Vedder Price

Finance & Secured Lending Vedder Service

Vedder Price works with many of the world’s leading debt providers in all parts of the capital structure, delivering comprehensive legal services that support a wide variety of transactions. We also represent borrowers in a broad array of debt transactions and further assist lenders in matters involving bankruptcy and creditors’ rights.

You can expect top-flight experience in a vast array of debt transactions and structures, combined with world-class service.

Extensive financing and secured-transaction credentials. We represent borrowers, senior lenders, second lien lenders, mezzanine financiers and subordinated debt lenders.

Our clients include some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated lenders, including commercial finance companies, banks, trustees, credit providers, insurance companies, hedge funds, mezzanine funds and other institutional lenders. We also work with many different types of borrowers, such as public companies, family-held businesses and private equity–backed businesses.

Experience with a broad range of financing arrangements. We represent parties in many types of asset-based, general commercial, acquisition and cash-flow loan transactions, including:

  • Syndicated loan transactions
  • Single-lender deals
  • Unitranche loans
  • First and second lien loan facilities
  • Agency arrangements
  • Cross-border deals
  • Complex hedging transactions
  • Complex structured finance transactions
  • Loan restructurings
  • Equipment leasing transactions


In coordination with experienced Vedder Price bankruptcy and creditors’ rights counsel, we represent secured lenders and equipment lessors in devising protective structures, managing and strategizing workouts, representing creditors in bankruptcies, and structuring and implementing debtor-in-possession financings.

Derivatives and Structured Products

Our attorneys also have significant experience with swaps, ISDA financial documents and derivatives, as well as with complex financial products and structured securitization vehicles.



Dana S. Armagno

General Counsel

Steven R. Berger


William J. Bettman


Aaron J. Borden


Paul R. Hoffman


Daniel B. Lange


Adam S. Lewis


John T. McEnroe


Lane R. Moyer


Michael C. Nissim


Thomas E. Schnur


Venu V. Talanki


Denise M. Tormey


Sam Tyfield