Coleman Stevenson & Montel's Finance attorneys provide the full range of legal services to financial institutions. Our finance lawyers bring a wealth of experience representing both lenders and borrowers, structuring, negotiating, drafting, and restructuring and assisting in the administration of credit arrangements of all types. Our SBA, USDA and Infrastructure Finance attorneys are uniquely adept at handling complex financings. We handle both equity and debt financings of major real estate projects, as well as acquisitions or dispositions of major properties and other real estate assets.
- Private Equity Finance
- Project Finance
- Public and Tax-Exempt Finance
- Real Estate
SBA Guaranteed Lending
CSM is diligent, thoughtful and precise in its completion of the SBA loan process. Our expertise in government guaranteed lending encompasses all SBA options, including 7(a), 504, and Express programs. CSM takes pride in representing national and local lending institutions with their SBA needs. We know and understand the timely nature of this practice area and take all appropriate steps to ensure that deadlines are met while maintaining the end goal of a properly documented and closed SBA loan to protect the SBA guarantee and limit the lender’s risk.
CSM’s goal is to protect the lender’s interests, provide knowledgeable representation and experience to preserve the SBA guarantee. We also aim to alleviate any concerns the borrower may have by explaining the loan process, patiently reviewing the loan documents and maintaining a high degree of professionalism and acting in an ethical manner in all interactions.
USDA Guaranteed Lending
CSM is experienced with documenting and closing USDA guaranteed loans. CSM is proud to represent local banks in their efforts to assist rural development. We will take every step necessary to protect the bank’s guarantee by accurately documenting and closing USDA loans, thereby protecting the lender’s USDA guarantee and reducing the bank’s risk.
We also aim to alleviate any concerns the borrower may have by explaining the loan process, patiently reviewing the loan documents and maintaining a high degree of professionalism and acting in an ethical manner in all interactions.
Conventional Commercial Lending
CSM serves the needs of financial institutions in a variety of ways, via conventional commercial transactions, which include acquisitions, refinancing, construction loans, term loans, lines of credit and real estate loans. CSM represents its lending clients to ensure that the credit facilities are properly reviewed, documented and secured so they are in compliance with applicable government regulations, statutory requirements and prudent lending practices.