Bradford
Austin

Brad’s practice has significant concentration in real estate law in the context of financing and acquisitions, with particular emphasis on commercial lending and financing documentation and on commercial law relating to secured and unsecured lending.

 

A fellow in the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, Brad has assisted institutional lenders for more than 25 years in documenting transactions, arranging mutually agreeable loan terms, developing loan and collateral structures, and working with the participants on both sides of lending transactions to consummate the transaction.

 

Brad also has extensive experience in business contract negotiations and documentation, and his practice includes general business law matters related to organization, operation, and planning.

 

The Best Lawyers in America®
2005–2020

 

The Best Lawyers in America® 
Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Law, Des Moines, 2018

 

Chambers USA
2004–2018

 

Great Plains Super Lawyers 
Real Estate2009–2019

 

Martindale-Hubbell
AV® Preeminent

 

Order of the Coif

 

Drake Law Review
Articles Editor

American College of Mortgage Attorneys
Fellow

 

American Bar Association

 

Iowa State Bar Association

  • Real Estate Section
  • Corporation, Banking, and Business Law Section

 

Polk County Bar Association

 

OVERVIEW

Brad’s practice has significant concentration in real estate law in the context of financing and acquisitions, with particular emphasis on commercial lending and financing documentation and on commercial law relating to secured and unsecured lending.

 

A fellow in the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, Brad has assisted institutional lenders for more than 25 years in documenting transactions, arranging mutually agreeable loan terms, developing loan and collateral structures, and working with the participants on both sides of lending transactions to consummate the transaction.

 

Brad also has extensive experience in business contract negotiations and documentation, and his practice includes general business law matters related to organization, operation, and planning.

 

RECOGNITION

The Best Lawyers in America®
2005–2020

 

The Best Lawyers in America® 
Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Law, Des Moines, 2018

 

Chambers USA
2004–2018

 

Great Plains Super Lawyers 
Real Estate2009–2019

 

Martindale-Hubbell
AV® Preeminent

 

Order of the Coif

 

Drake Law Review
Articles Editor

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

American College of Mortgage Attorneys
Fellow

 

American Bar Association

 

Iowa State Bar Association

  • Real Estate Section
  • Corporation, Banking, and Business Law Section

 

Polk County Bar Association