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James B. Lonergan

Overview

JB Lonergan is a firm shareholder focusing his practice in the areas of real estate, banking and financial institutions, business legal services, corporate and transactional law, and mediation.

Experienced representing both lenders and borrowers for over 30 years, JB has been responsible for documenting all aspects of asset based lending and real estate finance, acquisitions, workouts, foreclosures and leasing. JB’s practice includes drafting and reviewing all types of contractual documentation and advising his clients regarding their related rights and responsibilities.

JB has authored papers and lectured on numerous continuing legal education topics, including:

  • Residential Real Estate Contracts
  • Handling the Issues in a Problem Real Estate Investment
  • Preparation of the Agreement for Acquisition of Income Producing Real Estate
  • Commercial Loan Documentation.

JB served as President and CEO of Pender & Coward from 1995 to 2000.

Represented multiple banks and credit unions in all phases of lending on credits into million dollar range.

Represented borrowers in all aspects of financial transactions from negotiating loan commitments through closing.

Represented numerous lenders in complex loan workouts and foreclosures and deeds in lieu of foreclosure.

Represented buyers and sellers in thousands of residential purchases, sales and refinances.

Virginia Super Lawyers, 2008–2012

  • Virginia State Bar: Real Property Section, Board of Governors, former Chairman; Second District Ethics Committee, former member
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association

AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™

Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2018

Virginia Super Lawyers, 2008–2012

Virginia‘s Legal Elite, 2013–2016

Coastal Virginia's Top Lawyers, Real Estate, 2016-2018

  • Central Business District Association, Board of Directors
  • Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Tidewater Automobile Association of Virginia, Inc., Board of Directors and former Chairman
James B. Lonergan jlonerga@pendercoward.com Shareholder Pender & Coward, P.C. Office: (757) 490-6281 Mobile: Fax: (757) 502-7365 http://www.pendercoward.com/media/1052/morgan-duplain-jb-lonergan-real-estate-lawyer-pender-coward-virginia-beach-va.jpg?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=350&height=274&rnd=131158286180000000