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Financial institutions and banking interests require more from their legal representation than knowledge of the law. A sophisticated understanding of the business of lending, the constantly changing landscape of finance and innovative loan and financing structures are non-negotiable requirements for finance counsel. At Gibbs Giden, our lawyers offer comprehensive and sophisticated legal representation designed to protect our clients’ loan portfolios and secured assets, minimize their risk and maximize the value of their investments.

Representing Financial Institutions and Lenders on Complex Investment and Credit Matters

Gibbs Giden provides exceptional representation for bank holding companies, community banks and other institutional lenders, as well as national, regional and local financial institutions doing business throughout California and Nevada. Our finance lawyers 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.

With vision focused simultaneously on the big picture and the smallest details, we provide meticulous documentation, sound structures, and experienced guidance for a wide variety of lending transactions, including:

  • Asset-based loans
  • Participations
  • Syndications
  • Restructurings
  • 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

In addition to structuring and documenting complex financing arrangements, we also counsel banks and other institutional lenders on ancillary yet vital matters that impact the security and profitability of their transactions and their operations as a whole, including:

  • Insolvency 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
  • Disposition of troubled properties
  • Foreclosures and loan workouts

Obtain Trusted Financial Counsel Today

Gibbs Giden prides itself on the trust banks and institutional lenders have placed in our guidance and judgment over the years, and we work tirelessly to continue earning that trust. For seasoned, responsive and comprehensive finance counsel, please call our Los Angeles office at 310-552-3400, our Irvine office at 949-287-8044 or our Las Vegas office at 702-836-9800, or contact us online. We look forward to assisting you.