Higier Allen & Lautin, P.C., Dallas, Texas Attorneys

Banking & Finance

Our Banking & Finance group represents numerous local, regional and national commercial banks and non-bank lenders. The Firm has years of experiencing representing its Banking & Finance clients. This experience helps guide our clients through transactions and provides unique ability to understand the concerns and considerations of our clients entering into these transactions.
The Banking & Finance group is a multidisciplinary practice group lead by a team of seasoned lender lawyers but, also includes work-out, litigation and creditor side bankruptcy attorneys. We are designed to be able to provide to our client banks comprehensive full service on all aspects of commercial lending.

Our Banking & Finance attorneys routinely handle direct, participated and syndicated loan and other credit transactions of all types. We are equally comfortable with asset-based lending on personal property transactions and with real estate lending in all phases of development. Our attorneys are experienced in a wide variety of banking and lending matters, including:

  • Asset-based and collateralized financing
  • Mezzanine and other subordinate debt structuring
  • Loan restructuring and workouts
  • Syndicated and multiple creditor financing
  • Factoring
  • UCC sales and real estate foreclosures
  • Collections
  • Regulatory compliance

In addition to the broad experience of the group’s attorneys, the group practice in several specialized areas, including:

  • Commercial real estate loans on multifamily properties for DUS lenders for ultimate delivery to Fannie Mae and or Freddie Mac or for securitization and sale in the CMBS marketplace
  • Mortgage warehousing and specialty credits such as MSR financing, HECM’s and HECM tail financing, and other facilities targeted towards mortgage originators
  • “On demand” advisory service focusing on day to day depository issues to assist front line bankers with questions concerning trusts, powers of attorney, probate related matters and the like
  • HAL-Docs, an affiliate of the firm, operates a parallel complementary service to our bank clients with a separate dedicated team of attorneys and processors who perform limited due diligence on and prepare customized Laser Pro packages for commercial loans on a structured fee basis.

Our experience runs the full life cycle of a financing transaction, from initial negotiations, to workouts and collections.

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Attorney Jeffrey D Livingston-t

Jeffrey Livingston

Co-Head of Banking & Finance Group
Attorney Jeffery M Mitchell

Jeff Mitchell

Co-Head of Banking & Finance Group