Dennis Johnson practices in the areas of real estate finance and development, serving as counsel on large, multistate transactions. He represents lenders in syndicated construction and term loans, counseling them in their capacities as administrative agent and co-lender. Dennis also works with lenders in the negotiation of participation agreements.
For more than three decades, Dennis has represented construction and permanent real estate lenders, commercial real estate developers, developers of multifamily and single-family residential projects, and single-family residential builders in an array of real estate finance and development transactions. With a practice that is national in scope, Dennis has effectively guided lenders through loans involving projects in nearly every state in the country.
For more than 25 years, Dennis has represented a national sorority and its housing corporation that owns more than 80 chapters throughout the United States. He provides counsel to them on a variety of real estate-related matters.
Dennis also has an extensive opinion practice. He regularly renders opinions on behalf of the firm on complex multistate real estate transactions. These transactions often involve multiple properties and multiple lenders. Dennis’ extensive experience in this specialized area of the law allows him to provide efficient and economical representation of both lenders and borrowers.
He is appreciated by clients and colleagues for his thorough understanding of the national, regional and local real estate and construction lending industries.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, Indiana State Bar Association Probate, Trust and Real Property Section
Member, American Bar Association
Former chair, Indianapolis Bar Association Business Law Section
Former board member, Community Organization Legal Assistance Project
Board member, Indiana University Student Foundation Board of Associates
Board member, PeyBack Foundation
The Best Lawyers in America, 2007-2020
Indiana Super Lawyers, 2004-2019
Chambers USA 2009-2019