Practice Areas

Banking, Finance & Creditors’ Rights

LLF’s Banking, Finance & Creditors’ Rights Group prides itself on providing insightful and practical advice to clients regarding all aspects of debt and equity financing. The firm has built a fully integrated approach to debt-related matters ranging from loan origination, servicing, sales and securitizations to financial restructuring, work-outs, loan enforcement, and bankruptcy. We represent a significant and diverse group of banks, lenders, commercial finance companies, private equity funds, trust companies, mezzanine lenders and other institutional lenders. LLF is committed to delivering timely, creative, practical and cost-effective solutions to the challenges that face creditors.

Financing Transactions

LLF represents clients in a wide array of financing, including:

  • Secured lending transactions
  • Asset-based lending transactions
  • Cash flow lending
  • Equipment leasing
  • Participations and syndicated lending
  • Working capital facilities
  • Loan sales and purchases and other portfolio transactions

Creditors’ Rights

LLF brings decades of experience to its clients that have made secured and unsecured loans to businesses and real estate owners that have encountered subsequent economic hardship, to reach successful resolutions for our clients. Our work in this area includes:

  • Negotiating out-of-court workouts and forbearance agreements
  • Prosecuting judicial mortgage foreclosure actions
  • Handling foreclosure sales under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
  • Restructuring loans
  • Negotiating adequate protection for use, or prohibiting use, of a creditor’s collateral by a bankrupt company
  • Recovering possession of a client’s property from borrowers both in and outside of bankruptcy cases
  • Handling assignments for the benefit of creditors
  • Litigating fraudulent conveyance claims and preference suits