John Funk is a commercial transaction attorney whose practice is primarily focused on commercial lending, real estate, acquisitions, and business transactions.  He has substantial experience in representing financial institutions in commercial lending transactions of all types, including loans related to income-producing properties, real estate development and construction, hospitals and health care businesses, farm and ranch including cattle feeding, asset based lending, and oil and gas.  Mr. Funk also has an active practice in real estate sales, acquisitions, and leasing transactions.

John has lectured on a variety of legal topics related to business transactions at seminars conducted by professional organizations.  He currently serves as General Counsel/Risk Manager for the firm and is a member of the firm’s Banking and Real Estate Practice Group.  John’s achievements have resulted in inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the categories of Banking and Real Estate Law.

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Represented a bank client in a USDA guaranteed loan for construction of a hospital

Represented a bank client in an acquisition/construction loan for a retail shopping center

Served as local counsel for the tax equity investor in a 298-megawatt wind farm project

Represented various real estate owners/developers in real estate purchase and sale transactions

Represented a bank client in a construction loan for a multi-tenant student housing project

Represented an individual in negotiations with an oil and gas company and private equity investor regarding employment as CEO and receipt of management incentive units

Represented various clients in connection with the sale of mineral interests

Advised client and prepared a Tenant In Common Agreement for ownership of an office building among tenants in common

Represented a bank client in connection with the sale of a real estate loan and assignment of loan documents

Represented a bank client in connection with a line of credit and mortgage term loan to an affiliated group of assisted living centers in multiple states

Assisted a bank client with the termination of a data processing agreement and related deconversion issues

Prepared enforceability opinions as local counsel for various borrowers in commercial lending transactions

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

Leadership In Law Award

Listed in Best Lawyers in America© (2010-2020)

2018 Banking and Finance Law Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” in Oklahoma City

Martindale Hubbell – AV rating

Oklahoma Law Review

Commercial Real Estate Council

Community & Professional

Oklahoma Bar Association

American Bar Association, Business, Probate & Trust, Real Estate

Board Member of Skyline Urban Ministries


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