Areas of Focus

At Cranmore, FitzGerald & Meaney we have established a venerable tradition of providing diligent, comprehensive representation to our clients.  In both transactional and litigation matters, the diverse experience of our associates offers a wide array of skilled legal experience, while simultaneously bolstering our venerable practice in Business & Banking.

Financial Institutions
Real Estate, Land Use
& Finance
Corporate Governance
 
& Business

As a leading law firm serving the legal needs of banking institutions throughout the Northeast, CFM offers an experienced team of professionals with knowledge of both the business and regulatory issues affecting the financial services industry.  

 

CFM serves as an effective and prudent adviser, familiar with the supervisory challenges and compliance issues facing banks, their bank holding companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and institution-affiliated partners.

 

CFM has a proven record of assisting clients in achieving their objectives through strategies that are creative, prudent, and practical.

The Firm represents businesses and individuals in a wide array of real estate and finance matters. It regularly represents lenders in real estate and commercial asset based lending, lease negotiations, workouts and resolutions of troubled loans, as well as refinancing and foreclosure matters, along with the related corporate, tax, and environmental issues.

CFM frequently assists borrowers in connection with a diverse range of property purchases, such as office buildings, shopping centers, and industrial properties, as well as the attendant financing. Working with owners and landlords, CFM assists with facilities leasing to Fortune 500 companies, triple net property sales, and refinancing industrial properties.

The Firm also offers guidance for land use matters such as planning and zoning issues.

CFM has served as a trusted adviser for institutions in connection with a wide range of corporate matters including corporate reorganizations, M&A transactions, recapitalizations, conversions, public and private offerings of securities and related disclosure and reporting obligations.

 

The Firm takes a sophisticated approach to address the capital needs and corporate challenges in order to provide the best solutions, tailored to each client.

 

The Firm is also well-versed in representation regarding fiduciary duties, human resources issues, non-competition agreements, and other like matters, while also offering guidance with respect to the legal implications of various strategic initiatives.

Litigation

Cranmore, FitzGerald & Meaney represents individuals, businesses, and financial institution clients in matters before state and federal courts on both the trial and appellate levels and works with clients in pursuing alternative dispute resolution procedures in appropriate instances. 

 

The nature of the Firm’s litigation practice is varied, encompassing matters of all kinds arising from commercial transactions, ranging from foreclosures and workouts to cases involving securities and bank fraud, medical malpractice, bond claims as well as professional liability, ERISA, personal injury, employment and other contract and business disputes.