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Raja J. Patil

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rpatil@fmhd.com




Raja has a multi-disciplinary practice that concentrates on real estate, finance, mergers and acquisitions, general contract and business law. He regularly negotiates and documents for financings, leases, corporate formation and restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, equity investments and a broad array of commercial agreements and business documents.

The clients that Raja assists vary in size, ranging from relatively small start-up companies to large publicly-traded corporations. He counsels clients in a variety of industries, including financial institutions, assisted and retirement living companies, physician practices, real estate developers, franchisees, restaurants, energy and natural resource companies and manufacturing. Prior to joining Fultz Maddox Hovious & Dickens PLC, Raja was a senior associate at a regional full-service law firm.

Born in Corbin, Kentucky, Raja received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in Business Administration in 1998 from Vanderbilt University. Raja completed a joint degree program in 2003 consisting of a Juris Doctor from the Washington University School of Law and a Masters in Business Administration from the Olin School of Business at Washington University. Raja was admitted to the Kentucky bar in 2003 and is an active member of various organizations, including The Indian Professional Council, BNI (Business Network International), Louisville Bar Association, American Bar Association, Greater Louisville International Professionals and was a 2009 graduate of the Leadership Lexington Program sponsored by Commerce Lexington.

Selected Publications and Presentations

Co-Author, “Kentucky Lending Law: A Guide for Commercial Lenders and Businesses,” American Bar Association, Business Law Section, 2005

Co-Author, “Commercial Leases: Three Important Issues to Consider,” Business First, Vol. 22, No. 20, December 23, 2005

Presenter, “Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Law,” 2005 Kentucky Law Update, September 2005

Co-Author, “When the Clock Strikes on Asbestos Claims,” ABI Journal, March 2009

Co-Author, “Automatic Stay: Violations, Remedies and Sanctions,” Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute, April 1-3, 2004

Co-Author, “Assumption and Rejection of Unexpired Leases and Executory Contracts,” Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute, April 1-3, 2004

Author, “Will Your D&O Policy Leave you High and Dry in Bankruptcy,” Findlaw, November 2004