Holland & Knight LLP has announced that a former partner and associate are rejoining the firm's Chicago office.Francis (Frank) L. Keldermans and Janet Wagner Jelen are both returning to Holland & Knight from the Chicago office of Sinar, Keldermans, Miller & Friedman, LLC. Mr. Keldermans rejoins Holland & Knight as a partner and Ms. Jelen rejoins as an associate.
Mr. Keldermans will continue his practice in the areas of commercial real estate with a heavy emphasis on representing lenders in real estate loan transactions. He represents commercial real estate lenders with respect to acquisition, construction, and long-term lending. Keldermans also acts as Illinois Counsel with respect to multi-state loan transactions and acts as issuer's counsel in certain bond financings.
Ms. Jelen will continue her practice in the areas of commercial real estate transactions, real estate lending and bond financing and asset-based lending.