The firm advises its clients during the business formation process and helps them determine the most beneficial business entity for a client’s particular needs. In addition, the firm drafts business partnership agreements, articles of incorporation, operating agreements, buy-sell agreements and numerous other contracts necessary to protect the client’s company and ensure the best interests of a business venture. The firm also provides its clients with comprehensive corporate operational tools and dissolution strategies.
The firm represents both financial institutions and their borrowers in lender liability litigation in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitrations and mediations. The firm defends its clients against a range of claims involving construction loans and disputes, deposit account agreements, and commercial and mortgage loans. The firm also assists in the negotiation of loan workouts between lenders and borrowers. Additionally, the firm’s attorneys have successfully worked on matters involving the Truth-in-Lending Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
The firm’s creditors’ rights lawyers group have extensive experience in the protection and advancement of creditors’ rights in insolvency situations. Our attorneys handle transactional matters such as documenting and negotiating secured and unsecured loans, loan purchases/sales, loan modifications, and similar contracts, as well as litigation matters such as collection lawsuits in state and federal court, and limited creditor-side bankruptcy matters. The firm also represents borrowers, lenders, suppliers and additional interested third parties in negotiating alternatives to bankruptcy.