Lake Charles Banking Law Attorneys Assist Financial Institutions 

Established Southwest Louisiana firm handles complex matters

Many of the most prominent financial institutions in Lake Charles rely on Stockwell, Sievert, Viccellio, Clements & Shaddock, L.L.P. for the skillful handling of matters relating to collections, bankruptcy, real estate loans, corporate financing, lender liability and commercial transactions. Several firm partners have extensive experience in this practice area, working on behalf of local, regional and out-of-state lenders. We have a strong grasp on the federal and state laws that pertain to these situations and real-world considerations that can be the difference between a favorable outcome and a failed undertaking. Regardless of how simple or sophisticated your particular banking concern might be, our attorneys will give you insightful advice and assertive advocacy.

Effective lawyers work on behalf of creditors in collection actions

For more than 85 years, our firm has served financial institutions and other companies in a wide range of legal matters, including collections issues stemming from:

  • Sales of goods  
  • Liens  
  • Deficiency matters
  • Disputes involving contractors
  • Consumer and credit card debt

We use a variety of methods to secure proper payment and are highly conversant with the federal and state Fair Debt Collection Practices Acts as well as other laws governing these situations. Our business litigation attorneys can also handle supplemental proceedings such as orders for arrest.

Skillful advisers help parties evaluate bankruptcy reorganization proposals

Businesses that cannot meet their financial obligation frequently use bankruptcy reorganization under Chapter 11 in an effort to stay afloat. The law allows debtors to take several types of measures as they search for a better way forward. However, these reorganization plans must be approved by the creditors and the court. Our firm represents creditors as they evaluate reorganization proposals and advocates for terms that help clients recover what is owed to them.

Reliable lawyers pursue favorable results in loan recovery cases

Loans that aren’t being repaid according to the agreed-upon terms put borrowers and financial institutions at risk. When banks require assistance recovering what they’ve lent or reaching suitable repayment terms, our attorneys can assess the facts promptly and identify workable solutions. As a firm with an extensive background in this area of law, we help financial institutions take a strong position that encourages debtors to meet their obligations.

Firm works on behalf of banks and other parties in commercial transactions

It doesn’t matter if a bank or some other business is small or large: the outcome of a commercial transaction could have a pivotal effect on its future. We are accomplished mergers and acquisitions lawyers who handle a complete range of tasks associated with these deals, including due diligence, contract preparation, negotiation and regulatory reviews. You can rely on us for sound counsel that gives you the ability to close a transaction on favorable terms and avoid costly pitfalls.

Contact an accomplished Louisiana banking law attorney for a consultation

Stockwell, Sievert, Viccellio, Clements & Shaddock, L.L.P. advises financial institutions in Louisiana and from around the country on various banking law concerns. To schedule a discussion on your issue, please call 337-436-9491 or contact us online. Our office is located in Lake Charles.   

Practicing Attorneys:

Susan Gay Viccellio
Dallas K. Kingham
Stephen D. Polito
Derek G. Hoffman
Justin J. Baker

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Office Location

  • Lake Charles Office


    One Lakeside Plaza,
    4th Floor,
    Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601