Finance Law

Our real estate attorneys who specialize in finance and banking law provide counsel to community, regional, and national commercial banks, financial institutions, private investors, as well as commercial and residential borrowers. We have worked with numerous financial institutions providing complex representation involving bond and securitized financing, mezzanine financing, SBA loans, and life insurance company financing. Our financial attorneys work with clients throughout the various stages of the loan process, from initial negotiations, commitment letter, due diligence, and the drafting and negotiation of loan documents through loan closing, and even loan workouts. We seek to advise our clients concerning the structure of their financial transactions, the risks associated with the transaction and the applicable federal and state regulations relating to loans in an effort to protect their interests. Our focus is to get the deal closed while providing value to our clients.

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Our finance attorneys make a difference in many ways:

  • we have successfully structured complex loan financing for interconnected residential subdivisions and large retail shopping centers;
  • we provide lender representation in completing bond financing in multi-layered transactions;
  • we have worked with clients in the completion of loan assumption agreements for the completion of complex commercial purchase agreements; and
  • we have worked with small businesses to obtain SBA loans necessary to grow their business.


The complexities surrounding the residential and commercial construction industry require knowledge of construction contracts, construction liens, surety bonds, building codes, financing, insurance, construction defects, delays and disruptions, regulations such as OSHA and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), wage and hours laws, permitting and land use. We provide legal services in resolving disputes concerning construction law including mediation, arbitration, and trial.

Industry Resources:

Finance Law Attorneys

Matthew R. Plummer

Practice Lead & Managing Partner

Robert G. Blalock


Stephen G. Perry


Amanda C. Tullidge


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