Barry A. Hines

T 502.779.8578
F 502.581.1087
400 West Market Street
Suite 3200
Louisville, Kentucky 40202-3363

Barry is a member in the Louisville office and currently serves on the firm's Executive Committee. He is the former Practice Group Leader of the Commercial Real Estate Lending and Servicing practice group. His practice is heavily concentrated in representing lenders and servicers in connection with commercial real estate transactions. His clients include CMBS lenders, life insurance companies, bridge lenders and mezzanine lenders that originate commercial mortgage loans nationwide, as well as master and special servicers.

Barry is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers where he serves as member of the Board of Governors and is a former chair of the Capital Markets and Real Estate Finance Committee.  Barry is also a frequent speaker and author on topics related to commercial real estate finance. He is listed in the Best Lawyers in America© (2006-2019), Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2007-2016) and is AV® Pre-eminent rated in Martindale-Hubbell®.  He is also listed in Chambers USA®, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2003-2017), where he was recognized as “… a brilliantly able attorney with a phenomenal legal mind” and “He is great to work with – eminently practical and reasonable.”

Highlights & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2006-2019; Louisville "Lawyer of the Year," Real Estate Law, 2019
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers® 2007-2016
  • AV® Pre-eminent rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Chambers USA, Real Estate, 2003-2017

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, former Chair of the Capital Markets Committee and member of the Board of Governors
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of America

Press Releases

Non-FBT Publications and Events

"It's All About the Money - Leases as Collateral," ABA/American College of Real Estate Lawyers, March 2016

"Refinancing Tenant-In-Common Loans Utilizing a Delaware Statutory Trust," the ACREL Papers, Fall 2014, published by the American College of Real Estate Lawyers

“Stacking the Deck in Your Favor,” American College of Real Estate Lawyers Spring 2012 Meeting

“Revived, Reviled, Rescued or Redeemed, The Return of CMBS,” American College of Real Estate Lawyers Fall 2011 Meeting

“What’s New for CMBS 2.0 Loan Originations and Why?”, The ACREL Papers, Fall 2011, published by the American College of Real Estate Lawyers

“Commercial Real Estate Financing,” Kentucky Real Estate Law and Practice, Chapter 8, 4th Ed., 2012, published by the University of Kentucky College of Law

“Service Contracts: Protecting Real Estate Lenders,” Probate and Property, the magazine of the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association, March/April 1997

“Commercial Real Estate Markets,” an interview with WFPL News host Laura Ellis, January 14, 2009

Speaker on commercial real estate lending issues at the 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010, University of Kentucky Real Estate Law and Practice Seminar

Other Contact Info




Rhonda Hubert
T 502.779.8708