Vicki S. Donahue

Vicki represents businesses and individuals in the purchase and sale of businesses, commercial financing (including tax-exempt bonds and historic tax credit financing), corporate governance, and general business counseling. She also has an active residential and commercial real estate practice, which includes zoning analysis and permitting, environmental law, commercial real estate development, and tax abatements and tax appeals. She represents property owners respecting leases and power purchase agreements for large scale solar installations. Vicki also advises a number of nonprofit organizations on a variety of issues.

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Serves as outside counsel to a mid-size gasoline sales and distribution company in Berkshire County, responsible for handling real estate acquisitions, sales, development and environmental compliance.
  • Serves as outside counsel to a large health care provider, negotiating and enforcing construction contracts and serving as borrower’s bond counsel.
  • Serves as outside transaction counsel in connection with the financing of a luxury resort development.
  • Represents banks in connection with commercial lending.
  • Served as borrower’s counsel to a Berkshire County YMCA in connection with a series of loans to finance the acquisition and rehabilitation of an affordable housing project.

IN THE COMMUNITY

Vicki is active in the local business community serving on the Executive Committee of the Berkshire Bar Association. Vicki is a member of the Board of Directors, as well as the co-chair of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Committee, of the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association. Vicki has served as Clerk and Board Member of the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce.