We provide legal services to a wide range of financial institutions, including commercial banks, savings banks, credit unions, bank and thrift holding companies, insurance companies and finance companies. We also represent national and regional investment banking firms in matters involving banks, thrifts and their holding companies and other corporate clients, in addition to companies providing data processing to financial institutions.
Our national Banking Group counsels financial institutions and borrowers on a wide variety of lending transactions including
- Commercial and real estate loan transactions
- Public finance transactions involving letters of credit
- Liquidity facilities and direct bond purchases
- Tender offer financing
- Leveraged buyouts
- Negotiated and hostile acquisitions (including tender offers)
- Sales and restructurings
- Issuance of equity and debt instruments
- Securitization of assets
Other banking and financial institution service areas include compliance and regulatory issues, corporate governance and fiduciary duty issues and disputes, securities activities, bankruptcy, debt collection and insolvency issues, and interest rate swaps.
We are experienced in bank and bank holding company matters and in matters related to thrift institutions. We represent investment banking and other financial parties in transactions involving banks or thrifts in complex loan transactions and in various other related matters.