Richard M. Zucker

Chair, Financial Services

Richard Zucker


Richard Zucker serves as chair of the firm’s financial services practice group, which is comprised of the firm’s bankruptcy, workouts and creditors' rights; finance and restructuring; public finance; and structured finance practices.

In his practice, Rich represents banks, commercial finance companies, private credit funds and various other lenders in all aspects of commercial lending. His representations include asset-based financing; second-lien, mezzanine and other junior credit financing; real estate acquisition, development and construction financing; health care financing; general secured financing; and loan workouts. In addition, he represents clients in general business and real estate transactions.

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Representative Matters

Rich has represented:

  • a commercial finance company, as agent, in providing revolving and term financing to a company acquiring several skilled nursing facilities through asset purchase and operations transfer agreements
  • a private credit fund, as agent, in providing second-lien financing to a
    full-service marketing and search engine optimization company; the transaction included revolver, term and whole business securitization facilities

  • a bank, as agent, in providing term and revolving credit financing to major metropolitan print and online newspaper company

  • a bank, as agent, in providing financing for the construction and operation of a casino, hotel and convention center; the transaction included revolver, term and EB-5 program financing

  • a bank, as agent, in providing revolving, term, equipment and mortgage financing to one of the United States’ largest distributors of refrigeration, air conditioning and heating parts’ equipment

  • a bank, as agent, in providing financing to a global supplier of equipment and systems for the nuclear, solar, geothermal and fossil power generation industry; the transaction included a domestic, revolving credit facility and a bank guarantee facility for the construction of a project in Europe

  • a bank providing revolving credit financing to a company engaged in the purchase of structured settlements

  • a bank providing revolving credit financing to a company engaged in the purchase of tax lien certificates

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Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • J.D., Widener University School of Law
  • B.S., Arizona State University

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Fraternity

Speaking Engagements

  • Richard has presented seminars on secured lending and loan documentation issues to numerous financial institutions.
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  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, banking and finance in Pennsylvania
    • Chambers noted that clients gave “praise for his experience and his ability to appreciate and understand the nuances of financial transactions”
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent rating

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