Cindi Cohen is a retired principal emeritus of Lerch Early. She was a real estate and commercial lending attorney who helped developers, property owners, and borrowers with real estate, business, and lending transactions throughout Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia.
For more than three decades, Cindi brought keen attention to detail to negotiating and documenting business transactions for her clients. These included commercial real estate purchases, sales, and leasing. She also served as lending counsel to both banks and borrowers and as an authorized representative of Lerch Early in its capacity as a title agent for two national title insurance companies.
In addition, lawyers outside the Washington, DC area frequently sought Cindi’s experience as local counsel for both real estate and lending matters. She also served as title agent for national title companies in various multimillion-dollar acquisition and loan transactions.
In her leisure time, Cindi enjoys taking luxury cruises with her husband and exploring the world’s wines as an avid oenophile.
The senior living subsidiary of Adventist HealthCare a number of its subsidiaries decided to sell six skilled nursing facilities. The sale to Genesis HealthCare involved multiple owners and jurisdictions.
Adventist HealthCare owned five of the facilities and one was jointly owned by Frederick Memorial Hospital. Four of the facilities were located in Montgomery County, and the remaining two were located in Prince George's County and Frederick County. The multi-million dollar transaction, which took the better part of a year to complete, involved the sale and lease of real estate, the sale of the ongoing business operations of the nursing facilities, defeasance of bond financing, and various ancillary issues. Lerch Early attorneys worked closely with in-house counsel and a number of other representatives of Adventist HealthCare to negotiate the sales contracts, satisfy due diligence requirements, and successfully complete the transfer.
Adventist HealthCare now is able to focus care for the community’s senior population through its various programs, partnerships and entities.