Knott Ebelini Hart focuses its banking law practice on advising the owners of banks, particularly community banks, on all aspects of their operations.

In addition to transactional work, Knott Ebelini Hart is able to use the firm’s full resources in real estate, zoning and corporate law. Our legal team is very experienced and can develop creative strategies that help lenders preserve business relationships while protecting their investments through workouts and settlement agreements. Yet, if litigation is necessary, our firm has a strong track record in completing foreclosures and collections.

Using Our Litigation, Transactional and Negotiating Skills to Get Things Done

Here are some of the ways we help our banking clients:


  • Foreclosures
  • Lender liability cases
  • Actions for breach of fiduciary duties by officers and directors
  • Actions for mortgage fraud
  • Actions for collection


  • Banking operations matters
  • Banking regulatory matters
  • Secured Transactions
  • Letters of Credit
  • Commercial loan transactions
  • Leases
  • Consumer loan transactions


  • Workouts
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration