Shae Armstrong represents clients in a wide range of industries, including real estate, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and hospitality. His practice includes representing lenders and borrowers in bilateral and syndicated financings involving unsecured and secured first lien and subordinated debt transactions. He has closed financial transactions involving commercial, asset-based, and real estate lending, and he has represented sponsors and real estate developers in over $1 billion in EB-5 involved financings. His practice also involves advising private funds and investment companies in connection with fund structuring, advertising, private placement procedures, compliance policies and procedures, side letters, placement contracts, and related agreements.
Shae has advised U.S. House and Senate offices, committees of the U.S. Congress, and policy and industry trade groups on alternative and international investment and lending matters. He was a contributing author to the textbook The EB-5 Book, published by ILW, and he is a frequent lecturer on a variety of topics before bar associations and professional organizations. His work has been cited in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Dallas Morning News, The Hill, The Washington Times, The Real Deal, EB-5 Investors' Magazine, Bisnow Commercial Real Estate News, The Daily Business Review, The Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity, Fee Simple of the Virginia State Bar, the Harris County Bar Association, and The Center for Immigration Studies.
Shae is a Certified Financial Crime Specialist through the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS), and he advises his clients on matters involving anti-money laundering and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance.
Leveraging his background in finance, accounting, and operations, Shae applies a business-oriented approach to his law practice that focuses on efficiently achieving his clients’ objectives.