Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP recently announced Abbey Mansfield Ruby has joined the firm's Nashville office. Representing global, national and regional lenders, agents, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers in commercial financings and restructurings, Ruby has extensive experience in finance transactions spanning a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on healthcare including loans to owners and operators of skilled nursing and other senior living facilities. In 2018, she was recognized by M&A Advisor with an Emerging Leader award for her work in acquisition financing and turnaround transactions.
Previously, Ruby was a principal in the Washington, D.C. office of Miles & Stockbridge PC, after beginning her legal career in the New York offices of international law firms. After earning her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, Ruby graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2008.
Angela M. Playle
Additionally, Angela M. Playle has joined the firm's Healthcare Real Estate Practice in the Nashville office. Previously, she served as senior vice president and deputy general counsel at HCP, Inc., a NYSE-listed real estate investment trust (REIT) now known as Healthpeak Properties. At Waller, Playle will represent REITs, hospitals and health systems, healthcare investors and other healthcare organizations with transactions and operations involving medical office buildings and senior living communities, skilled nursing facilities and other healthcare properties.
Playle earned her law degree in 1997 from Emory University School of Law where she received the Commercial Real Estate Award. Prior to that, she earned her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Vanderbilt University in 1994.