Douglas M. Monson joined the Banking and Financial Institutions Section of Ray Quinney, & Nebeker in 1982. Mr. Monson has been involved in the full array of banking and financial institution services offered by Ray Quinney & Nebeker. He has extensive experience with commercial loan documentation projects involving numerous multi-million loans, as well as loan workouts and lender liability strategy and resolution. He continues to be involved in a wide spectrum of commercial lending negotiation and documentation services, both in the commercial real estate finance area as well as general corporate and business finance lending. Mr. Monson was the chief architect and reviser of a unique set of multi-state real estate project finance documents for residential development and construction loans for First Security Bank, N.A., (now Wells Fargo Bank Northwest, N.A.).
Mr. Monson has significant expertise with Uniform Commercial Code issues as well as real estate finance issues. Mr. Monson also has considerable experience representing secured creditors with both real estate collateral and personal property collateral in bankruptcy proceedings. He also assists clients with negotiating and drafting general commercial contracts, and has represented the Utah Insurance Commissioner since 1992 in the Commissioner’s capacity as liquidator in several insurance company insolvency cases.
Mr. Monson maintains an AV Preeminent (4.7) rating with Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics. He has also been named as one of The Best Lawyers in America in Banking Law, and has been voted by his peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite” in the category of Bankruptcy/Workout (as published in Utah Business Magazine).