Commercial Finance/Banking

Lyne, Woodworth & Evarts LLP attorneys represent a variety of lenders and borrowers in commercial loan transactions. Many of these secured lending arrangements involve complex collateral security provisions. The firm is experienced in transactions governed by the Uniform Commercial Code, including security interests in all types of real and personal property collateral, including the creation of security interests in various types of collateral. We obtain and perfect security interests in such property as accounts receivables, inventory and equipment, chattel paper, intellectual property, and other instruments and securities. Our lawyers typically participate in all stages of lending transactions, from structuring the transaction through negotiation and documentation. Our representative clients have included General Electric Capital Corporation, BankBoston, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America, State Street Bank and Trust Company, US Trust, Brookline Bank, as well as other banks, insurance companies, other institutional lenders, as well as state and municipal authorities and agencies. We counsel lenders in the enforcement of their rights, including priorities, set off, and care of collateral. We work to maximize the rights, remedies and protection available to our clients.