Banking and Financial Institutions
Horgan, Rosen, Beckham & Coren, L.L.P., specializes in representing banks and other financial institutions. The firm handles a wide variety of matters regarding state and national banks, including new bank formation, debt and equity offerings, holding company formation and representation, mergers, acquisitions and regulatory matters. The firm also handles all types of securities reporting issues for its financial institution clients, including the preparation of annual reports and other securities filings with federal and state regulatory agencies, and the preparation of proxy materials and matters related to the handling of shareholder meetings, including proxy contests and contests for corporate control. The firm is experienced with regard to federal and state regulatory matters, including all types of regulatory applications.
The firm has extensive experience regarding all types of operations matters, loan documentation issues, consumer compliance and problem loan work-outs and restructurings.
Members of the firm are experienced in matters relating to employee relations, including stock option plans, deferred compensation plans, executive employment contracts, executive termination agreements and employee termination and discrimination claims.
Corporate and Securities
The firm's corporate and securities law practice involves a wide range of representation of corporate clients, including shareholder relations, the preparation of annual reports and other securities filings, stock option and other compensation plans, director and officer indemnity and liability issues, capital offerings (both debt and equity), and incorporations and reincorporations in various U.S. jurisdictions. The firm's lawyers have been involved in such complex corporate securities matters as foreign jurisdiction reincorporations, corporate spin-offs, proxy contests, and mandatory convertible debt and trust preferred securities offerings. The firm's securities practice includes the representation of underwriters and placement agents.
The firm's litigators specialize in a wide range of commercial/business litigation, including complex banking related litigation, securities fraud, contract disputes, insurance coverage matters and real property claims. The firm's litigation attorneys have practiced extensively before state and federal trial and appellate courts and have handled all phases of litigation from prejudgment remedies such as attachments, receiverships, and injunctive relief, through trial and appellate review. We have experience in administrative hearings before regulative authorities, including the FDIC, OTS, the EEOC, and similar state agencies.
Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditors Rights
The firm handles matters arising under the Bankruptcy Code and related statutes, advising creditors, primarily institutional lenders, holding secured and unsecured positions, and advising clients in connection with work-outs and reorganizations. The firm is experienced in all aspects of such proceedings, both voluntary and involuntary, including litigation arising from such proceedings.
The firm is experienced in the major areas of real estate practice including land acquisition and financing, property development and lease negotiations. The firm has been involved in all aspects of joint venture financing, including the formation of limited and general partnerships. Members of the firm are well versed in the drafting and negotiation of commercial, retail and office leases as well as construction and other real estate loan documentation.
The firm handles issues arising from the construction of all types of projects, including the drafting of construction agreements, resolving disputes which arise during construction, and developing and resolving claims for additional compensation after the completion of a project in both court and arbitration proceedings.