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Documenting Secured Transactions: Effective Drafting and Litigation (2nd Edition)

Author(s): Thomas S. Hemmendinger
Practice Area: Banking and finance, Commercial law, Corporate law, Secured transactions, Securities and other financial products
Published: May 2002
Supplement Date: Nov 2016 i Other versions can be found in the Related Items tab.
ISBN: 1402401426
PLI Item #: 644

Authored by Judge William C. Hillman, a recognized U.C.C. authority, Documenting Secured Transactions: Effective Drafting and Litigation provides readers with a working grasp of the legal, technical, and business aspects of secured transactions. 

Whether you’re the lender’s or borrower’s attorney, Documenting Secured Transactions helps you to draft precise, problem-free security agreements and financing statements that protect clients and minimize disputes.

To aid in research, Documenting Secured Transactions features a “Table of Cases by Jurisdiction,” an invaluable tool that supplements the regular Table of Authorities, providing a full list of all cases organized by jurisdiction.
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William C. Hillman is a Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts and also serves on the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit. He was originally appointed to the bankruptcy bench in 1991 and reappointed in 2005. Prior to his appointment he practiced for more than thirty-three years in the areas of commercial and insolvency law. He is a graduate of Boston University where he received his J.D. (cum laude) and LL.M. degrees and was Note Editor of the Law Review. He is the author of five books on bankruptcy and commercial law subjects, including Documenting Secured Transactions (2d ed.). He is also the author of more than thirty articles on legal subjects and is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy and business law issues, and a member of the American College of Bankruptcy as well as a Life Member of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. He also teaches at Northeastern University Law School.

Thomas S. Hemmendinger is of counsel to Brennan, Recupero, Cascione, Scungio & McAllister, LLP, of Providence, Rhode Island, and Taunton, Massachusetts.  He counsels financial institutions, logistics companies, and other businesses on commercial loan documentation, Uniform Commercial Code matters, commercial transactions, workouts, and commercial and bankruptcy litigation.  He also serves as a court-appointed receiver.  He regularly writes and teaches on these and other topics for lending institutions and for continuing legal education organizations.  He is a member of the Uniform Law Commission (National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws).  He is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Bar Association’s Business Law and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Sections, and the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys.  Mr. Hemmendinger received his A.B. from Brown University and his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law.