Financial Institutions

From our offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Delaware, Indiana, Los Angeles, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio, and Washington, D.C., the Barnes & Thornburg LLP Financial Institutions Practice Group offers financial institutions a full range of legal services, including representation before various state and federal regulatory agencies.

Our clients include banks, savings associations and credit unions, issuers of credit cards and other forms of consumer credit, insurance companies, accounting firms, investment banking firms, governmental lending agencies, pension funds, financing companies, real estate trusts and other lending or financial institutions, as well as institutional investment funds.

We serve these clients in the areas of regulatory compliance, standard form drafting, negotiating and documenting various credit and equity transactions (including capitalized leases, dealer financing, and other floor plan arrangements), real estate transactions, bankruptcies, foreclosures, bonds, wills and trusts, complex commercial litigation, mergers and acquisitions, holding company formations, financings (including securitized asset financings and syndicated real estate loans), thrift conversions, charter formations and flips, and direct dealings with regulatory agencies.

Our Financial Institutions Practice Group includes members who practice in a variety of areas of law, including business, bond, finance, insolvency and restructuring, litigation, taxation, real estate, and environmental law. This interdisciplinary approach permits us to offer legal services to assist financial institutions in disputes and issues that cross a multitude of legal disciplines.

Practice Areas include:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Electronic Transfers
  • Federal Consumer Credit Protection
  • Financial Regulations
  • Real Estate
  • Thrift Conversions
  • Truth-In-Lending
  • Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Uniform Consumer Credit Code