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Krishan Patel

Associate

Location:
Oklahoma City

Email:
kpatel@phillipsmurrah.com

Call:
405.235.4100 Main
405.606.4762 Direct

Fax:
405.235.4133

Biography

Krishan Patel is a transactional attorney representing clients in a wide range of commercial transactions, including entity structuring, business acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, commercial leasing, and general real estate matters.

Krishan has represented clients ranging from owner operators, multi-unit owners, and investment groups in a wide variety of transactions. Krishan regularly works in the hospitality sector drafting and reviewing various agreements for clients in their purchase and sale, lease, and general business matters. In addition, Krishan has experience negotiating with franchisors and lenders to secure the best terms possible for his clients. Krishan also advocates for his client industries at the local, state, and federal levels.

Krishan was raised in Shawnee, Oklahoma, which he and his family have called home for over 25 years where they were owner-operator of an independent hotel. Krishan’s experience growing up in the hotel and small business industry gives him a unique perspective on client needs. Krishan relocated to Norman, OK for his undergraduate and post-graduate studies. In his spare time, Krishan enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, travelling, attending Sooner football games, playing sports and volunteering in the community.

Education

  • University of Oklahoma Michael F. Price College of Business (B.A., 2014)
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law (J.D., 2017)

Admissions

  • 2017, Oklahoma

Experience

  • Represented hospitality owners in the acquisition and divestiture of franchise and independent hotels
  • Negotiated, drafted, and reviewed acquisition and divestiture documents, including, purchase and sale agreements, due diligence and closing documents, and lease agreements
  • Drafted opinion letters for multiple transactions in excess of $50MM
  • Advised clients on corporate structures and draft governing documents
  • Reviewed EB-5 immigrant investor petitions (specifically for source of funds)
  • Represented multifamily investors in the development of projects exceeding $50MM
  • Represented physicians in the acquisition of a medical practice
  • Represented startup company in all legal matters
  • Represented multi-unit owners in the development, acquisition, and sale of businesses in the food and service sector

Recognition

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star (2021)
  • NextGen Under 30, “The Law” Category (2018)
  • Michael F. Price College of Business Honor Student (University of Oklahoma)

Community

  • Infant Crisis Services, Young Professional Board Member
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law Alumni Advisor
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law Alumni Diversity Board Member
  • Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) Central Midwest Ambassador
  • Gujarati Samaj of Oklahoma, Youth Committee Member

Publications

Krishan Patel is a transactional attorney representing clients in a wide range of commercial transactions, including entity structuring, business acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, commercial leasing, and general real estate matters.

Krishan has represented clients ranging from owner operators, multi-unit owners, and investment groups in a wide variety of transactions. Krishan regularly works in the hospitality sector drafting and reviewing various agreements for clients in their purchase and sale, lease, and general business matters. In addition, Krishan has experience negotiating with franchisors and lenders to secure the best terms possible for his clients. Krishan also advocates for his client industries at the local, state, and federal levels.

Krishan was raised in Shawnee, Oklahoma, which he and his family have called home for over 25 years where they were owner-operator of an independent hotel. Krishan’s experience growing up in the hotel and small business industry gives him a unique perspective on client needs. Krishan relocated to Norman, OK for his undergraduate and post-graduate studies. In his spare time, Krishan enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, travelling, attending Sooner football games, playing sports and volunteering in the community.

  • University of Oklahoma Michael F. Price College of Business (B.A., 2014)
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law (J.D., 2017)
  • 2017, Oklahoma
  • Represented hospitality owners in the acquisition and divestiture of franchise and independent hotels
  • Negotiated, drafted, and reviewed acquisition and divestiture documents, including, purchase and sale agreements, due diligence and closing documents, and lease agreements
  • Drafted opinion letters for multiple transactions in excess of $50MM
  • Advised clients on corporate structures and draft governing documents
  • Reviewed EB-5 immigrant investor petitions (specifically for source of funds)
  • Represented multifamily investors in the development of projects exceeding $50MM
  • Represented physicians in the acquisition of a medical practice
  • Represented startup company in all legal matters
  • Represented multi-unit owners in the development, acquisition, and sale of businesses in the food and service sector
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star (2021)
  • NextGen Under 30, “The Law” Category (2018)
  • Michael F. Price College of Business Honor Student (University of Oklahoma)
  • Infant Crisis Services, Young Professional Board Member
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law Alumni Advisor
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law Alumni Diversity Board Member
  • Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) Central Midwest Ambassador
  • Gujarati Samaj of Oklahoma, Youth Committee Member

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