Frank Nagorney is Vice President and General Counsel to 5iTech. He also serves as a principal with the law firm of Cowden & Humphrey Co. LPA, Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Nagorney focuses on corporate finance and capital formation for his entrepreneurial clients, with an emphasis on investment banking and strategic planning issues. He also advises clients on taxation, mergers, acquisitions, licensing of intellectual property, and international transactions. In addition to his extensive experience in the legal profession, Mr. Nagorney has also been involved as a principal and held management positions in several private manufacturing companies with niche manufacturing markets.
Mr. Nagorney counsels and represents real estate clients on financing and syndications, including historic tax credits, low income housing tax credits, new market tax credits, FHA and HUD financing, and environmental compliance. He also provides representation for charitable and tax exempt organizations and foundations.
His recent projects include licensing of domestic and foreign intellectual property rights, private venture capital financing for pharmaceutical and a medical device clients, purchase and sale of internet properties, restructuring of a finically troubled enterprise, institutional banking (including letter of credit supported revenue bond), factoring of accounts receivable for a manufacturing client, negotiating contract terms for an India manufacturing facility, HUD financing of an urban residential apartment project, advising executives of a public relations firm regarding compensation, personal stock options and non-competition requirements in connection with a sale of the firm.
Mr. Nagorney earned his Juris Doctor from New York University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Case Western Reserve University.