Commercial Finance & Banking

Benesch’s Commercial Finance & Banking Practice Group integrates the corporate, commercial, bankruptcy and real estate experience of attorneys and focuses directly on meeting the legal and related business needs of commercial lenders and financial institutions. We also assist borrowers in financing transactions (other than opposite our lending clients), which enables us to bring efficiencies to the table. The approach to services is based on bringing together targeted legal experience and a dedicated core group of attorneys, appropriate staffing, practical solutions and cost effectiveness.


  • Banks and other financial institutions in commercial loan and financing transactions
  • Secured parties in loan workouts
  • Issuers and lenders in securitization transactions
  • Represent borrowers in financing transactions

Matters Include

  • Mezzanine financings
  • Loan originations
  • Loan modifications
  • Workouts, debt and recapitalization transactions
  • DIP facilities
  • Asset securitization transactions
  • Collateral issues