Anthony M. Osbourne is an associate in the Banking and Financial Services group at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. He represents lenders and borrowers in complex commercial financing transactions, including asset-based lending, commercial and industrial financing, and commercial real estate acquisitions and refinancing. He also handles many other types of financial transactions, including revolving and non-revolving lines of credit, cash-flow and formula-based financing, and syndications. Mr. Osbourne focuses his practice on corporate finance, banking and financial services, as well as corporate asset acquisitions and financing related thereto. He advises institutional lenders on necessary parties to loan transactions as well as compliance issues and also handles all aspects of due diligence review, documentation, and negotiations related thereto, in order to adequately protect their legal and financial interests.
Mr. Osbourne also has experience representing CDC lenders and small business borrowers in SBA 504 and 7(a) financing transactions, including, but not limited to, a retail liquor license transfer, a refinancing of a golf course, and a sale of multiple farm properties in upstate New York. His experience also extends to representing state public transportation entities in large-scale, transit-oriented real estate development, including negotiating master development agreements, reviewing development plans and phasing, and attending public body meetings to advance client interests.
Mr. Osbourne is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, and the Middlesex County Bar Association. He is also a member of numerous professional associations, including the Garden State Credit Associates, the Commercial Finance Association, the Turnaround Management Association, and serves on the Board of Governors of the Northern New Jersey Chapter of the Risk Management Association as a member of the Young Professionals Committee. In addition, in 2018 Mr. Osbourne was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County.
While attending law school at Syracuse University College of Law, Mr. Osbourne was the recipient of a CALI Excellence for the Future Award for his proficiency during law school, as well as a Pinnacle Achievement Award for his devotion to student mentoring and tutoring. Mr. Osbourne was invited to join the Justinian Honorary Law Society, and served on the Executive Board of the Moot Court Honor Society.