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Banking and financial institutions are increasingly confronted with changing local and foreign regulations, complex government requirements, and shifting market challenges. It has never been more important to have trusted legal counsel on your side who are poised to assist in navigating this multifaceted legal landscape.

From operational and transactional matters to representing clients before regulatory agencies like the Federal Reserve, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Fraser Stryker’s team of Banking and Finance attorneys provides clients with comprehensive legal services to protect their operations and reach their business goals.

Through our extensive experience advising global financial institutions, investment and mortgage firms, and locally-based banks, our attorneys have extensive insight into how our clients can maximize their business potential. We have counseled clients on a broad range of operational and transactional matters, including:

  • Commercial loan documentation, administration, and enforcement
  • Asset-backed and real estate-secured credit facilities with commercial lenders
  • Multi-tenant residential construction, Freddie Mac, and Fannie Mae financings
  • Mortgage loan servicing
  • Commercial paper sales and purchases
  • Secured transaction
  • Problem credit administration and workouts
  • Negotiable instruments
  • Documentary and standby letters of credit in domestic and international transactions
  • Industrial development revenue bond documentation, administration, and enforcement
  • Bank holding company formation, qualification, and compliance
  • Bank stock loan documentation and administration
  • Commercial lenders in workouts of troubled loans
  • State bank receiverships
  • Bank holding company sales, purchases, and mergers
  • Friendly or hostile tender offers
  • Local counsel loan opinions

Effective Advice to Navigate Changing Regulations

Because of the industry’s ever-changing regulatory framework and growing market needs, we strive to remain well-informed of new regulatory developments within federal and state banks, bank holding company authorities, and state banking departments. Should the need arise, our attorneys are at the ready to zealously defend our clients, guiding them through investigations, examinations, and possible litigation.


Representation in asset recovery proceedings.

Represented financial institutions in asset recovery proceedings, including structured workouts, turnover proceedings, real property foreclosures, litigation, and bankruptcy matters.