Banking & Commercial Law

Mountain Dearborn represents regional banks and community banks, as well as companies large and small, in commercial transactions. We serve as counsel to parties involved in commercial leasing, in the purchase and sale of commercial real estate, in the purchase and sale of business assets, and in the refinancing and restructuring of debt.

We advise lenders and borrowers as they negotiate and document their financing for the development of multi-family housing, retail space, mixed-use developments, office buildings, and industrial facilities. Clients trust our deep experience in drafting commercial transaction documents clearly and efficiently. And having closed thousands of commercial loans, we know how to manage a transaction smoothly and how to expedite the process of gathering and analyzing complex information.

Our commercial lending practice includes:

  • Acquisition loans
  • Asset-based financing
  • Construction loans
  • Forbearance agreements
  • Franchise financing
  • Mezzanine loans


  • Mortgage financing
  • Restructuring agreements
  • Lines of credit
  • Participation agreements
  • Tax credit financing
  • Term loans

As leaders in the business community, we recognize the importance of strong relationships between lenders and borrowers. As legal professionals, we strive to support those relationships during business transactions and to match our services to the size and complexity of the transactions. As a result, lenders and borrowers rely upon our ability to handle transactions ranging from simple term loans to complex, multi-party financings.