Commercial Finance

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Overview

We represent our clients in connection with a broad range of domestic and international financial transactions, including syndicated financings, trade finance and asset-based transactions.

Our clients include: 

  • International and regional banks
  • Insurance companies
  • Investment funds
  • Real estate investment funds
  • Commercial finance companies
  • Real estate finance companies 
  • Hedge funds
  • Other commercial and consumer lenders

The current state of financial markets has put a premium on knowing and understanding market practices. Clients rely on us for creative, well-informed advice regarding structuring, negotiating and documenting virtually every type of loan product employed in domestic and international transactions. We regularly work on transactions secured by real and personal property and have particular expertise in dealing with transactions implicating laws applicable to intellectual property, real property, securities and other investment property. Many of these transactions involve negotiating the relationship among lenders and lending groups, including varying levels of subordinated debt, mezzanine debt, and unitranche financings. Our reputation is based on our understanding of how to achieve commercial goals within a constantly evolving legal environment.

We regularly advise clients on financings for industries including:

  • Agriculture 
  • Entertainment
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Private banking
  • Real estate
  • Technology
  • Transportation

We frequently work on traditional and non-traditional asset-based financings. Naturally, as a group within a premiere real estate firm, we have vast capabilities to address real estate issues arising in asset-based and other commercial structures.

Our commercial finance lawyers work closely with our litigators and bankruptcy attorneys both in the initial structuring of transactions and in restructurings, work out and enforcement of debt transactions.

Our attorneys have been recognized as preeminent in their fields by well-respected ranking services and directories, including Best Lawyers of America and Chambers USA.