Schrauff, Christopher W.

Christopher W. Schrauff

Partner
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Chris Schrauff counsels clients on real estate and commercial lending transactions nationally and internationally. Chris has experience with secured loans, corporate loans, asset based loans and loan portfolio transactions as well as leasing, financing, development, construction, management, acquisitions and dispositions of office, retail, hospitality, restaurant, medical, multifamily, energy, mixed-use and residential subdivision properties.

Chris Schrauff counsels clients on real estate and commercial lending transactions nationally and internationally. Chris has experience with secured loans, corporate loans, asset based loans and loan portfolio transactions as well as leasing, financing, development, construction, management, acquisitions and dispositions of office, retail, hospitality, restaurant, medical, multifamily, energy, mixed-use and residential subdivision properties.

He has represented major financial institutions, specialty lenders and borrowers in numerous lending transactions, loan workouts, loan modifications, debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing, acquisition financing, mezzanine debt, letters of credit, remedy enforcement and foreclosures involving a wide variety of collateral, including Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) collateral.

Chris’ representative experience includes:

  • Represent loan servicer in connection with remedy enforcement under multiple loans and foreclosures involving multiple office, retail, restaurant, medical and multifamily properties as well as UCC collateral
  • Represent lender in connection with $100 million letter of credit facility for high-tech manufacturing company
  • Represent lender in connection with restructuring of distressed $10 million hospital construction loan
  • Represent retail borrower in connection with forbearance and restructuring of $18 million credit facility
  • Represent private-equity investor in connection with $5 million senior loan and $9 million mezzanine loan in connection with acquisition of a multisite medical services provider
  • Represent equity investor in connection with $4 million DIP financing of hospital property
  • Represent owner of mixed-use condominium tower in connection with restructuring the condominium regime and sale of the $20 million residential unit
  • Represent developer in connection with the development, financing and eventual sale of a $72 million Class-A multifamily project
  • Represent developer in connection with the financing and sale of $45 million Class-A townhome project
  • Represent pension fund in connection with the purchase and financing of a $90 million office park
  • Represent major hospitality company in connection with project developments and hotel management agreements
  • Represent developer in connection with several multistage development and infrastructure loans for the creation of several residential subdivisions
  • Represent expanding restaurant chain in connection with the acquisition of raw land, development financing and construction of a new restaurant
  • Represent expanding restaurant chain in connection with leasing new restaurant locations
  • Represent national telecommunications firm in connection with acquisition, disposition and financing of cell tower pools and individual sites
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Education
  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 1996
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1992
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 1996
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Member, Dallas Bar Association
    • Member, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Section, State Bar of Texas
Community Leadership
    • Member, Capital Projects Advisory Committee, City of Murphy, Texas
Professional History
    • Former Vice President and Counsel, FIC Insurance Group, Austin, Texas