Wesley King is an associate in Frandzel's transactional group. Mr. King focuses his practice on real estate transactions and finance, financial services, commercial loan documentation, and unique financial transactions. Mr. King has successfully closed a variety of complex financial matters, including leveraged ESOP transactions, business acquisitions, municipal bond offerings, warehouse lines of credit, agricultural financings, and other secured transactions. Moreover, Mr. King has handled a wide variety of business and real estate matters, including purchase and sale agreements, commercial leases, construction contracts, service agreements, and other business matters.
Before joining Frandzel, Mr. King practiced in public finance, facilities, and real estate transactions, and handled municipal bond and real estate litigation for public schools. This past litigation experience informs Mr. King's transactional practice, making him a more comprehensive advisor and advocate for his clients. Prior to practicing law, Mr. King worked for several commercial real estate developers and hedge funds, giving him a keen insight in his current clients' business needs.
Mr. King is active in the Greater Los Angeles legal community. In 2016, Mr. King served as President of the LGBT Lawyers Association of Los Angeles. He remains active in the legal community, regularly speaks at local law schools, mentors law students, and participates in pro bono activities.
Real Estate Finance & Transactions
California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, B.S., Business Administration, Finance Concentration; Minor, Real Property Development, 2008
Pepperdine University School of Law, Juris Doctor; Certificate in Entrepreneurship and the Law, Securities and Real Estate Concentration, 2011
State Bar of California, 2011
United States District Court, Southern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California
MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS
Los Angeles County Bar Association
San Fernando Valley Bar Association
National Association of Bond Lawyers
LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles
Represented the lender in a $6 million leveraged-ESOP transaction for a California-based construction company.
Represented the mortgage lender in a $100 million warehouse line of credit transaction.
Represented the purchaser in a $16 million private activity bond transaction for a private school.
Represented the lender in a $23 million leveraged buy-out and subsequent business acquisition for a national construction company.
Represented the lender in a $7 million construction financing transaction for mixed-use real estate development.
Represented the buyer in a $100 million office park transaction.
Represented the issuer in a $70 million municipal bond offering.
Represented a public school district in a $15 million solar power purchase agreement and site lease.
Represented a public school district in a $12 million lease-leaseback construction financing transaction.