credits transactions in the renovation of a downtown building in Milwaukee for a school of arts and multi-tenant purpose.
  • Represented a nationwide moving company in the acquisition of six Texas companies and the sale of a division of the company.
  • Represented developer in negotiating the purchase of a commercial property.
  • Represented buyer in the stock purchase of an audio modification company.
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • State Bar of Illinois
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Commercial Finance Association (Midwest)
  • Commercial Association of Realtors (Wisconsin)
  • American Moving and Storage Association
  • Village of Fox Point Foundation Board, President
  • Summit Educational Association, Board Member
  • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1997
  • University of Detroit-Mercy, London Law Program, 1996
  • University of Wisconsin, B.A., with Distinction, 1993