Abigail M. Martin is a member of the Firm’s Commercial Real Estate, Corporate, Business & Banking, Healthcare and Mergers & Acquisitions groups. Ms. Martin’s primary practice area is commercial transactions, specifically commercial real estate financing and loan documentation. She also assists clients with mergers & acquisitions; entity selection, formation and organization; lease drafting & negotiation; and general contract drafting and review. In her healthcare practice, Ms. Martin counsels clients in various business and real estate transactions, including vendor contract drafting and review, acquisitions and sales, and leasing.
On Monday, January 11, 2021, the U.S. Small Business Administration (the SBA) along with the Treasury Department re-opened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for both new and existing borrowers. This article focuses on existing PPP borrowers and outlines the steps to take to apply for a second draw PPP loan. Business principals considering a PPP […]
Good news for small businesses. On November 20, 2020, the Northampton County COVID-19 Relief Small Business Grant Program re-opened and is currently accepting applications. Northampton County Council has approved this Grant Program, in partnership with the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, that will distribute $1.3 million dollars of CARES Act Funds to Northampton County […]
The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a warning about email scams related to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and its borrowers. Borrowers are reporting receiving emails from “sba-attorneys.com” that inform the recipient PPP funds were issued to them erroneously and action must be taken to avoid “potential criminal liability.” This email is […]
Abigail M. Martin, member of the Firm’s Corporate, Business & Banking Group, recently spoke at a UCREW event, where she was part of a panel of CREW members who informed students of Northampton Community College about various careers in Commercial Real Estate. The event, presented by CREW Lehigh Valley, took place on Wednesday, September 30. […]
On July 23, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a procedural notice to lenders participating in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) concerning the loan forgiveness application process. The notice informs lenders that beginning August 10, 2020, they may begin submitting forgiveness applications through an online platform. The notice states that the SBA intends to […]