Banking and Finance Law



Smith Haughey’s banking and finance law attorneys help financial institutions deal with the legal complexities surrounding issues such as business, bankruptcy, construction, employment, estate planning and probate, real estate and technology.


We are dedicated to anticipating client needs to help them overcome emerging challenges more quickly and efficiently. To that end, we stay ahead of ever-shifting state and federal regulations, new legislation, and the evolution of technology-based banking.

Our highly experienced attorneys handle transactional matters as well as litigation, including:

  • Commercial loan and security documentation
  • Recovery of collateral and enforcement of security interests through litigation, mortgage foreclosures, receiverships, and collections
  • Loan workouts and bankruptcy proceedings
  • Employment law and human resource matters
  • Representation of trustees and other parties on fiduciary law issues, contested wills and trusts, conservatorships and probate proceedings, and estate and tax planning
  • Privacy, security and compliance issues arising from new technologies
  • Compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, contractual agreements, and counsel through all stages of property development