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Commercial Finance

We provide experienced counsel to businesses and commercial lenders during the negotiation, preparation and drafting of loan documents, as well as during the administration of commercial finance.  Should the need arise, we can assist with litigation.

Representing Lenders and Borrowers

Businesses depends on commercial finance to grow and expand their businesses, and commercial lenders provide such financing.  It is important that each have counsel that understand legal issues arising from commercial lending including proper corporate authorization, usury laws, Article 9 collateral, real estate collateral and other types of collateral.

We provide experienced counsel to businesses and commercial lenders during the negotiation, preparation and drafting of loan documents, as well as during the administration of commercial finance.  Should the need arise, we can assist with litigation. In addition, we offer competent representation in work-out situations.

Quinn Johnston’s Commercial Loan Documentation Group

Quinn Johnston’s commercial finance attorneys provide knowledgeable counsel and assistance to all sizes of lenders and borrowers across many different industries.  Kenny Eathington and Tyler Petersen practice in our Peoria office, and both have represented commercial lenders in the documentation of their loans and also have represented businesses in their negotiations with commercial lenders.  Examples of their commercial lending experience include:

  • Negotiating and preparing loan documents for a national agricultural lender for an $18.5 million credit facility to an agricultural supply company and crop production operation.
  • Representing a regional commercial bank in a number of loan documentation transactions including financing for equipment dealers, automobile dealers, manufacturing, services and agribusiness.
  • Representing various corporate borrowers in negotiating loan terms and loan documentation.

Quinn Johnston’s commercial loan documentation group is prepared to help you achieve positive results solving problems, making important decisions, and taking careful action, whether in business transactions or litigation.

About Quinn Johnston

Quinn Johnston’s attorneys possess extensive experience advocating strongly for clients while maintaining a high level of professionalism and ethical standards.  Quinn Johnston was featured by Fortune Legal Marketplace as a 2013 Top Ranked Law Firm based on Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent ratings for ethical standards and legal ability. Several of our attorneys have also been named as Leading Lawyers by their peers in the Leading Lawyers Network. Quinn Johnston attorneys represent clients all over central Illinois, including in Peoria, Springfield, Bloomington-Normal, Rock Island, Moline, Belleville, Danville, Galesburg, Kankakee, Lincoln, Champaign-Urbana, Quincy, and their surrounding areas.