We have represented banks and other financial entities in virtually every aspect of banking and finance for more than 50 years.

Our experienced team is committed to providing prompt, efficient service in a cost-effective manner.

Our attorneys combine in-depth knowledge and experience of the financial services industry with a practical and creative approach toward problem solving in order to achieve our clients' goals. We routinely advise clients with regard to commercial loans; commercial finance; leasing agreements; bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors' rights; bank mergers and acquisitions; regulatory oversight impacting financial institutions; daily operations, and if needed banking litigation.

Banking and Financial Services Client Results

Representative Matters
  • Represented of the franchisor to the debtor/franchisee in one of the largest, most complicated franchise cases in the Rocky Mountain region, resulting in confirmation of the franchisor's reorganization plan

Other Experience
  • Representation of the coal supplier and preservation of its supply contract in the Cajun Electric case, one of the largest utility bankruptcies ever 

  • Representation of the largest bicycle manufacturer and distributor in the United States in the successful purchase of the bicycle assets in a contested and competitive bidding process in the Schwinn bankruptcy

  • Representation of the successful purchaser of Ocean Journey, a major aquarium complex in Denver, in a competitive bidding process, resulting in continued operation of a valuable community cultural asset

  • Representation of the successful purchaser of the assets of the largest broadband services provider in Northern California

  • Representation of the Creditors' Committee in one of the largest cases ever filed in Idaho

  • Representation of the Creditors' Committee in a major Ponzi scheme case in Northern Colorado

  • Representation of the Yellowstone Chapter 11 Liquidating Trust, including prosecution of hundreds of claims objections and adversary proceedings, administration of domestic and foreign assets, and appeals to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

  • Representation of the purchaser of an aviation design and manufacturing company in a unique purchase out of Chapter 7, in which the goal was to keep the company alive despite its liquidation proceeding

  • Representation of a national consumer auto lender in a precedent-setting case decided by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals on trustees' remedies in preference actions, limiting the standard remedy to avoidance and preservation of the lien rather than monetary recovery

  • Counsel to international technology services company involving commercial contracts, licensing, and leasing agreements

  • Counsel to international mining companies, including mine operators and joint venture partners

  • Counsel to national and regional oil and gas companies, including producers, operators, non-operators, and midstream companies

Banking and Financial Services Publications

Banking and Financial Services Speaking Engagements and Events

  • "Strategic Planning and Its Import on Language Revitalization," Presenter, The Montana Indian Language Project | Chief Dull Knife College Language Project, Lame Deer, MT, November 2016
  • "Industry In Turm-Oil: An Exploration Of Finance, Workout And Bankruptcy Issues Unique To The Oil & Gas Industry," ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting, Panelist, Boston, MA, September 2016
  • "The Impact of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Regulations and the Colorado Mortgage Loan Originator Statute on Private Mortgage Lending," Webinar - Colorado Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section, May 3, 2016
  • "Don't Forget Insolvency Issues When Lawyering Deals," American Bar Association, Annual Spring Meeting, Panelist, Montreal, Canada, April 2016
  • "Inside Tips for Non-Bankruptcy Lawyers & Why You Shouldn't Forget about Bankruptcy in Your Practice," Utah State Bar Summer Convention, Panel Member, 2015
  • "The Contract for Commercial Real Estate: Key Provisions, Due Diligence, and Common Issues," Speaker, CLE in Colorado, Inc., March 16, 2015
  • "In the Aftermath of the Great Recession: An Assessment of Real Estate Finance Trends," CBA 32nd Annual Real Estate Symposium, July 11, 2014
  • "Case Study: Central European Distribution Corporation," American Bar Association, Annual Spring Meeting, Moderator, Los Angeles, CA, April 2014
Experienced Banking and Finance Team: 50+ Years

Holland & Hart has represented banks and other financial entities in virtually every aspect of banking and finance for more than 50 years

16 Banking and Financial Best Lawyers® 2019

16 attorneys recognized in Best Lawyers®: Banking and Finance Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy; Litigation - Banking & Finance;  Financial Services Regulation Law; Commercial Finance Law; Project Finance Law

NATIONAL RECOGNITIONS: Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"

Nationally Ranked in Banking and Finance Law; Litigation - Banking & Finance; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Financial Services Regulation Law by Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2018

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