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Richard D. Faulkner


Baker Donelson

Involved with billions of dollars of acquisition, finance, development and sales transactions

Leader of Transactions Group for Baker Donelson's Long Term Care Industry Service Team

Richard D. Faulkner, Jr., shareholder with Baker Donelson’s Chattanooga, TN office, concentrates his practice in seniors housing and care, including finance, acquisitions, sales, real estate, leasing, certificates of need and general corporate law. He is the leader of the Transactions Group for the Firm’s Long Term Care Industry Service Team.

Faulkner has been involved in billions of dollars of acquisition, finance, development and sales transactions. His experience spans many areas of long term care, including skilled nursing, assisted living, independent living, home health, physical therapy and pharmacy businesses.

His finance experience includes commercial loans, HUD-insured financing, accounts receivable, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, sale-lease back, equipment financing and letters of credit. He’s represented owners and lenders, landlords and tenants, small operators and national companies, and single-site and multi-state transactions.

Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Faulkner served as legal counsel and Vice President of Strategic Growth for Life Care Centers of America.

Faulkner is widely published and a regular presenter and moderator at various events. He is consistently listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in Real Estate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Health Care Law and Commercial Finance Law. Other honors include Best Lawyers’ Chattanooga Real Estate Lawyer of the Year and listings in Mid-South Super Lawyers.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Richard Faulkner with Connect CRE’s 2022 Atlanta & Southeast Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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