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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Equipment Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Litigation - Bankruptcy Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Banking and Finance Law Commercial Finance 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 Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Commercial Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Banking and Finance Law Litigation - Bankruptcy Commercial Litigation Commercial Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Concord, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Land Use and Zoning Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Finance Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Practice Areas:
    Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Commercial Litigation Corporate Law Litigation - Real Estate Real Estate Law Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Litigation - Securities Litigation - Trusts and Estates
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  • Location:
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mining Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Concord, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    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:
    Gastonia, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Bankruptcy Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Litigation - Trusts and Estates Corporate Law Nonprofit / Charities Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Privacy and Data Security Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Land Use and Zoning Law Commercial Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Real Estate Law Public Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Concord, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Finance Law Equipment Finance Law Banking and Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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  • Location:
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Wichita, Kansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Equipment Finance Law Commercial Finance Law Banking and Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Practice Areas:
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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Jacob A. Manheimer

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

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Practice Area Definition

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.