Banking and Finance

DarrowEverett’s Banking & Finance Practice globally represents a wide variety of clients in cutting-edge financing transactions. Our clients range from the nation’s largest corporations to leading investment banks, commercial banks, private equity sponsors, hedge funds, and other financing sources.

We assist each client in structuring transactions, both from a legal perspective and a business aspect, and provide sophisticated advice through experience and a keen understanding of global financial markets. Our Banking & Finance attorneys work seamlessly with our Corporate, Tax, Real Estate, and Employment practices to provide the highest quality advice to our clients in all types of financing transactions.

Our clients include a wide range of institutional lenders, private & hard money lenders, public companies, private companies, private equity clients, and their portfolio companies across a wide range of industries.
Our Banking & Finance team represents our clients in an expansive range of transactions, including but not limited to:

  • Asset-Based Credit Facilities
  • Securitized Financing
  • Syndicated Financing
  • Derivative Products
  • Structured Finance
  • Commercial Real Estate Financing
  • Mezzanine Lending
  • Recapitalizations
  • Preferred Equity Structured Refinance
  • Construction Lending
  • Defeasance
  • Equity & Debt Financing

Recent Matters

Banking and Finance

Represented one of South Florida’s most renowned development firms in connection with an eight-figure multifamily construction loan for a property located in Sarasota, Florida. The proposed development will consist of 200-plus luxury apartments located on approximately 10 acres.

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Practice Leader

Joshua A. Berlinsky - President, Senior Partner


Joshua A. Berlinsky is the Chair of DarrowEverett’s Commercial Real Estate Practice Group and a Practice Leader for the Banking & Finance Group. His practice concentrates on commercial lending, complex real estate, and general business and finance law. Throughout his career, Josh has represented national and regional financial institutions in a variety of corporate transactions and commercial financings throughout the U.S., including acquisition financings, syndicated facilities, secured and unsecured lending transactions, and asset-backed loans, among...

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DE Insights

Our team wants you to stay informed about legal and regulatory developments that impact your business.

Fifth Circuit Puts the Brakes on SEC’s Private Fund Rules: What’s Next For Private Fund Advisers

In a continuation of recent court decisions overturning the rule-making authority of federal agencies, a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Private Fund Adviser Rules (the “Rules”), which had been adopted in August 2023. The Rules were aimed at increasing regulatory requirements…
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Terminating Employees? Ignoring State And Local Wage Laws Can Cost You

Terminating employees can be a daunting task. Failing to follow your state or local rules when terminating an employee can make the task exponentially more difficult and expensive. When a business plans on firing or laying off an employee (known as “involuntary termination”) it is imperative business owners consult state and local laws prior to…
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IRS Targeting Partnership Basis-Shifting Transaction Schemes

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS,” or the “Service”) issued guidance on June 17, proposing new regulations and releasing a revenue ruling to challenge the use of basis-shifting transactions by complex partnerships. In making its announcement, IRS officials stated that closing this loophole could result in over $50 billion in new tax revenue for the U.S.…
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