Overview

Overview

As a partner with Bernkopf Goodman, April Wilmar’s practice expertise includes real estate and business law. She has experience in commercial and residential real estate transactions, including both acquisitions and sales of properties, leasing associated with commercial and residential properties, financing, title and survey work, including writing title insurance policies, acquisitions of distressed loans, entity formation and restructuring in connection with limiting clients’ legal and financial exposure, syndication and securities work in connection with private placement offerings. She represents both commercial and residential landlords and tenants, hotel, restaurant and other retail owners, lenders and borrowers, title companies in title-related disputes, and individuals and small businesses. With a well deserved reputation for being responsive, outgoing and personable, Ms. Wilmar is known as a strong advocate for her clients.

Other Publications

The Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest, Case law summary publications, 2000-2001

Matters & Transactions

Representative Matters & Significant Transactions

  • $15,000,000 acquisition of a corporate center in Northern Massachusetts including extensive title, zoning, and building work
  • Two Mortgage Loans on properties in Southern Massachusetts with an aggregate principal balance of approximately $47,000,000
  • Purchase of distressed loan secured by two properties located in Texas and Rhode Island
  • Purchase of multiple loans with Notes totaling approximately $100,000,000 purchased with funds from two private placement offerings totaling approximately $18,800,000 and two acquisition loans totaling approximately $60,000,000, which was secured by properties located in Ohio, South Carolina, Louisiana, Virginia and Georgia
Memberships & Activities

Memberships & Activities

Legal Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association
  • Boston Area Real Estate Investors Association

Professional & Civic Activities

  • Founded The John Thomas and Special Friends Fund, a non-profit corporation organized to benefit children with special needs and the institutions and organizations that care for and support them, and organize and implement all fundraising events
  • Participated in numerous fundraising events for Children’s Hospital Boston, Perkins School for the Blind, the Starlight Children’s Foundation and other organizations benefiting children with special needs
Honors & Recognition

Honors & Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in 2013-2015 Rising Stars Edition of Massachusetts Super Lawyers