Wilentz Banking & Financial Services Practice Ranked as Market Leader in New Jersey by Chambers USA


For the third consecutive year the Wilentz Banking & Finance practice has been ranked as the sole Band 1 department in New Jersey by Chambers USA.

The Banking & Finance practice has been recognized as being “well-regarded for lender-side clients across a range of commercial transactions including acquisition and construction financing.” The team is recognized as being “very knowledgeable, practical” and having the ability to “provide excellent judgment.” Over the years, the team has been “sought after by borrower-side clients, including those operating in the real estate and healthcare sectors.”

In addition to the practice, Co-Chair Peter R. Herman has ranked as Band 1 for three consecutive years. Clients and market sources have also commended Peter R. Herman as being “one of our go-to attorneys.” He “understands the key issues to push for in negotiations with borrowers.”

David H. Stein is Co-Chair of the firm’s Banking & Finance practice and the Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights group, ranked as a Band 3, was recognized by market sources for his “knowledge, availability, professionalism” and “outstanding grasp of the law.” Clients noted Mr. Stein as their “go-to litigator” and as an attorney who gives “thorough consideration to all the legal matters he approaches.”

Chambers USA 2022 is published by Chambers and PartnersChambers USA is a private peer review publication, not a court specific public certification vehicle. No aspect of this advertisement has been submitted to or approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

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