Banking & Finance

Effective Legal Representation for Banking and Finance Matters

Financial institutions and banking interests require comprehensive and sophisticated legal representation to protect their loan portfolios and secured assets, minimize risk, and ensure compliance with a plethora of legal and regulatory mandates. Accessibility, responsiveness, and a comprehensive understanding of the law and lending businesses are non-negotiable characteristics of effective banking and finance counsel.

At McAllister, DeTar, Showalter and Walker (MDSW), our attorneys combine these qualities with over 30 years of collective experience to provide exceptional representation for national, regional, and local financial institutions—as well as private equity funds—doing business throughout Maryland, Delaware and across the United States.

Global Knowledge, Local Connection

For bank holding companies, community banks, and other institutional lenders, we provide experienced guidance on compliance issues and meticulously structure, document, and address deficiencies for a wide variety of lending transactions.

Extensive Experience with Commercial Credit Facilities and Beyond

MDSW’s banking and finance attorneys have extensive experience in secured and unsecured commercial credit facilities ranging from smaller loans and single transactions to multimillion-dollar syndicated credit facilities and other forms of structured finance, including:

  • Asset-based loans
  • Participations
  • Syndications
  • Restructuring
  • Secured or unsecured lending facilities
  • Traditional commercial loans
  • Construction and development loans
  • Leveraged and synthetic leases
  • Securitization conduits
  • Project and structured financing
  • Real estate financing and syndications
  • Swaps and other derivative transactions

Comprehensive Counsel for the Banking Industry

We help our banking clients assess potential risks and develop strategies to achieve their goals. We see the big picture as well as the smallest details, allowing us to structure lending facilities that are advantageous in and of themselves as well as part of a larger portfolio. MDSW clients benefit from our sophisticated understanding of the industry worldwide as well as our deep connections with Eastern Shore lenders and businesses.

Beyond structuring and documenting transactions, we assist banks and institutional lenders with all issues that may arise with realizing on those investments as well as their management and operation, including:

  • Bankruptcy and creditor’s rights
  • Lender liability
  • Mortgage fraud representation
  • Prosecution and defense of fraudulent transfer claims
  • SBA representation and liquidation of SBA loan assets
  • Uniform Commercial Code issues
  • Bank regulatory matters
  • Disposition of troubled properties
  • Foreclosures and loan workouts
  • Sales or acquisitions of loan portfolios

Schedule a Consultation

The MDSW commitment to our banking and finance clients extends beyond offering sophisticated counsel. Having represented banks and lenders for decades, we know that trust and reliability are the cornerstones of these institutions’ relationships with their legal team. We endeavor to earn that trust every single day with consistent, efficient, and effective service and representation.

With offices in Annapolis, Easton, Cambridge, and Ocean City, Maryland, McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker is perfectly positioned to provide institutional lenders with high-level, personally tailored legal representation. Simply choose an attorney from the above list and use the supplied contact information to start a conversation.