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Commercial Finance

Stites & Harbison possesses extensive experience in commercial lending transactions having represented major commercial and regional banks, credit unions, insurance companies, placement agents and trust companies – as well as borrowers, developers, and lessees, in a wide range of commercial financing transactions throughout the United States.

Our attorneys routinely handle the most sophisticated and complex structured financing transactions including syndicated credit facilities, synthetic lease transactions, securitizations, tax-exempt bond financing, tax increment financing, and tax credit financing. Additionally, we assist our small business and start-up clients in closing SBA 7(a) and 504 agency-guaranteed loans; and structuring, negotiating, documenting and recovering commercial, real estate, and consumer loans.

Our experience also includes:

  • Leveraged equipment financing
  • Vendor financing programs
  • Project financing
  • Conduit lending
  • Mortgage warehouse lending
  • Leveraged acquisition lending
  • Leveraged employee stock ownership plan loans

Stites & Harbison attorneys manage a variety of asset-based loan transactions with collateral ranging from traditional accounts receivable and inventory to more specialized property such as equine bloodstock, hospital and nursing home assets, music portfolios, mobile kitchens, fleets of mobile offices, aircraft, barges, rolling stock, securities and investment property, agricultural installations, telecommunications networks, and various types of capital manufacturing equipment.

With every transaction, we strive to minimize client risk while providing appropriate solutions that address our clients’ legal and business needs.

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Better Understand the Scope and Extent of the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Date: 7/29/22
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

Live Webinar

Brian Bennett will be the speaker at this Lorman live webinar on June 14, 2022.

Brian M. Bennett June 07, 2022
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Understanding Commercial Real Estate Leases

Date: 5/19/22
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

YouTube event

Real Estate attorney Brian Lee discusses commercial real estate in this Commercial Real Estate 101 Meet Up Group webinar on May 19, 2022.

Brian P. Lee May 18, 2022
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Stites & Harbison hires attorney Brady Dunnigan

Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney Brady Dunnigan to the firm’s Lexington, Ky., office. He joins the Real Estate & Banking Service Group as a Member (Partner).

by Editor February 11, 2022
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Respected Real Estate and Corporate Attorney Brady Dunnigan Joins Stites & Harbison in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney Brady Dunnigan to the firm’s Lexington, Ky., office. He joins the Real Estate & Banking Service Group as a Member (Partner).

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC February 09, 2022
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Stites & Harbison welcomes Brian Lee to the Louisville office

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney Brian P. Lee to the firm based in the Louisville, Ky., office. He joins the Real Estate & Banking Service Group.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC November 22, 2021
Events

Real Estate Roundtable

Date: 10/20/21
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Baker Donelson, 1600 West End Avenue, Suite 2000, Nashville, TN 37203

Nashville office attorney David Wicker will be the moderator for this Nashville Bar Association seminar on October 20, 2021.

Stites & Harbison, PLLC September 16, 2021