Edward J. Adkins

Edward J. Adkins is a partner of Markus Williams & Young LLC and primarily focuses his practice on a variety of commercial financing transactions, finance restructurings and general business representations. He has broad experience structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing syndicated and single lender transactions, senior and subordinated debt facilities, including revolving and term loans, asset based financings, secured and unsecured commercial loans, oil & gas production and reserve based loans, aircraft loans, dealer floor plan credit facilities, factoring transactions, real estate loans, construction financing, SBA 504 and 7A loans, loan workouts and restructurings. In addition, Ed has considerable experience in representing businesses and business owners in organizational matters (choice of entity, drafting operating, partnership, shareholder and joint venture agreements), operational matters (master services agreements, independent contractor agreements, codes of conduct and other internal policies) and acquisition/divesture matters (drafting and negotiating asset purchase, stock purchase and redemption agreements).

Representative Transactions

  • Represented sole arranger, administrative agent and syndication agent in the documentation of a $130 million syndicated revolving credit facility and a $10 million syndicated real estate term credit facility.
  • Represented secured lender in the documentation of a $30 million exploration and production revolving credit facility secured by personal and real property.
  • Represented sole arranger, administrative agent and syndication agent in the documentation of a $21 million syndicated term loan credit facility secured by real property.
  • Represented sole arranger, administrative agent and syndication agent in the documentation of an $80 million syndicated revolving credit facility.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of a $15 million real property construction credit facility.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of an $8 million in-fill construction credit facility.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of a $6.75 million credit facility to fund the acquisition of a hotel.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of a $5.5 million credit facility comprised of a term loan and a draw down loan.
  • Represented lender in documenting a $32 million vehicle floor plan credit facility to finance the acquisition and holding of rolling stock located at multiple locations in several states.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of a $17 million revolving credit facility secured by, among other collateral, rolling stock.
  • Represented agent and lender in the refinance and syndication of an $18 million term loan and revolving loan credit facility.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of a $15 million acquisition term loan secured by real estate.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of a $15 million draw down loan.
  • Represented lender in documenting the refinance of an $8.2 million loan secured by three fixed wing aircraft. Coordinated with local counsel with respect to compliance with the Cape Town Convention, the International Registry and recording documents with the Federal Aviation Administration.
  • Represented lender in documenting a series of fixed wing and helicopter aircraft loans totaling more than $15 million. Coordinated with local counsel with respect to compliance with the Cape Town Convention, the International Registry and recording documents with the Federal Aviation Administration.
  • Represented lender in documenting a $20 million revolving line of credit to support working capital needs.
  • Represented lender in documenting a $12 million revolving line of credit to support working capital needs and to fund growth of a franchisor.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of a $3.1 million real estate secured term loan.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of a $4 million term and revolving credit facility.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of a $3.8 million acquisition term loan and revolving credit facility.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of an $8 million term loan, draw down and revolving credit facility.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of a $3.5 million term loan, draw down and revolving credit facility.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of a $9 million term loan secured by real estate.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of an $8.5 million revolving loan and accounts receivable factoring facility.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of an $8 million term loan.
  • Represented lender in documenting a $5.4 million credit facility, consisting of a floor plan loan, a term loan and a revolving line of credit.
  • Represented lender in the documentation of a $3 million term loan and revolving credit facility.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Former Co-Chair of Financial Institution Subsection of the Business Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association
  • Supporter of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Men for the Cure and Children’s
    Hospital.
  • National Press Toastmasters
  • Big Brothers of the National Capital Area
  • Trout Unlimited
  • Denver Bar Association

Related Employment

  • Sherman & Howard LLC (merged with Cage Williams in 2007) (Member)
  • Relera Inc (Assistant General Counsel)
  • Hall & Evans LLC (Associate)
  • Gelt, Fleishman & Sterling PC (Associate)
Edward J. Adkins

Contact Information

Denver
303-830-0800
303-830-0809
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Education

  • University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, L.L.M., 1996
    (Advanced Tax Fellowship and member of Moot Court Team)
  • Washburn University School of Law, J.D., 1996
    (Member Washburn Law Journal)
  • New Mexico State University, B.A., 1988
    (Accounting and Finance)

Admissions

  • Colorado