Harrison & Held’s financial services team has broad and sophisticated experience navigating the complicated financial services landscape to effectively represent borrowers and lenders in all capacities. Lenders that cut across geographical boundaries look to Harrison & Held’s financial services team to structure, negotiate, and close transactions as well as to assist in restructuring loans.  Harrison & Held’s financial services team has in-depth experience representing lenders in all aspects of lending and capital market transactions and they are able to navigate through various legal frameworks to assist their clients with various finance transactions.  In a rapidly changing landscape, Harrison & Held’s attorneys effectively counsel clients regarding such landscape while, at the same time, remaining cost effective. 

Harrison & Held’s financial services team has handled transactions totaling hundreds of millions of dollars relating to mortgage and mezzanine financing, real estate transactions, including Section 1031 exchanges and other related issues, loan administration and loan-related workouts, foreclosures, and litigation involving defaults against primary obligors as well as against guarantors in both federal and state courts and other related matters.  The team further has experience relating to: 

  • Commercial Lending – the financial services team represents numerous financial institutions, including banks, on transactions including commercial, residential, retail, industrial, and hotel properties and Harrison & Held’s attorneys have closed numerous transactions on behalf of lending institutions that are both unique and multifaceted.  Our financial services team represents many lenders in a variety of unsecured, secured, and mezzanine financing transactions including, but not limited to, asset-based, term loan, and revolving transactions.  The firm also represents banks with respect to the litigation on defaulted loan transactions against debtors including all aspects of state and federal litigation leading up to judgment, as well as post- judgment litigation.
  • Private Wealth Interplay – depending on the situation, the financial services team works closely with other attorneys in the firm including, but not limited to, private wealth attorneys, in structuring transactions with or on behalf of all types of fiduciaries, including trustees, family offices, high net worth individuals, and their closely held entities.
  • Restructuring and Workouts – Harrison & Held’s financial services team provides legal representation to creditors on all aspects of insolvency and bankruptcy issues including DIP issues, restructurings, and liquidation counseling both in and outside bankruptcy court.  The various workout strategies that Harrison & Held’s attorneys are able to achieve in debt and equity workout transactions as well as bankruptcy-related transactions is one aspect of the restructuring and workout practice.