Chapman and Cutler's banking and financial services practice groups represent a wide variety of lending institutions. Our clients include several of the world's largest banks, numerous medium-sized banks, small community banks, finance and mortgage companies, retailers, limited purpose banks, credit unions, and thrift institutions.

Our practice groups fall into five distinct, but complementary, categories:

  • Commercial Lending and Real Estate
  • Public and Institutional Banking & Finance
  • Bank Regulatory Matters
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Payment Products and Systems

Chapman lawyers from all of our banking and financial services practice groups work together to meet our clients' legal needs. Representative of the types of commercial credit transactions we regularly handle are syndicated bank credits, asset-based lending transactions, real estate lending and REITs, agribusiness lending, debtor-in-possession financing, asset securitizations, and letters of credit and other credit enhancement transactions.

We also represent banks and other financial services entities with respect to a broad spectrum of consumer-related financial products and services, cash management, payment systems and technology, bank mergers and acquisitions, and all types of bank regulatory and compliance activities.




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We have always been focused on finance.

  • 1913
    TS Chapman partners with Henry Cutler to form Chapman and Cutler
  • 1st
    Chapman's first client in 1913 is still a client of the firm today
  • 22
    Diverse financial practices serving regional, national, and global clients
  • 6
    Offices across the country and in key US financial centers

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