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Banking & Financial Services

Walter Haverfield’s deep bench of firm-wide talent offers a range of legal counsel to the banking and finance industry. Our attorneys have significant experience serving the needs of our clients in this highly regulated and ever-changing industry.

We provide stability and mitigate legal risks to banking and financial service clients, including:

Business services
Documenting loan origination
Litigation and enforcement of creditors’ rights
Loan workout and forbearance
Real estate
Employment
Economic development

Our Banking & Financial Services Difference

Our group of attorneys provides commercial lenders with skilled counsel in the areas of construction, real estate, and commercial law. We support a variety of lenders, including banks, private lenders, mezzanine lenders, venture capital firms as well as equipment financing and leasing operations.

We represent lenders aggressively and efficiently in areas including:

  • Capital equipment loans and leases
  • Construction and permanent transaction mortgage lending
  • Foreclosure and bankruptcy litigation
  • Loan closing services
  • Loan workouts and collections
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and buyout financing
  • Revolving credit, working capital, inventory, and receivables financing
  • Tax-enhanced loan transactions

Walter Haverfield counsels local and national lenders to negotiate construction and permanent loans and all types of leases for both property owners and tenants. We also represent lenders in leasehold mortgage financing transactions and loans intended to be sold in the conduit market.

Contact

Nathan A. Felker, Partner

216.928.2926
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“I would not be where I’m at today without Walter Haverfield.”

RYAN STEFAN

President – Cuyahoga River Capital

Recognition

U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® 2022 “BEST LAW FIRMS” RANKINGS
  • Metropolitan Tier 1: Commercial Litigation
  • Metropolitan Tier 1: Litigation – Real Estate
  • Metropolitan Tier 1: Real Estate Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 2: Banking and Finance Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 2: Tax Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 3: Litigation – Insurance
U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® 2021 “BEST LAW FIRMS” RANKINGS
  • Metropolitan Tier 1: Commercial Litigation
  • Metropolitan Tier 1: Litigation – Real Estate
  • Metropolitan Tier 1: Real Estate Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 2: Tax Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 3: Banking and Finance Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 3: Litigation – Insurance