Melvin A. Bedree

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Offices Cincinnati
Phone 513.723.4023
Fax 513.852.7814

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Mel is a retired partner in the Vorys Cincinnati office.  He was a member of the finance, energy and real estate group.  His general business practice had an emphasis in finance, and he represented many national and regional asset-based, structured finance and mezzanine lenders.  His practice also included franchising, acquisitions, sales of companies, multi-borrower, multi-jurisdiction (cross-border) transactions, acquisition financing, asset sales out of bankruptcy, multi-lender (club) deals, capital expenditure financing, negotiating subordinated debt and preferred stock arrangements with institutional providers of mezzanine capital, equipment leasing, workouts and restructurings. 

Mel is a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association.

Mel received his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and was the research editor of The Cincinnati Law Review.  Mel received his B.A. magna cum laude from DePauw University.

In between his tenure at Vorys, Mel spent two years as in-house general counsel to a multi-state franchisor in the restaurant industry.

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