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									                                        VALERIE L. COX, Esq.
                            6385 Shoup Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80908
                            (719) 337-7305 ■ valerie@coxreconsulting.com
                                      www.coxreconsulting.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Over fifteen (15) years of experience in commercial real estate law. Highlights include legal services in the real
estate, mortgage, equipment rental, and telecommunications industries, representation of diverse landlords
and tenants, and management of an international, highly complex commercial lease portfolio for a Fortune
500 company. Areas of expertise include negotiations and settlements, client counseling, legal document
preparation, and review, in-depth legal research and analysis, legal opinions, court appearances, data
abstraction, auditing and quality control, regulatory compliance, best practices, and legal process management.
Notable attributes include “plain English” legal writing, attention to detail, resourceful, and independent.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Valerie L. Cox, Attorney – Distressed Real Estate Portfolios (2007-Present)
▪     Representation of all facets of multi-million dollar commercial real estate portfolios, including
      purchase, development, entitlements, construction, lending, leasing, and sale
▪     Disposition and treatment of real property within Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies
▪     Loan modifications, loss mitigation, debt resolution and counseling, foreclosures and receiverships
▪     Mechanic’s lien preparation and filing, foreclosure litigation, negotiations and settlement
▪     Tax lien negotiations, workouts, procedural and administrative appeals, hearings, settlements
▪     Business planning and restructure, corporate entity strategy and formation, and corporate governance
▪     Litigation liaison, legal document preparation, review and revision, and legal process management
▪     Legal compliance, document review and auditing, creation of policies, procedures and best practices

United Rentals, Inc., Manager of Lease Administration/Auditor (2003-2007)
▪    Supervised the calculation, reconciliation, and timely payment of an annual portfolio expense in excess
     of $110,000,000 to 800 landlords for 1,200 commercial properties in the U.S. and Canada
▪    Spearheaded 3 successful Sarbanes-Oxley audits and developed portfolio management best practices
▪    Analyzed 5,000+ lease documents and directed the lease abstraction process and data entry
▪    Tracked 3,000+ critical dates, and reviewed, identified, indexed and labeled 8,000+ documents
▪    Designed and implemented 3 portfolio management systems for transactional processes, budget
     controls, lease abstraction, and electronic document storage and archiving
▪    Audited portfolio data and developed required deliverables for complex software conversion

Whalen & Company, Legal Reviewer (2000-2001)
▪    Coordinated the legal and regulatory development of 200+ telecommunication tower sites, including
     negotiating and drafting site leases, amendments, and easements, reviewing vendor
     agreements/procurements, analyzing and summarizing diligence documents, and participating in
     zoning meetings and hearings

David L. Gladwell, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee, Case Manager (1993-2000)
▪    Managed 4,000+ bankruptcy cases, from initial filing through creditor meetings, asset liquidation, and
     discharge and/or dismissal, and actively participated in annual audits by US Trustee’s Office

United Savings Bank, Contract Administrator (1993-1997)
▪    Reviewed, processed and managed all legal documents associated with foreclosure enforcement for a
     $3 billion loan portfolio, including deficiency actions and REO properties

EDUCATION, CREDENTIALS AND AWARDS

▪     Colorado Bar Association since 2001
▪     Juris Doctor, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2000
▪     Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1989

								
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