Banking and Finance

Our banking and finance practice group represents banks and financial institutions in various lending matters. Our attorneys structure, negotiate, document, close and render opinions for complex and routine financial transactions, including loans, public finance and real estate transactions, among others. We have served clients throughout the banking and finance industry, including banks, credit unions, mortgage companies, insurance companies, structured finance providers, asset based lenders, specialty lenders and commercial consumers of financial services.

Core practice areas of the banking and finance practice group include:

Secured Lending

Our attorneys manage and monitor the issuance of loans secured by accounts receivable, inventory, equipment and other business assets. We assist financial institutions with operational aspects of project and development financing for commercial, industrial and manufacturing properties and projects. We offer extensive knowledge of capital financing and facilities for the benefit of businesses and high net worth individuals secured by investment securities, including restricted securities. We also advise on workouts and restructuring transactions involving the financial condition or business operations of debtors.

Structured Finance/Restructuring

Our banking and finance group assists with multi-tiered capital development credit facilities provided by mezzanine lenders and venture capital investors, securitization of asset-backed and mortgage loan pools, syndicated term and revolving credit facilities provided by multiple lenders, and complex unsecured working capital credit facilities involving public and private companies.

Letters of Credit

We represent clients on domestic transactions involving letters of credit, including credit enhancement for bond issuances.

Financial Derivatives

Our attorneys provide counsel for interest rate swaps, options, caps, collars, and other financial derivatives with emphasis on transactions governed by the documents and conventions of the International Swap Dealers Association.