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Our Attorneys Have Been Representing Financial Institutions in New York City and Beyond for More than 160 Years

Cullen and Dykman have been devoted to serving financial institutions in New York City, the Tri-State Region, throughout the Northeast Region and beyond for more than 160 years. With clients ranging from local banks to the largest of multinational financial institutions, the breadth of our financial services practice is unparalleled among firms of our size in the region, and as one of New York’s oldest law firms, our firm’s accomplishments can be traced back for generations.

Financial institutions are the lifeblood of modern industry and commerce. Without lenders to take on financial risk and provide the capital necessary for large-scale business growth, construction projects, real estate investments and technological innovation, where would we be today? The opportunities that now shape our world would never have been brought to fruition, and many of the successes (both in terms of financial innovation and structural accomplishments) that we all take for granted today, might never have existed.

We remain leaders in providing unparalleled service and expertise to the financial industry group. From being at the forefront of the regulatory framework governing our financial to clients to being at the vanguard of leading-edge lending techniques and security, our services remain unmatched within the industry and at the most competitive of price points.

A Law Firm Devoted to Meeting the Complex Legal Needs of Financial Institutions

From establishing and merging banks to representing lenders in transactions and litigation with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake, we serve financial institutions in all areas. Our significant expertise includes areas that are specific to the financial services sector, such as financial regulatory compliance and total debt restructuring, as well as more-general areas that have a direct or indirect impact on financial institutions’ operations, such as outsourcing, contract negotiations and environmental evaluations. Our firm’s experience includes representing financial institutions in virtually all types of transactions, including:

  • Corporate mergers and acquisitions
  • Business and commercial enterprises
  • Commercial Finance
  • Commercial Lending
  • Commercial litigation
  • Construction
  • Credit Unions
  • Educational and religious organizations
  • Energy and utility projects
  • Enforcement remedies
  • Equipment leasing and finance
  • Portfolio acquisitions and divestitures
  • Real Estate finance
  • Real estate transactions
  • Research and development
  • Technology investments
  • Transportation projects
  • Venture capital investments

We provide extensive and comprehensive post-transaction/post-closing representation. From foreclosures and loan workouts to commercial litigation to virtually all enforcement remedies, our clients know to call upon us to enforce their legal rights and to protect and recover their financial assets. With our long history of serving financial institutions in New York City, the Tri-State Region, surrounding areas and beyond, and with our vast experience in all issues affecting our financial clients, we offer unique, practical and customized solutions that protect our clients while preserving their business relationships and upholding their reputations within the community.

Contact the Banking and Financial Services Department at Cullen and Dykman

If you would like to learn more about our firm’s Banking and Financial Services practice or our cross-disciplinary approach to meeting the legal needs of financial institutions of all sizes, we encourage you to get in touch. Contact us to speak with a member of our Banking and Financial Services department today.

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