Banking & Finance

Industry Experts Serving All Your Needs

Financial service providers face growing challenges on many fronts. New front- and back-office technologies are expanding the range of financial services delivery opportunities and risks.

Increasingly sophisticated businesses and consumers seek new and innovative financial services. Ever-increasing regulation and oversight puts a premium on regulatory compliance.
Our attorneys are on the frontlines every day providing you with legal advice and tools to thrive and meet challenges head-on. 

FWW represents national, regional, and community banks, federal and state-chartered credit unions, commercial lenders, leasing companies, private equity funds, and other financial institutions.  

We serve these clients in regulatory compliance, commercial loan documentation and workouts, business and operational matters, consumer and commercial collections and foreclosures, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, intellectual property, litigation, employment, and real estate. 

In addition, we have attorneys who represent banking professionals and fiduciaries with estate planning, estate and trust administration, and estate and trust litigation. 

We are not simply a vendor. Our aim is to be a trusted partner and assist you with legal solutions to achieve your business objectives. ‚Äč

A major portion of the firm's practice is dedicated to assisting financial service providers in meeting the competitive demands of today's rapidly changing business, lending, and regulatory climate.

We represent over 250 financial services providers in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, and throughout the country. 

Our long-standing focus on the representation of financial service providers allows us to be pro-active and responsive to changes in state and federal laws that govern the banking and finance industry.

FWW is a recognized leader in banking and finance law. We have ranked among the top law firms by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers for banking and finance law in the Portland metropolitan area for many years.