Secured Transactions

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It’s not just banks that are making secured loans these days. Owners selling their business often retain a note. Given the interest rates available to investors and the difficulties some businesses are having finding credit, more and more private parties are making loans and they want to know that those loans are secured by collateral. Our attorneys have experience with all aspects of secured transactions from initial perfection through levy and sale. Don’t go it alone – let us put the experience we gained representing major lenders in countless transactions to work for you.


The lawyers at Cavitch have knowledge and experience which spans across a spectrum of clients, as well as types of financing, and allows us to provide comprehensive and cost effective representation on all matters related to Capital and Finance including:

Commercial Lending

Our Capital and Finance attorneys provide a focused analysis in loan structuring, restructuring and loan modifications. Read more about commercial lending.

Debt Restructure / Bankruptcy

Our Capital and Finance attorneys provide a focused analysis when advising lenders, borrowers, and trade creditors with respect to troubled assets and debts. Read more about debt restructure/bankruptcy.

Trade Credit / Commercial Collections

We can help you prior to the sale by crafting contractual language that can insulate you from the cost of collections without offending customers and ensuring that you retain a perfected security interest in consigned goods. Read more about trade credit/commercial collections.

Private Equity

If your company wants to raise capital or if it has been invited to accept mezzanine financing, let our experienced Capital and Finance attorneys work with you to achieve results while ensuring your peace of mind. Read more about private equity.