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Bodman PLC

Banking & Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 1MichiganUSA 2020 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Bodman PLC

Banking & Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 1MichiganUSA 2020 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Prominent banking and finance group characterized by significant transactional, lending and regulatory experience. Particularly adept at advising regional and national banks and credit unions involved in the financing of construction and healthcare projects.

Strengths

One interviewee notes the team as "exceptional" and highlights its "stellar client service and ability to boil major issues down quickly and provide good guidance and solutions."

Work highlights

Represented Comerica Bank in the provision of a senior secured financing to a manufacturer of components used in the auto industry.

Notable practitioners

Joseph Kochanek is a respected attorney with wide-ranging expertise in secured and unsecured lending. He is experienced in representing financial institutions, with recent experience acting for Comerica Bank on a number of large-scale loan transactions. He has particular experience concerning real estate lending.

Kathleen O'Callaghan Hickey is applauded for her expertise in lending and bond transactions, with sources further acknowledging her "prompt, attentive and exemplary service that exceeds client expectations." She regularly advises on loan documentation relating to transactions in the healthcare, assisted living and education sectors.

Larry Shulman is an exceptional attorney with a strong reputation among commercial lenders. He has a wealth of experience in all aspects of bank lending work and continues to play a lead role on some of the firm's major transactions. One source praises him as "the best attorney I've worked with," observing that Shulman is "extremely smart and very pragmatic in helping us get deals done. He's the most efficient and responsive attorney we've ever met."

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Overview

Knowledge is power. In the banking and financial services industries, knowledge separates those who falter from those who prosper. Bodman is an unparalleled source of knowledge and experience in Michigan’s complex and competitive market.

Our group’s Members have over 700 years of combined experience counseling banks, credit unions, savings and loan associations, and a variety of non-depository financial institutions. As Michigan’s premier banking law firm according to Chambers USA, we have formed enduring partnerships with the area’s financial leaders.

We represent financial institutions in every aspect of the credit cycle and in all aspects of their business. As one of Michigan’s largest and most successful law firms, we can leverage our experience and resources to offer financial institutions advice across many practice areas.
With access to the firm’s substantial intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, tax, environmental, and real estate practices, our banking lawyers can offer financial institutions legal advice and solutions that are both sophisticated and practical.

Banking & Finance Department

Bodman PLC

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Department location

6th Floor at Ford Field

1901 St Antoine Street

Detroit

Michigan

USA

MI 48226

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Ranked Lawyers

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Michigan

Banking & Finance


Joseph J Kochanek
Band 1
Kathleen O'Callaghan Hickey
Band 2
Larry R Shulman
Star Individuals