Peter R. Herman is a shareholder at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. and co-chair of the firm’s Banking & Financial Services group and the Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights group. For over 30 years, he has represented both lending institutions and business entities in a broad range of commercial finance transactions, including those related to secured and unsecured lending, asset-based lending, letters of credit, tax-exempt financing, syndicated and club transactions, mezzanine financing, participations, construction financing, merger and acquisition financing, sponsor deals, and loan workout restructuring. Mr. Herman’s banking and corporate law practice also includes representing companies in the real estate, healthcare, manufacturing, and service industries with regard to both national and international transactions.

Since 2020, Mr. Herman has been ranked by Chambers USA with a distinguished Band 1 ranking. Since 2003, he has been consistently selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America list for Banking and Finance Law and Financial Services Regulation Law, including as "Lawyer of the Year" in 2020 for Banking and Finance Law. In addition, he has been named to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list in the finance category since its inception in 2005.

  • Representation of a national association of fertility clinics as outside counsel in connection with its partial merger with a global medical institution in the field of reproductive endocrinology, forming the world’s largest assisted reproduction group with estimated combined enterprise value of over $1 billion.
  • Representation of a multinational financial institution in connection with a three tranche credit facility aggregating in excess of $150 million for a leading convenience store and gas station chain to fund its working capital needs and its acquisition of new facilities in New Jersey, New York and elsewhere.
  • Representation of a full-service community bank with extensive branch network in preparing and negotiating documentation for a $23 million asset-based revolving loan and a $12.5 million equipment acquisition facility.
  • Representation of a senior living community provider in connection with a tax-exempt and conventional credit facility aggregating in excess of $100 million.

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