Ryley Carlock & Applewhite is pleased to announce that James E. Brophy and Michael P. Ripp have been named to the 2017 edition of AZ Business Leaders in the area of Banking Law.
Jim Brophy serves as the firm’s Managing Shareholder. He focuses his practice in the areas of securities, business transactions, banking and employee benefits. This includes regulatory representation before the Arizona Corporation Commission, the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions, and the Arizona Department of Insurance. Jim is also experienced in insurance, including counseling clients on the formation, licensure and regulation of banks, insurance and reinsurance companies.
Mike Ripp represents lending institutions (including most of the major commercial banks in Arizona) and borrowers in commercial real estate and asset-based (including agricultural) financing transactions (including loan originations, workouts and enforcement) and real estate purchases and sales. This includes mixed use projects, retail centers, office, industrial, multi-family, hospitality and assisted living projects, and leasehold and mezzanine loans and loan syndications and participations. Mike often serves as Arizona counsel in multi-state transactions.
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