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Benjamin D. Horowicz

Benjamin D. Horowicz

Benjamin D. Horowicz is a principal in the firm's Washington, DC office, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial finance, corporate finance and general corporate law, with a focus on biotechnology, healthcare and life sciences companies.

Ben represents national and regional banks and financial institutions in commercial finance and real estate transactions. Ben also advises mezzanine and sub-debt lenders in a variety of investments. He is experienced in all aspects of asset-based loan transactions, including:

  • Acquisition financing
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Revolving credit
  • Term loans
  • Capital expenditures
  • Letter of credit facilities

Ben routinely advises both creditors and debtors in troubled credits. He is experienced in documenting and negotiating forbearance agreements, restructuring credit facilities and reorganizing debtors.

Ben also represents companies in connection with financing and general corporate matters. His clientele includes companies in the following sectors:

  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Services
  • Biotechnology
  • Healthcare
  • Life sciences

As a member of the firm's Life Sciences, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical practice, Ben counsels that group's clients in a variety of transactions, including structuring and obtaining growth capital financing, acquisitions and general corporate matters. He also routinely advises capital sources providing credit to, and investing in, biotechnology and life sciences companies. Some of his recent transactions include structuring bridge financing for a public company to support research and development of anti-cancer drug therapies, closing an acquisition credit facility to a Mid-Atlantic home healthcare group and representing an international biotechnology company in its leveraged acquisition of a serum and tissue bank.

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Professional Involvement

  • American Bar Association

  • Maryland State Bar Association


  • Best Lawyers in America®: Selected for inclusion in the area of Real Estate Law and Banking and Finance Law (2018-2020)

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Reviewed

  • Maryland Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars Edition: Selected for inclusion in the area of Banking (2009-2011)

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