Dennis A. Johnson

Firm: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Location: Indianapolis - IN

  • 11 South Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46204-3535
  • Tel : 317-231-7736
  • Fax : 317-231-7433

Dennis Johnson practices in the areas of real estate finance and development, serving as counsel on large, multistate transactions. He represents lenders in syndicated construction and term loans, counseling them in their capacities as administrative agent and co-lender. Dennis also works with lenders in the negotiation of participation agreements.

For more than three decades, Dennis has represented construction and permanent real estate lenders, commercial real estate developers, developers of multifamily and single-family residential projects, and single-family residential builders in an array of real estate finance and development transactions. With a practice that is national in scope, Dennis has effectively guided lenders through loans involving projects in nearly every state in the country.

For more than 25 years, Dennis has represented a national sorority and its housing corporation that owns more than 80 chapters throughout the United States. He provides counsel to them on a variety of real estate-related matters.

Dennis also has an extensive opinion practice. He regularly renders opinions on behalf of the firm on complex multistate real estate transactions. These transactions often involve multiple properties and multiple lenders. Dennis’ extensive experience in this specialized area of the law allows him to provide efficient and economical representation of both lenders and borrowers.

He is appreciated by clients and colleagues for his thorough understanding of the national, regional and local real estate and construction lending industries.

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Our attorneys provide comprehensive legal counsel to individuals and large and small businesses on virtually all areas of real estate law — from rezoning and land use, to financing and project development, to organizing owner associations and building standards, to the leasing, sale and/or tax free exchange of real property.

Barnes & Thornburg can help take a parcel of land from initial purchase, through the completion of even the most extensive real estate development project. We represent developers of virtually all sizes, across the country and on national, regional and local levels in connection with a panoply of real estate transactions.

Our firm represents institutional lenders in connection with sophisticated real estate finance transactions, as well as offers a strong opinion practice for borrowers and lenders alike in connection with complex financing and other transactions involving real and personal property. We are also experienced in enforcing the rights of secured parties through foreclosure and the exercise of other remedies available under applicable law.