Banking, Creditors' Rights, & Foreclosures

The Banking, Creditors’ Rights, and Foreclosures practice group provides complete representation to financial institutions, business entities and private individuals in connection with loan and financing transactions, collections, foreclosures, workouts, lender liability claims and bankruptcy proceedings.

Our Vermont attorneys are routinely involved in advising banking corporations with respect to contractual and regulatory matters and in representing lenders in connection with secured and unsecured commercial and residential loan and financing transactions.

The firm maintains a strong foreclosure practice and has represented a number of Vermont banks in connection with commercial and consumer foreclosure, collateral repossession and loan workouts.

The firm represents the banking and creditor community doing business in Vermont in all state and federal courts.

Typical matters we work on include:

• Representing lenders and banks in secured and unsecured commercial and consumer loans;

• Representing lenders and borrowers as local counsel in complex venture-financing transactions involving Vermont collateral or parties;

• Advising banks and other lenders on licensing, compliance and similar regulatory matters;

• Representing banks and private lenders in workouts, contested foreclosures, receiverships, and proceedings to enforce security interests; and

• Representing creditors in adversary proceedings, relief-from-stay proceedings, and similar matters before the following courts:  U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of  Vermont;  U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of New York; U.S. District Courts; and the U. S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals.