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J.D., St. John's University School of Law (1991), Dean's List 1988-90; Articles Editor, St. John's Law Review

B.A., New York University (1986), Dean's List

Charles F. Gergel


Mr. Gergel, a partner in the firm’s Banking department, regularly advises and represents lenders and borrowers in commercial and institutional lending matters, financing matters including asset-based securitizations, project financing, synthetic and leveraged leasing matters, and acquisition financing.  In the area of mergers and acquisitions, Mr. Gergel has represented clients, both for-profit and tax exempt, in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of a broad range of businesses including electric generation, HVAC, printing, engineering, insurance brokerage, water utility, home health care, magazine and newspaper publishing and distribution, music recording, wholesale and retail apparel and many others. Mr. Gergel has extensive experience advising both taxable and tax exempt  clients on entity formation and governance matters including selection of proper entity type and all matters relating to the rights and obligations of board members, shareholders, members, partners, etc.  In addition, Mr. Gergel assists such clients in the negotiation and drafting of a wide variety of commercial contracts and regulatory matters related to business operations.