Lending & Financial Institutions

Frantz Ward represents and defends lenders and financial institutions of all types in consumer and commercial loan litigation, class actions, and related issues. Examples include claims of lender liability, failure to disburse, consumer complaints of all varieties, deposit issues and foreclosure disputes. We’ve also defended lenders against claims and lawsuits involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA). We also proactively counsel clients on steps they can take to avoid or minimize the risk of lender liability litigation.

Our financial institution and lending clients range from large national banks to smaller regional and community banks and non-bank financing entities, as well as, a captive financing arm of a Fortune 100 company. Frantz Ward attorneys have significant experience in specialty lending areas such as, asset-based lending, equipment finance and leasing, and commercial real estate lending. In fact, one of our attorneys was a former in-house chief counsel of a bank.

Our lawyers regularly advise clients on the structuring, documentation and implementation of sophisticated lending transactions to include both public and private debt. We regularly advise clients on dealing with troubled credits and special debt situations to include financial workouts, debt restructures, and judicial and non-judicial remedy enforcement. Our firm has significant experience in representing lenders as the primary secured creditor/creditor group in Chapter 11 bankruptcies, state receiverships, and other insolvency proceedings.

We also represent lenders and financial institutions in estate and trust administration.

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