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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Equipment Finance Law Litigation - Bankruptcy Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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  • Location:
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Finance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Commercial Finance Law Banking and Finance Law Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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  • Location:
    Lexington, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Commercial Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Bankruptcy Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Commercial Litigation Banking and Finance Law Commercial Finance Law Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Concord, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Real Estate Law Land Use and Zoning Law Litigation - Real Estate
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  • Location:
    Evansville, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Trusts and Estates Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
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  • Location:
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Corporate Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Trusts and Estates Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Mining Law
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  • Location:
    Metairie, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Banking and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Concord, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Commercial Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Trusts and Estates Corporate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Litigation - Trusts and Estates Nonprofit / Charities Law
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  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Venture Capital Law Corporate Governance Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Securities Regulation Corporate Compliance Law
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  • Location:
    Mobile, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Metairie, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
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  • Location:
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Privacy and Data Security Law
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  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Public Finance Law Land Use and Zoning Law Commercial Finance Law Real Estate Law Economic Development Law
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  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Concord, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Corporate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
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  • Location:
    Huntington, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Equipment Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Banking and Finance Law Commercial Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Equipment Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Honolulu, Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Banking and Finance Law
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Richard D. Herndon was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Richard D. Herndon

Griffin Fletcher & Herndon LLP
  • Location:
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Wichita, Kansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Commercial Finance Law
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Jacob A. Manheimer was awarded 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

Jacob A. Manheimer

Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Location:
    Portland, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Banking and Finance Law Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Corporate Law Litigation - Real Estate Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Commercial Finance Law Litigation - Bankruptcy
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Litigation - Real Estate Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Salem, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Litigation - Bankruptcy Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Securitization and Structured Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Real Estate Law Commercial Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Bankruptcy Banking and Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Real Estate Law Commercial Finance Law Banking and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Des Moines, Iowa
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Corporate Law Land Use and Zoning Law
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  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Commercial Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Metairie, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Commercial Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Litigation - Bankruptcy Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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  • Location:
    Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Land Use and Zoning Law Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Banking and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Commercial Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Commercial Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Commercial Finance Law Land Use and Zoning Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Derivatives and Futures Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law Project Finance Law Corporate Law Real Estate Law Commercial Finance Law Economic Development Law

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Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Definition

The 50 States of the United States have different laws that govern business or commercial dealings in each state. The Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”) is a model law, first promulgated by legal scholars and practitioners more than 60 years ago, with the goal of harmonizing the rules in different states for certain types of business matters. The model law is periodically revised to clarify its meaning in response to judges’ interpretations and to address new concepts and business practices.

The UCC, and each revision to it, is only effective when and to the extent it is adopted by each state. All 50 States have adopted some version of the UCC in whole or in part. States sometimes modify certain provisions of the UCC when they enact the model law as the law of the State.

Commercial transactions and UCC lawyers represent clients in a wide variety of business transactions covered by and related to the UCC. The representation can include advice on how to structure transactions, documenting transactions, and representation in court regarding disputes with other parties about these transactions. Examples include the preparation of loan documents related to a loan secured by assets other than (or in addition to) real property, disputes in court between  lenders and other creditors over the rights to such assets, and disputes in court regarding the obligations of a bank to pay on a letter of credit.

The areas of business transactions covered by the UCC include: sale and delivery of movable, tangible property; leases of tangible property; promissory notes; bank deposits and checks; wire transfers of money between banks; letters of credit; ownership and transfer of certain interests in businesses (securities); and loans secured by assets other than (or in addition to) real estate. Commercial Transactions/UCC lawyers often have expertise in some, but not all, of these wide-ranging business areas.

The 50 States of the United States have different laws that govern business or commercial dealings in each state. The Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”) is a model law, first promulgated by legal scholars and practitioners more than 60 years ago, with the goal of harmonizing the rules in different states for certain types of business matters. The model law is periodically revised to clarify its meaning in response to judges’ interpretations and to address new concepts and business practices.

The UCC, and each revision to it, is only effective when and to the extent it is adopted by each state. All 50 States have adopted some version of the UCC in whole or in part. States sometimes modify certain provisions of the UCC when they enact the model law as the law of the State.

Commercial transactions and UCC lawyers represent clients in a wide variety of business transactions covered by and related to the UCC. The representation can include advice on how to structure transactions, documenting transactions, and representation in court regarding disputes with other parties about these transactions. Examples include the preparation of loan documents related to a loan secured by assets other than (or in addition to) real property, disputes in court between  lenders and other creditors over the rights to such assets, and disputes in court regarding the obligations of a bank to pay on a letter of credit.

The areas of business transactions covered by the UCC include: sale and delivery of movable, tangible property; leases of tangible property; promissory notes; bank deposits and checks; wire transfers of money between banks; letters of credit; ownership and transfer of certain interests in businesses (securities); and loans secured by assets other than (or in addition to) real estate. Commercial Transactions/UCC lawyers often have expertise in some, but not all, of these wide-ranging business areas.