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Rosenberg Martin Greenberg: We Get It.

Any law firm can give you advice. We work to achieve the best results for you.
At Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, we get it... so you get what matters.

 

You get expertise in the law and in your industry. You work with attorneys who are leaders in the region in their specialties. We’ve been there before. We get your business.

You get our full attention. We take the time to listen and understand. Each of our clients is unique, with special requirements, challenges and opportunities. We care about your success. We get you.

You get better solutions. We find creative alternatives that will save you time, money and hassles. We get results.

A Maryland law firm for the lending and banking industry

They say a jack of all trades is a master of none. The attorneys within the Lending and Banking division of RMG are masters in their field because we focus on the very specific and often complex legal issues that are unique to our clients.

Lenders rely on our expertise that has been built on nearly 30 years of experience,  managing every step of the legal process and constantly seeking innovative ways to reduce litigation risk and cost.

Whether the matter involves structuring a sophisticated real estate transaction, defending a claim falling under state or federal banking regulations, overseeing troubled loan workouts, managing equipment liquidations, or some other issue striking a banking institution or lender, you can trust that we know your business.

Legal services for lenders

Our practice is dedicated to several areas within the banking industry including real estate finance, loan due diligence, bankruptcy, foreclosures and other related matters such as:

Asset based lending

RMG’s Asset-Based Lending team is intimately familiar with the complex issues that arise in the context of sophisticated security agreements. Our attorneys are well-versed in practices for negotiating and structuring loans secured by tangible and intangible asset like accounts receivable, parts and equipment, and intellectual property. We have the knowledge that enables us to think one step ahead in order to protect your interests.

Creditors rights in bankruptcy

RMG bankruptcy attorneys focus on protecting your rights as secured lenders or other creditors in bankruptcy proceedings. Creditors looking to recover a debt need cost-effective solutions and we use our experience and industry know-how to keep the case focused on the necessary issues for an efficient resolution. You will find that no matter how large and complex the federal bankruptcy proceeding is, our attorneys have the resources to provide hands-on care that sets us apart from other large firms.

Foreclosure

We put our nearly three decades of foreclosure experience to work to protect your interests as a lender. The recovery process of foreclosure, whether the assets are tangible or intangible, can expose lenders and other note holders to liabilities. RMG’s foreclosure attorneys take an active role in the process, always finding ways to minimize risk. Our mortgage lending team ensures all paperwork and notice requirements are met. We provide thorough analysis of litigation and transaction-related options and wrap up title closings. We will appear in court proceedings and mediations to ensure you are always represented. In other words, we’ve got you covered.

Document review

RMG’s team of document review attorneys provides crucial insight into transactions to minimize the risk in lending. A thorough review of relevant documents not only can prevent a bad deal, but it can also provide you a clear path forward should your contract ever be legally tested. Our detail-oriented attorneys are tuned in to the issues relevant to extensive do review and know what to look for to keep your interests safe.

For more information about these and other legal services, please call to set up a consultation in our conveniently located Baltimore, Annapolis, and Wilmington offices.

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