Banking and Finance

DarrowEverett’s Banking & Finance Practice globally represents a wide variety of clients in cutting-edge financing transactions. Our clients range from the nation’s largest corporations to leading investment banks, commercial banks, private equity sponsors, hedge funds, and other financing sources.

We assist each client in structuring transactions, both from a legal perspective and a business aspect, and provide sophisticated advice through experience and a keen understanding of global financial markets. Our Banking & Finance attorneys work seamlessly with our Corporate, Tax, Real Estate, and Employment practices to provide the highest quality advice to our clients in all types of financing transactions.

Our clients include a wide range of institutional lenders, private & hard money lenders, public companies, private companies, private equity clients, and their portfolio companies across a wide range of industries.
Our Banking & Finance team represents our clients in an expansive range of transactions, including but not limited to:

  • Asset-Based Credit Facilities
  • Securitized Financing
  • Syndicated Financing
  • Derivative Products
  • Structured Finance
  • Commercial Real Estate Financing
  • Mezzanine Lending
  • Recapitalizations
  • Preferred Equity Structured Refinance
  • Construction Lending
  • Defeasance
  • Equity & Debt Financing

Recent Matters

Banking and Finance

Guided a Nashville construction company through the process of closing on a substantial private line of credit. The access to capital will allow the company to expedite its growth, work on larger developments, and take on more projects during the market’s busy season for construction.


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Practice Leader

Joshua A. Berlinsky - President, Partner


Joshua A. Berlinsky, Partner, is DarrowEverett’s President, and Practice Leader for the Firm’s Banking and Finance Practice Group. His practice concentrates on commercial lending, complex real estate, and general business and finance law. Throughout his career, Josh has represented national and regional financial institutions in a variety of corporate transactions and commercial financings throughout the United States, including acquisition financings, syndicated facilities, secured and unsecured lending transactions, and asset-backed loans, among other general corporate matters....

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    Diversity Driven Derivative Suits: Culture Wars Come to the Boardroom

    Traditionally deployed to protect a corporation from its board’s imprudent investment or financial decision-making, in recent years shareholders have taken to bringing derivative actions on a corporation’s behalf for its board’s alleged failure to pay more than lip service to the diversity, equity and inclusion (“DEI”) commitments the company publicly proclaims. Spurred in 2020 in…
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    Court Rulings Demonstrate That Privilege Is Not Always a Right

    Earlier this year, following oral argument and 16 amicus submissions, the Supreme Court dismissed as improvidently granted (“DIG”)[1] a writ of certiorari on the issue of whether communications involving both legal and non-legal advice are protected by the attorney-client privilege.[2] This red-hot issue was granted review following the decision styled In Re Grand Jury, in…
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    Danger, Does Not Compute: SEC Takes Aim at Predictive Data Analytics Per Proposed Rules

    On July 26, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), in a 3-2 vote, issued a release (the “Release”) containing proposed rules to address conflicts of interest associated with broker dealers’ and investment advisers’ use of predictive data analytics (“PDA”) technologies, and PDA-like technologies, when interacting with investors.[1] The SEC’s proposed rules amend Rules 151-2,…
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