Kaufman and Canoles

Alfred M. Randolph Jr.

Member

Office: Norfolk

T (757) 624.3197
F (888) 360.9092

amrandolph@kaufcan.com

Ran is the Vice President for Associate Recruitment at Kaufman & Canoles. He is a member of the Lender Representation and Mergers, Acquisitions & Strategic Alliances Practice Groups. Ran’s practice includes general business law, lender representation, corporate and commercial transactions and intellectual property law. In his commercial law practice, Ran serves as general counsel to a number of local and regional companies, from restaurants to distributors. Ran also has a great deal of experience representing lenders and investors such as banks, mezzanine lenders and venture capital firms who provide capital in the form of both equity and debt. He has a reputation among lenders as being creative in helping them close deals that are complex and difficult. Because of his experience in lender representation, Ran is often called upon to represent borrowers. His familiarity with the needs and expectations of lenders helps him provide more cost-effective and quicker service to borrowers. Ran’s practice extends into the area of intellectual property law where he helps companies protect their trademarks.

Practice Areas

Representative Matters

  • Represented bank syndicate in $340,000,000 revolving credit facility to purchaser of distressed debt, including electronic chattel paper
  • Represented bank syndicate in $100,000,000 real estate-based borrowing base facility for regional homebuilder with multi-state operations
  • Represented lender in financing ESOP transaction for regional travel and cruise business
  • Serve as general counsel to automobile finance company with $60,000,000 line of credit to purchase retail installment sales contracts on point of sale and bulk basis
  • Represented lender in restructuring loans to multi-unit hotel developer and operator as part of workout
  • Represented financial institution in securing CPP funds in exchange for preferred stock from U.S. Treasury as part of TARP
  • Represented regional distributor in sale of equity interest to private equity firm
  • Represented subordinated debt fund in investment in regional auto body repair facility chain
  • Represented lender in loan to historic tax credit project construction

Recognition and honors

  • Best Lawyers in America; Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, and Financial Services Regulation Law, 2005-2017
  • Norfolk Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year; Best Lawyers in America, 2015, 2017
  • Virginia Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition, Banking Law; Law & Politics, 2009
  • Virginia Super Lawyers; Law & Politics, 2008-2017
  • Virginia’s Legal Elite; Virginia Business Magazine, 2004-2006, 2010, 2013-2015
  • AV® Rated; Martindale-Hubbell
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation; 2010
  • Fellow, Virginia Law Foundation; 2010
  • Top 40 Under 40; Inside Business
  • D.K.E. International Scholar, 1983
  • Lincoln-Lane Scholar, 1980-1984

Associations

  • ACCESS College Foundation, Chairman; Board of Directors
  • Virginia Bar Association; Board of Governors, 2011-2014
  • Virginia Beach Vision; Board Member, Executive Committee, 2004-2007
  • Norfolk Academy Board of Trustees
  • Virginia Beach Maritime Museum, Inc.; Advisory Board
  • Beach Leadership Council
  • Plexus Capital; Advisory Board
  • University of North Carolina Educational Foundation
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Board of Visitors, 2007-2011
  • Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division; Chairman, 1996
  • Virginia Beach Maritime Museum, Inc.; President, Board of Directors, 1995-1996
  • Norfolk Academy Alumni Association; President, 2001
  • Virginia Bar Association Community Service Program; Chairman, 2004-2006
  • RBC Centura Bank; Regional Advisory Board Chairman, 1996-2005
  • Virginia Bar Association; Business Law Section
  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar; Business Law Section, Intellectual Property Section
  • Galilee Episcopal Church

Education

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A., 1984
  • University of Virginia School of Law; J.D., 1987

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