Banking and financial services are at the core of our firm’s practice. Our lawyers represent some of the largest U.S. and international financial institutions and a variety of financial services companies, ranging from regional financial powerhouses to national credit unions to local community banks. With a team of highly experienced lawyers and a comprehensive suite of expert practice areas, we serve these clients in virtually every way possible.
Our lending practice is second to none. The lawyers in our Banking and Financial Services department have extensive experience in all types and phases of transactional lending activity, including traditional commercial real estate (CRE) lending, commercial and industrial (C&I) transactions, complex syndicated lending and secondary-market transactions. Our practice groups cover all types of mortgage and credit facilities, including loan facilities covered by derivative products such as swaps and caps, and transactions involving 1031 and reverse 1031 exchanges. Our attorneys are experts in the fields of equipment leasing and financing, solar finance, transportation finance, asset-based lending, small business lending, industrial revenue bonds, and tax-advantaged lending. Virtually every type of commercial lending product is successfully closed by the firm.
Comprehensive, Contemporary and Uncompromising Representation for Banks and Other Lenders
Our Banking and Financial Services department provides advice and advocacy for numerous types of compliance, operational, transactional, environmental, corporate and dispute resolution matters. A significant portion of our practice is also devoted to representing clients in real property matters, such as leasing and purchasing bank property and the prosecution of zoning and land use applications. Within our banking and financial services practice, our primary service areas are:
- Banking and Financial Services Litigation
- Commercial Finance
- Commercial Real Estate Finance
- Financial Mergers and Acquisitions
- Financial Regulatory and Compliance
- Commercial Foreclosures/Total Debt Restructuring
- Operations, Outsourcing and Vendor Arrangements
- Environmental Evaluations and Review
Our experience encompasses every phase of troubled credits. We provide comprehensive, expert and strategic guidance to financial institutions faced with the realities of loan restructurings, workouts, foreclosures and every other type of distressed-credit and troubled-asset resolution. Our premier Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring Group is recognized region-wide and excels at navigating the intricacies of bankruptcy reorganizations, bankruptcy sales, and creditors' rights matters and alternate recovery methods available in the bankruptcy arena. We have extensive experience in guiding our clients through accelerated recovery or asset dispositions available through the bankruptcy process. We apply industry-leading recovery techniques for the benefit of our institutional clients as well as private clients.