Natalie Cheung is an Associate in Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Business Transactions practice group. Clients turn to Natalie for representation on corporate and real estate matters, including real estate sales and acquisitions and loan transactions.
In her corporate practice, Natalie assists clients with entity selection and formation, governing documents, general commercial contracts and other transactional documents. Natalie’s real estate practice includes representing lenders and borrowers in secured lending transactions involving all types of commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, financing, and leasing of apartment buildings, office buildings, retail centers, and other mixed use projects. She also advises clients on franchise agreements, disclosure documents, and compliance with the Federal Trade Commission’s franchise and business opportunity regulations.
- Advised a construction company on entity selection and formation, including drafting of the company’s operating agreement, employment agreements, employee handbook, and construction contracts
- Counseled a limited liability company in connection with a workout transaction including review of the asset purchase agreement and ancillary contracts
- Assisted a limited liability company in the refinancing of $3.2 million in debt obligations
- Counseled an Ohio restaurant franchisor in connection with leasing transactions and compliance with federal and state franchise and business opportunity law
- Represented a non-profit corporation in all phases of business formation, including review of IRS Form 1023, preparation of bylaws, service agreements, and lease agreements
- Assisted for-profit corporate clients with all aspects of business formation, including preparation of the code of regulations and bylaws, corporate authorizations and resolutions, stock redemption agreements, and contracts related to private stock issuance
- Represented institutional lender in $6 million loan for acquisition of real estate and development of residential subdivision
- Represented lender in $10 million loan for construction and development of retail building
- Represented lender in $7.6 million loan for acquisition and construction of multi-use development
- Author, "Defining Intellectual Disability and Establishing a Standard of Proof: Suggestions for a National Model Standard," Health Matrix Journal of Law-Medicine, Vol. 23, 317, April 2013