Project Description

Our banking and financial services practice is the backbone of our law firm.  We represent every size financial institution, from small community banks to Fortune 100 clients. We assist our banking clients with almost every aspect of their business and are as comfortable with the legal issues that present themselves in the board room as we are those facing the front line customer service representatives.  By understanding the business of banking we advise our clients in a value added manner uncommon to most law firms.  Banks are constantly faced with decisions exposing them to civil and criminal liability, we give them the right answers when they need them.

The following is a nonexclusive list of those areas in which we represent our clients.

Lending:  Loan Committee Structure, Policies and ProceduresAll Loan Documentation (form review and custom), RESPA, Lender Liability Matters, including: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Duress, Bad Faith.

Collateralization:  Deed of Trusts, Financing Statements, Non-Standard UCC securitization.

Asset Intake and Management:  Workouts, Foreclosure, Repossession, Collection; policies and procedures affecting same.  Asset management:  including, real estate, minerals, hospitality, and non salable/toxic asset handling.

Regulatory:  We have first hand experience with drastic changes in the regulations affecting to financial services institutions and the incredible pressure that regulators are able to apply to those under their supervision.  We advise our clients in matters of regulatory compliance and regulator interface.  We assist with our clients regulatory examinations, providing insight and direct representation when needed.