Friedman & Springwater LLP
Friedman & Springwater LLP
350 Sansome Street
Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94104
T: 415.834.3800
F: 415.834.1044

Commercial Transactions

The lawyers at Friedman & Springwater LLP have handled a wide range of commercial finance and equity transactions.  We have special expertise in secured transactions, inventory finance, and sales of credit card portfolios and intellectual property, as well as power procurement and water purchase agreements in the public utility arena. Our lawyers have substantial experience in loan workouts and in representing secured lenders in Chapter 11 cases.

Our lawyers advise clients on sophisticated commercial transactions, and have developed expertise in securitized or off-balance sheet financing, and other credit enhancement devices. We also represent lenders and agents in senior, bridge and subordinated credit facilities, including providing debtor in possession financing. F & S represents manufacturers of computer equipment and software that extend credit to distributors and resellers of their products.  We have significant experience in venture lending, and we have worked closely with developers of geothermal, biomass, wind, solar, and wave power to negotiate and draft power purchase agreements to meet California’s Renewable Portfolio Standards.

F & S has expertise in corporate matters and has represented small companies and individuals in mergers & acquisitions. We serve as corporate counsel to privately held companies and assist them with all aspects of their corporate needs. We have represented both buyers and sellers in the sale of assets in bankruptcy.

The firm also has extensive expertise in contract manufacturing agreements. We have provided model contracts for manufacturers that were utilized in the international marketplace.