Andrew Fleischman

Phone: 502-416-1632

Email: [email protected]

Andrew M Fleischman

Andrew Fleischman focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, corporate finance and lending, and general corporate law matters. He works with financial institutions, manufacturers, energy and coal mining companies, and service-industry businesses. He also works with entrepreneurs in their business transactions, including formation of entities, obtaining debt and equity financing, selling and acquiring businesses. Andrew also handles day-to-day matters such as leases, commercial contracts, and real estate acquisitions.

Andrew is a recognized authority on secured transactions and practice under the Uniform Commercial Code, and is the author of the comprehensive practice manual Kentucky Secured Transactions Under Revised Article 9 of the UCC (Data Trace Publishing Company 2001, updated annually). He was previously a member of the Greenebaum Doll & McDonald law firm (now Bingham Greenebaum & Doll LLP). Andrew’s clients value his thoughtful approach and ability to anticipate and avoid problems.

Areas of Practice

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Corporate Finance
  • Commercial Transactions

Admissions

  • Kentucky

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1997
    • Law Journal: Virginia Journal of International Law, Articles Editor
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1994
    • Major: Music

Representative Clients

  • Represented 21c Lexington in financing a new boutique hotel using a mixture of tax credits and conventional bank financing.
  • Served as counsel for start-up distilling company in private offering of Units to finance a craft distillery in NuLu
  • Represented a private coal company in negotiating a joint venture with a public coal company to mine a significant block of coal reserves in Western Kentucky.
  • Represented a group of investors in the acquisition of a large underground coal mine in Colorado, as well as the formation, capitalization and financing of the acquiring entity.
  • Served as seller's counsel in sale of Louisville-based waste collection and recycling company to Waste Management, Inc.
  • Served as seller's counsel in sale of regional lab diagnostic testing company to Laboratory Corporation of America.
  • Represented a quasi-public corporation in the development, construction and financing of a 22,000-seat arena in Louisville, which involved negotiating the governing documents for $349 million in bond financing.

Articles & Published Works

  • "Financing Capital Improvements Through Impact Fees: An Option for Local Governments in Kentucky?", 14 State Tax Notes 1111, 1998
  • Kentucky Secured Transactions Under Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, Data Trace Publishing Company, 2001
  • Co-Author, Kentucky Real Estate Law and Practice, Third Edition, Chapter 10 "Opinion Letters" (UK/CLE 2006)

Honors and Awards

  • Kentucky Super Lawyer (2012-2016)
  • Leading Kentucky Real Estate Lawyer, Chambers USA (2008-2015)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Former Chair of the Business Law and Real Estate Law sections of the Louisville Bar Association

Community Activities

  • The Louisville Orchestra, Inc., General Counsel, Vice President and Board Member
  • The Chamber Music Society of Louisville, President and Board Member