Representative Projects

Pugh Hagan Prahm PLC is proud to have served a number of clients locally, regionally and nationally. A sample of some of the projects include:

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Real Estate & Land Use

  • Assisted developer with planned community consisting of over 240 acres.
  • Successfully assisted developer with rezoning application and development of mixed-used properties, including acquisition documents, tax credit applications, and drafting of condominium documents and commercial lease agreements.
  • Successfully represented international company in obtaining injunction against municipality in an eminent domain litigation.
  • Counsel for hotel facility listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Coordinated the private auction of 87 apartment units as seller's counsel.

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Commercial Business Transactions

  • Assisted client with drafting and negotiation of an asset purchase agreement for multi-million dollar corporate acquisition.
  • Representation of a privately held owner and operator of retirement and assisted living communities in connection with the sale of nine facilities throughout the State of Iowa.
  • Advised start-up with determining most appropriate corporate structure and thereafter assisted with the drafting of private offering documents for capital raise.
  • Represented seller in a multiple facility asset sale in excess of $3 Million.
  • Provided representation of a purchasing cooperative in the development of a private fund to make loans to store operators across the country, including completion of a private offering to raise loan funds.
  • Representation of biotechnology company in association with a successful private offering.

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Finance and Banking

  • Assisted lender with securitization of multi-million dollar bond-financed loan to developer of multi-family housing project in Des Moines, Iowa, including securitization of tax increment financing payments, tax credits and economic development grants.
  • Counsel to lender for multi-million dollar mixed use housing project consisting of student housing, office, retail and hotel uses.
  • Represented lender in foreclosure and replevin action, securing real and personal property from borrower.
  • Counsel to lender regarding tenants in common agreement for multi-million dollar syndicate loan.
  • Serve as general counsel to numerous lending institutions.

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Estate Planning and Probate

  • Assisted with the drafting of a will with children's trust, a power of attorney, and advanced directive and living will for couple who recently had their first child.
  • Prepared a special needs trust for family with disabled child.
  • Served as legal counsel to the executor of a $6 million plus estate.
  • Prepared a dynasty trust as part of business succession plan for closely-held family business.
  • Draft of Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust to avoid adverse tax consequences for estate and benefeciaries.

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Litigation and Employment

  • Successfully represented construction company in multi-million dollar civil suit.
  • Obtained a dismissal of breach of contract claim asserted against a client while simultaneously receiving a successful summary judgment ruling on counterclaims against opposing party.
  • Successfully represented employer in wrongful termination claim.
  • Successfully negotiated a large settlement in a seven-figure baghouse dispute.
  • Secured a favorable ruling for a client before an American Arbitration Association panel in a coverage dispute with a California-based insurer
  • Prevailed in defense of a commercial client's zoning special exception before the Iowa Court of Appeals.