LOS ANGELES, Calif., November 20, 2020 – – Buchalter is pleased to announce the promotions of Northern California based Benjamin H. Heuer, and Scottsdale based Shaleen D. Brewer and Renee M. Shprecher to Shareholder.

“We are excited to share the news of these well-deserved promotions – Ben, Shaleen, and Renee represent Buchalter exceptionally well,” said Adam J. Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our clients rely on their advice and unique areas of expertise, and each of them are valued members of the firm.”

As a member of the Commercial Finance Practice Group, Mr. Heuer splits his time between the San Francisco and Sacramento offices. He focuses his practice on matters involving asset based lending, factoring, corporate finance, and loan workouts and restructurings.  Mr. Heuer represents banks, asset based lenders, factors, specialty finance companies and other non-bank financial institutions in connection with senior-secured, asset-based, syndicated, mezzanine, cross-border, and unsecured financing. In addition, he advises FinTech companies on various aspects of their businesses.

Ms. Brewer is a member of the Labor & Employment and Litigation Practice Groups in Scottsdale. She has a diverse practice that includes structuring, negotiating and documenting commercial contracts of all varieties and corporate planning, formation and governance; asset protection and risk management; stock and asset sales and acquisitions; corporate dissolutions; and counseling companies on day‐to‐day operational matters for businesses of all sizes and types. In addition, Ms. Brewer has also effectively guided her clients through a variety of litigation matters including real property matters, defense of commercial and contract claims, business and partnership disputes, and labor and employment matters.

Based in Scottsdale, Ms. Shprecher is a member of the Real Estate and Commercial Lease Practice Groups. Her real estate practice focuses on development and commercial real estate transactions including leasing, acquisitions and sales, and financing. Ms. Shprecher represents local and national developers and investors in all phases of real estate development, including the preparation and negotiation of leases, purchase agreements, development agreements, financing and loan documents, SNDAs and estoppel certificates, CC&Rs, easement and reciprocal access agreements, and the review of all phases of due diligence and title materials. Further, her practice also includes assisting developers with various business and corporate issues.