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Adam B. Norlander

Member,Detroit

T 313-392-1052313-392-1052

competitive drive
Practices & Industries
Education
  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

    Kalamazoo College, B.A.


Admissions
  • Michigan
Professional Affiliations
  • State Bar of Michigan
Overview

Adam Norlander represents national and regional financial institutions in the structuring, negotiation, and documentation of commercial, agented and syndicated lending transactions.

His experience encompasses leveraged buyout and leveraged recapitalization loans, asset-based loans, real estate financing, letters of credit and bankers acceptance facilities, and multi-rate, multi-currency loans and facilities. He has particular experience in transactions involving borrowers in the environmental services and automotive industries.

Before joining Bodman in November 2018, Mr. Norlander was a principal in the Detroit office of a large law firm where he served as co-leader of the Banking and Finance Group.

Mr. Norlander is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (Business Law Section). He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Honors, Awards, and Recognition
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2013-2018, Banking and Finance Law
  • Michigan Rising Stars 2012-2015, Banking Law
Publications
  • Author, “Privatization of Social Security: An Acceptable Risk,” 1999 L.Rev.M.S.U.-D.C.L. 959

 

Representative Matters

Representative transactions in which Mr.Norlander served as lead counsel to the lender while with his prior firm include the following.

  • Represented a financial institution in closing a $70 million credit facility for a waste industry client.
  • Represented a national bank in a $47 million syndicated credit facility for a waste industry client.
  • Represented a financial institution in closing a $50 million credit facility for a waste industry client.
  • Represented a national bank in a $100 million syndicated credit facility for a waste industry client.
  • Represented a financial institution in closing a $45 million credit facility for a waste industry client.
  • Represented a national bank in a $50 million syndicated credit facility for a waste industry client.
  • Represented a client to close a $50 million syndicated loan facility, secured by 33 parcels of real estate, for a waste industry customer in a two-week time frame.
  • Represented a financial institution in closing a $32 million credit facility for an automotive industry client.
  • Represented a national bank in closing a $175 million revolving line of credit for a waste industry client.
  • Represented a national bank in $35 million syndicated mortgage loan for a semiconductor manufacturing client.

 

Practices & Industries Education
  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

    Kalamazoo College, B.A.


Admissions
  • Michigan
Professional Affiliations
  • State Bar of Michigan