Comprehensive Counsel for Banking and Lending Institutions

Serving Western Pennsylvania for more than a century

Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky has protected commercial lenders and non-bank lenders since its founding in 1919. We understand the struggles lenders face in a world where regulations and lending practices often seem at odds with one another. Our firm is the premier choice as counsel for creditors or special litigation counsel for debtors, offering a cross-disciplinary approach to our banking and lending clients.

Serving the banking community

At SMGG, our lawyers represent financial institutions of all sizes, including small- to medium-sized community banks, mortgage banking firms, mortgage brokers, specialty/niche lenders, and credit unions in a variety of litigation, compliance, and transactional matters. Our attorneys offer counsel in many areas, including:

  • Compliance
  • Creditors’ rights and bankruptcy
  • Workouts and recovery
  • Debt collection
  • Lender liability
  • Loan transactions and documentation
  • Real estate transactions
  • Professional liability
  • Commercial loan policies and procedures
  • Electronic banking
  • Commercial leases
  • Equipment leasing
  • Asset disposition
  • Consumer lending
  • Fraud and security losses
  • Mortgage foreclosures
  • Letter of credit disputes
  • Regulatory matters
  • Human resources

At SMGG, we are proud of the long-term relationships we build with our clients and their in-house counsel. By keeping in regular contact with clients, we are able to avert any potential issues before they arise, and can ensure that our clients stay informed. We offer our clients direct access to a team who put client satisfaction above all else.

Discover the difference Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky can make

We are the gold standard for personal attention. For more information, please contact Christopher J. Azzara at (412) 281-5423 or cazzara@smgglaw.com.