Experienced counsel addressing commercial litigation and corporate transactions for diversified consumer finance companies, as well as single-product providers
Multi-jurisdictional litigation skills and top-notch bankruptcy department add value by providing key legal advise both before and during disputes
Over the years Weil has acquired notable experience representing consumer financial services providers across a broad range financial products. Our work in this regard covers virtually every area of operations, from new product development to commercial disputes and restructuring.
Our corporate attorneys’ experience is international in nature, handling legal challenges faced by both originators and servicers of various financial instruments in the US as well as Europe. With respected Capital Markets, Structured Finance/Securitization, and Banking & Finance groups, there is no challenge beyond our scope in connection with the development, marketing, and commercializing of consumer financial products for any segment of the marketplace, including sub-prime borrowers.
Our Corporate Department has also enjoyed a prominent role in several high-profile acquisitions within the industry, including representations of strategic and private-equity buyers and sellers, as well as financial sponsors. Our M&A experience covers the purchase of consumer finance providers, as well as portfolios of business assets.
In the litigation sphere, our firm has played the leading role in several recent cases of importance to the industry, including the representation of MasterCard in a series of putative class actions challenging the legality of certain business practices. Our work for credit-card issuers also includes cases in connection with antitrust, RICO, and unfair business practices. Our Litigation Department has excelled in both state and federal court on behalf of our consumer finance clients.