Jeremy Friedberg 2017-08-11T13:42:41+00:00

Jeremy S. Friedberg

Contact
Phone: 410.581.7403
Email: Jeremy@Friedberg.legal

Jeremy S. Friedberg attended Albany Law School of Union University where he received a joint J.D./M.B.A. cum laude. Graduating near the top of his class, Jeremy served as Associate Editor of the Albany Law Review. Jeremy is a member of the Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia bars and is admitted to all Federal and State courts in these jurisdictions, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the United States Court of Federal Claims.

A talented lawyer with an outstanding courtroom record and extensive experience in negotiation, documentation and workout of numerous asset based transactions and debtor-in-possession financing, Jeremy’s litigation experience extends from complex fraud cases in the United States District Court to bankruptcy and state court collection actions, as well as representing receivers and assignees for the benefit of creditors. Additionally, Jeremy has experience in asset acquisitions, software development, distributorship agreements and other highly technical corporate law matters.

Jeremy brings to Friedberg PC lending experience gained prior to becoming an attorney at G.M.A.C. and Fidelcor Business Credit Corporation (now The CIT Group/Business Credit, Inc.).

Professional Leadership:

Regent, American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers

Chair, A.B.A. Business Law Section, Commercial Finance Committee

Publications Board, A.B.A. Business Law Section

Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Past President, Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys

Past chair of the A.B.A. Litigation Section, Creditors Rights Litigation Subcommittee

Past chair of the A.B.A. Business Law Section, Commercial Loan Documentation Subcommittee

Past chair of the Maryland State Bar Association’s Business Law Section Uniform Commercial Code Committee

Past Director, A.B.A. Diversity Committee

Decisions:

ECP Commercial II LLC v. Town Center Flats, LLC, 855 F.3d 721 (6th Cir. 2017)

Slavko Properties, Inc. v. T.D. Bank, N.A., 2015 WL 1874233 (E.D.P.A. 2015)

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. National Gasoline, Inc. et al., 2013 WL 1822288 (E.D.N.Y. 2013) affirmed 577 Fed.Appx. 58 (2nd Cir. 2014)

Mooney v. University System of Maryland, 178 Md.App. 637 (2008)

Wachovia Bank, National Association v. Miremadi, 2008 WL 114466 (Bankr. Md. 2008)

King v. States Resources, Corp., 233 Fed.Appx 233 (D.C. Cir. 2007), cert. denied 129 S.Ct. 103 (2008)

The CIT Group/Equipment Financing, Inc. v. Asterbadi, 124 Fed.Appx. 808 (4th Cir. 2005)

In re Doctors Health, Inc., 238 B.R. 594 (Bankr. Md. 1999) aff’d 249 B.R. 99 (D. Md. 1999)

In re Architectural Millwork, 226 B.R. 551 (Bankr. W.D. Va. 1998).

Speeches, Programs and Educational Panels:

 CISG, LC, FOB and the UCC: International Finance of Goods, American Bar Association, April 2015

 Take the Fight Outside! Dispute Resolution in Commercial Finance–Protecting the Value of the Deal, Commercial Dispute Symposium, American Bar Association, September 2014

Advanced Issues in Guaranties and Suretyship, American Bar Association, March 2014

Charge it to the Business! — Financing Family-Owned and Closely-Held Businesses, Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, June 2013

Charge it to the Business! — Financing Family-Owned and Closely-Held Businesses, Commercial Finance Association, November 2012

Practice Pointers and Important Considerations in Default and Enforcement of Security Interests, American Bar Association, August, 2010

Hot Topics in Bankruptcy, Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, May, 2010 with Judge Rosenthal and Judge Gambardella

Equity Interests and Intellectual Property as Collateral, Business Law Institute, Maryland State Bar Association, April 2010

Loan Restructuring: Let’s Make a (new) Deal, American Bar Association, February, 2009

Hot Topics in Bankruptcy,  Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, May, 2008 with Judge Rosenthal and Judge Peck

Applicable Other Law ERISA, Sarbanes-Oxley and the Patriot Act in Loan Documentation, American Bar Association, August, 2007

Ethical Issues in Negotiating and Drafting Opinion Letters, Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, March, 2007

After the Default: Litigation Under UCC Article 9, American Bar Association, September, 2006

Ethical Issues in Loan Documentation, American Bar Association, August, 2006

Third-party Agreements: Hot Documentation Issues in Third-Party Agreements, American Bar Association, April, 2006

UCC: Avoiding Common Pitfalls and Keeping Your Priorities Straight, Young Lawyers Institute, American Bar Association, March, 2005

Anatomy of a Deal – A Secured Transaction from the Cradle to the Grave, Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, November, 2004

Revised Article 9: Questions from the Perplexed: Common Drafting Issues, American Bar Association, November, 2003

Publications:

“Commercial Lending Law, Second Edition: A Jurisdiction-by-Jurisdiction Guide to U.S. and Canadian Law” (2016)

“The Law of Guaranties: A Jurisdiction-by-Jurisdiction Guide to U.S. and Canadian Law” (2013)

“Commercial Lending Law: A State-by-State Guide” (2009)

“Forms Under Article 9 of the UCC, Second Edition” (2009) Contributing Author

“Office of Foreign Asset Control: Do you Really Know Who Your Borrower Is?” 17 Bus. L.T. No. 5, 59 (2008)

“On second thought … Modifying a loan to avoid bankruptcy” 14 Bus. L.T. No. 3, 13 (2005)

“The New UCC Article 9 – Evolution or Revolution?” 4 Md. St. B. J. 55, 1999.”