Banking and Finance

Services Provided

Commercial Transactions Services

We advise lenders and borrowers on commercial transactions, including secured and unsecured lending, asset-based and real estate lending, project and acquisition financing, letters of credit and mortgage enforceability opinions.

Foreclosures and Workout Agreements

Our banking attorneys handle all aspects of foreclosure actions and  negotiate loan default workout agreements.

Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy

We represent lenders in connection with troubled loans in proceedings before the United States Bankruptcy Court as well as cases pending in state court throughout the State of Iowa.

Mergers & Acquisitions

We have experience in negotiating, structuring and completing mergers, acquisitions and other reorganizations. Our attorneys have accomplished even the most complex transactions of all sizes.

State & Federal Regulatory and Compliance

We represent buyers and sellers of financial institutions and provide regulatory and compliance advice to banks and their related holding companies. Members of the practice have also served as in-house counsel for financial institutions, bringing first-hand industry experience to the team.

Tax Exempt Financing

We have experience acting as bond counsel, borrower counsel and bank counsel in connection with numerous tax-exempt bond transactions.

Securities Law

We advise on private placement offerings, mezzanine financing, venture capital and counsel regarding angel investors.

Banking Litigation

Our banking and litigation attorneys represent Iowa and out of state banks, savings and loans, and other financial institutions in banking litigation involving a wide variety of matters.

A Wealth of Experience

Our experienced attorneys are equipped to handle all of your banking law needs, with many attorneys serving the industry for more than 25 years.

We care about our clients and provide personal attention to every matter. We also strive to stay on top of industry developments and communicate that information to our clients via email updates and regularly scheduled webinars.

Our banking attorneys bring a team approach to business needs by collaborating with other practice groups including: 


Additional Resources

Representative Matters

View a list of our representative banking  matters relating to transactional, regulatory and litigation matters.

Presentation Library

Download past presentations and view on-demand videos.

If you have questions regarding our banking and finance practice, please email or call us in Cedar Rapids at (319) 366-7641 or in Coralville at (319) 354-1019.