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We Get Lenders

We take the time to listen and understand.

We Get Creditors

You get expertise in the law and in your industry.

We Get Lenders

We take the time to listen and understand.

We Get Creditors

You get expertise in the law and in your industry.

Lenders Don't Just Need a Lawyer...

Banks and other lenders need counsel who understand their industry and add value. RMG attorneys have been providing legal services to lenders on a daily basis for almost 30 years, and understand what lenders need. We handle lenders' needs in an efficient, results-oriented fashion.

Our substantial experience allows us to provide legal guidance as part of a team effort to identify the optimal structure and strategy. No matter what the task, RMG professionals can cost-efficiently consult on and plan a deal structure, provide legal due diligence, and/or draft the necessary documentation, while at the same time minimizing risk. Our litigation attorneys understand how expensive and unproductive litigation can be. So when pending or potential litigation is involved, we will help you to devise a litigation strategy which, while protecting your rights, avoids unnecessary expenses, and brings results in as short a time period as is reasonably possible.

The Latest from the Knowledge Center...

Tenancy By Entireties Property In Bankruptcy: The United States District Court for the District of Maryland Adds Another Chapter to An Enigmatic Book

September 1, 2017

The common law tenancy by the entireties, recognized in Maryland, Virginia, and a few other states, is a strange and mysterious thing.  It is founded on the premise that married persons constitute a “marital unit” that is a legal entity separate and apart from either spouse.  Consequently, neither spouse owns property held as tenants by…

Maryland Mechanic’s Lien Essentials for Real Estate Lenders

August 25, 2017

A common question posed by out-of-state lenders making a real estate secured loan in Maryland involves the creditor-friendly mechanic’s lien statute.  The question is often posed in two parts:  whether (i) the establishment of a Mechanic’s Lien can prime the lien priority of subsequent construction advances secured by a recorded, first-lien deed of trust on…

Real Estate Notes: Differing Investment Approaches

August 24, 2017

Over the past decade, fluctuations in the real estate market have driven many real estate investors to move to investing in notes. Real estate notes offer many benefits to those looking to reap the rewards of real estate investment while minimizing risk. The real estate investment and note sales attorneys at Rosenberg Martin Greenberg are…

The Value of Counsel in Class Action Lawsuit Defense

August 24, 2017

From the banking industry to insurance, consumer sales to data protection, class action lawsuits put millions or even billions of dollars at stake. News coverage of a string of recent scandals and resulting litigation have brought increased attention to the vulnerability of the banking and financial industry to class actions. In fighting these cases, it…

Seventh Circuit Holds That Adverse Domination Doctrine Does Not Toll Statute of Limitations On Claims Against Debtor’s Principals When A Creditors’ Committee Is Appointed

August 16, 2017

When a corporation files a case under Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code, a “bankruptcy estate,” consisting of all of the corporation’s assets as of the petition date, including causes of action against the corporation’s officer and directors, is created and a trustee is appointed to administer the estate.  The trustee’s powers include…

Sibert v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.: Timing Is Everything Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

July 24, 2017

As the old saying goes, “Timing is everything.”  Borrower Richard Sibert certainly found that out in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit’s July 17, 2017 opinion in Sibert v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. In May of 2008, while Mr. Sibert was serving in the United States Navy, he and his wife…

Due Diligence Considerations in Accounts Receivable Asset Based Lending

July 14, 2017

Asset-based lending (ABL) has gained favor in recent years, increasing the opportunity for small or new businesses looking for financing while also raising the level of complexity of the arrangements. Secured by intangible collateral, accounts receivable-based lending raises potential issues that deserve a closer look. Benefits of accounts receivable lending ABL based on accounts receivable…

Quicken Loans, Inc. v. Walters: A Case of Unambiguous Ambiguity

July 10, 2017

In the case of Quicken Loans, Inc. v. Walters, all five justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia agreed that West Virginia’s “illegal loan” statute was unambiguous.  While one might think that agreement on that point would be followed by a unanimous ruling in favor of one of the parties to the…

Buyer Beware: The Thorny Problem of Belongings Left Behind On Property Purchased At Foreclosure Sale

July 10, 2017

For a number of reasons, real property usually sells for less at foreclosure than it would in an arms-length negotiated sale.  A June 29, 2017 decision by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals provides an example of the kinds of unknown risks foreclosure sale purchasers, including lenders, may face that dictate that they not pay…

Mortgage Lender Wins the Battle But Loses the War in the Third Circuit

June 12, 2017

In a June 6, 2017 opinion, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit agreed with mortgage lender, AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union, that bankruptcy courts have the authority to impose limits on future bankruptcy filings by Chapter 13 debtors who move to dismiss their cases voluntarily.  Unfortunately for AmeriChoice, the Third Circuit’s decision…