Patrick Guida is chair of the firm’s banking and finance practice. He has been providing legal services to institutional banking clients throughout New England for more than three decades. He previously served as in-house counsel for two major banks.
He is known for his precision in complex financing transactions, often representing institutional lenders and borrowers – including major banks – in deals involving historic redevelopment, economic development bonds, and private business acquisition and expansion. He has established a special expertise in financing of healthcare transactions. He is experienced in multi-million dollar syndicated and participated deals.
Patrick also represents major real estate developers in their project development, permitting, borrowing and leasing transactions, including major development projects within the Capital Center District in downtown Providence. Patrick brings to the table a wealth of alternative financing options that help divergent parties reach mutually beneficial accord and compromise during the negotiation process.
Patrick has represented several national and regional lending institutions in the structuring, documenting and implementation of numerous financing transactions including:
- Major commercial and industrial development projects.
- Federal and State historic tax credit redevelopments of several major, commercial and multifamily residential projects.
- State and state agency issue industrial development bond transactions.
- State and state agency issue health and educational institution bond transactions.