Krevolin & Horst is pleased to announce we have elected two new partners, Michael Karamat and Wes Turner.
Michael Karamat is a partner in our corporate, real estate, and technology practice areas. Michael focuses his practice on corporate finance transactions, including structured financings, acquisition financings and asset-based financings. He has experience representing both financial institutions and companies in multi-million dollar transactions, including a $770 million acquisition financing. As well as financing matters, he has represented clients in connection with the purchase and sale of businesses in various industries, including hospitality, gaming and technology.
Michael earned his J.D., with honors, from the Emory University School of Law. He was awarded the Attorney’s Title Guaranty Fund Award and the Dean’s Awards in Venture Capital, Contract Drafting and Commercial Real Estate. He also served as a managing editor of the Emory Law Journal, is a member of Phi Alpha Delta and the Order of the Coif. Michael received his B.S.B.A. from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, one of the world’s leading business schools, where he majored in finance and accounting while minoring in psychology.
In addition to his regular practice, Michael does pro bono work for Atlanta Legal Aid. Before joining Krevolin & Horst, Michael was an associate at a national AM100 law firm.
Wes Turner is a partner in Krevolin & Horst’s Commercial Real Estate and Corporate practices. Wes’ Commercial Real Estate practice focuses on representing owners, developers, and lenders in the matters of acquisitions, divestitures, development, and investment activities for multi-family housing, retail, commercial, and industrial property. He also represents tenants in lease negotiations for large commercial properties and office space.
Wes’ Corporate practice focuses on assisting middle market companies with asset, stock, and merger transactions, from the perspective of both buyers and sellers, in the context of leveraged acquisitions (“LBOs”), management buy-outs (“MBOs”), strategic acquisitions, divestments, mergers, capital reorganizations, and reverse mergers. His experience includes representing companies growing by acquisition, and private investors seeking to purchase businesses for investment purposes.