Banking Law

BANKING LAW

In today’s ever changing financial environment, the right legal representation can have a dramatic effect on a bank’s profitability and success.

The implementation of laws such as the Dodd-Frank Act and Volcker Rule has put increasing pressure on banks to comply with a multitude of new regulations. Additionally, the always evolving economic climate requires banks to have knowledgeable attorneys who not only understand their needs, but will work efficiently to protect their interests.

The attorneys at Smith Phillips have the background, experience and skills necessary to provide banks with the legal expertise they need with one goal in mind, achieve the results banks desire in the most cost-effective manner possible.

Smith Phillips represents banks on a number of varying legal matters from loan documentation and foreclosures, to complex litigation involving creditor’s rights and commercial disputes. Smith Phillips has continually represented one of the largest locally owned financial institutions in North Mississippi for a number of years in all areas of banking law.

Our attorneys boast educational backgrounds and prior work experience in the banking and financial industry, and serve on a number of banking and financial committees including the Mississippi Bankers Association Bank Attorney Committee and the University of Mississippi Banking & Finance Advisory Board. These years of experience allow the attorneys at Smith Phillips to continually stay on top of all banking law issues and provide banking clients with the high level of legal expertise they require.

As part of its representation of banking clients, Smith Phillips routinely represents banks as creditors in protecting their rights in bankruptcy courts throughout Mississippi.

Our attorneys have represented numerous creditors through all stages of bankruptcy litigation including adversarial proceedings. Smith Phillips provides efficient and effective representation of various creditors issues involving relief from the automatic stay, avoidance actions, plan confirmation, and bankruptcy discharge. The firms location provides its clients with premium access to the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern District of Mississippi. This gives Smith Phillips the ability to provide its clients with representation that is not only effective, but economically beneficial as well.

Contact Colmon Mitchell or Ryan Revere today to address all your banking law needs.