Mary L. Aronov - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Mary L. Aronov

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 901-577-2223

Mary Aronov is a shareholder in the Memphis office of Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz.  She assists clients in structuring, documenting and negotiating commercial loans, commercial real estate acquisitions, leasing transactions, and general business transactions.  She has extensive experience in real estate loan transactions, and asset-based loan transactions, purchases and sales of commercial real estate, multi-state lending transactions, corporate finance deals, loan modifications, work-outs, foreclosures, and general commercial contracts and transactions. 

  Ms. Aronov serves as counsel to a number of banks and other financial institutions engaged in asset based lending, commercial real estate loans, construction loans, and loans secured by other types of collateral.  She also represents businesses in acquisitions of office buildings, manufacturing facilities, warehouse facilities, retail centers, assisted care facilities and other types of commercial properties.  She additionally assists businesses with their lending transactions and leases.  She provides local borrower's counsel opinions on Tennessee law for multi-state lending transactions and also provides other types of advice to out-of-state lenders seeking to do transactions in Tennessee.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBS 1973Radford UniversityMS 1975University of MemphisJ.D. 1983
Memphis and Shelby County Air Pollution Control Board (1997 – 1999)Leo Bearman Sr. American Inn of Court (2001 – 2005) Tennessee Bar Association Joint Task Force, 2011 - Adoption of 2010 Amendments to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code Memphis Bar Foundation American (Commercial Law and Real Estate and Probate Sections), Tennessee and Memphis Bar Associations

Case History

Recent Representative Matters
  • Represented hospital in the acquisition of a regional hospital.
  • Closed syndicated loan for national bank providing financing on 22 retail stores in four states.
  • Represented lender on multimillion dollar asset based loan secured by accounts, inventory and stock of company.
  • Closed revolving and term loan transaction for manufacturing facility secured by all tangible personal property of client, real property assets in several states, and stock of its subsidiaries located in various other countries.
  • Assisted health care client in the refinancing of six assisted care and nursing home facilities located in various states.
  • Served as lender's counsel on a loan facility to several automobile dealerships and related finance companies secured by inventory, chattel paper and notes receivable of the borrowers.
  • Represented health care REIT on construction loans for hospital and medical office building.
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition of manufacturing facility.

Client Comments

"I have worked with Mrs. Aronov for a number of years. She is very detailed and understands the issues presented. She is always willing and able to represent and assist in working on legal matters."

-Jim Chapman
First Tennessee Bank National Association

"Mary Aronov is responsive, knowledgeable, and willing to work for you."

Office Location

First Tennessee Building, Suite 2000
165 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Memphis Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Banking and Finance Law of the Memphis Metro Area
Mary L. Aronov has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Mary L. Aronov has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law (Asset-Based Lending, Bankruptcy and Workouts, Commercial Finance, Finance, Loan Documentation, Real Estate, Transactions)
Real Estate Law

Other Information

Gender: Female