SW&M advises and supports financial institutions across the full spectrum of commercial lending matters. 

We have broad experience with commercial lending regulatory matters, as well as special assets management, insolvency, and bankruptcy matters.

Our comprehensive services include the following:

  • Drafting and reviewing commercial loan documents for commercial real estate (CRE), commercial and industrial (C&I), and construction transactions
  • Negotiating with borrowers, guarantors and other related parties — such as property management companies, general contractors, funds control companies, engineers, architects, and other secured and unsecured lenders
  • Providing title review and loan closing support
  • Developing consistency letters for loan documents drafted by non-attorney services (such as LaserPro) to ensure alignment with credit memoranda and general enforceability of terms and conditions
  • Analyzing complex borrower ownership structures and legal lending limits
  • Reviewing and updating commercial lending policies
  • Developing forbearance agreements, reservation of rights notices, and default enforcement
  • Drafting and negotiating participation and syndication agreements
Attorneys Practicing in Commercial Lending
Bill Adler
Senior Partner
Joseph Garibyan
Priscilla Cervantes
Neal Butala
What Makes SW&M Unique?

In a few words: Focus, purpose, commitment and “fire in the belly”