Derek Ladgenski, a partner in the Commercial Finance practice, offered tips to restaurant operators negotiating credit agreements at the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference in November that were highlighted in a recent Restaurant Finance Monitor article. Noting that getting credit requires building a relationship, Derek said, “You need to know what you will receive and what you are offering [the lender].” Furthermore, he added, “What’s more important is setting (loans) up so there are more deals down the road.” (“Credit Is King but Consider It Carefully,” November 18, 2014)