Brian Farnan Honored by Best Lawyers® as 2022 Commercial Finance “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland August 20, 2021

Brian Farnan, Principal
Brian Farnan was named 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Commercial Finance Law in Cleveland by Best Lawyers®.

McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA is pleased to announce that principal attorney Brian P. Farnan has been named to Cleveland, Ohio’s “Lawyer of the Year” for Commercial Finance Law in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.  His practice focuses on real estate and commercial lending, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, capital formation and general corporate law.

Farnan has extensive real estate lending experience representing lending institutions, (including banks, life insurance companies, etc.) and borrowers in the negotiation and documentation of construction, permanent, mezzanine, tax credit (historic and new markets) real estate financing and related loan restructuring/forbearance transactions.  He has diligently represented National City Bank and now, PNC Bank, in connection with over one hundred real estate transactions over the previous decade.  Farnan also regularly represents financial institutions and borrowers on acquisition and other commercial financing transactions, including loan restructuring/forbearance transactions.

In addition, Farnan’s experience includes representing clients on real estate transactions, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, entity formation, contract negotiation and general corporate matters. Farnan has been recognized by Best Lawyers® since 2021.

“This is a great honor for Brian and a great honor for our firm,” said Rob Glickman, the firm’s Managing Principal. “All of our firm attorneys recognized on the Best Lawyers List or as Lawyer of Year are perfect examples how we deliver more value and success for our clients, across-the-board.  That’s the key to our core message – when you expect more, you get more at McCarthy Lebit. “

Founded in 1981 the Best Lawyers® Peer Review Guide is based on an exhaustive annual peer-review survey. Because of the rigorous and transparent methodology used by Best Lawyers®, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in the publication is considered a singular honor.

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