At Keough & Moody, P.C. we provide full service legal representation of banks throughout Illinois and Wisconsin. We realize the banking industry is continually changing and our banking group works to make sure we are on top of all new laws and regulations affecting our banking clients. We work with banks of all sizes. Our attorneys are licensed in all Illinois State courts, Wisconsin State Courts; Northern District of Illinois; Members of the Federal Trial Bar and are authorized to Practice before the 7th Circuit in Illinois.

FORECLOSURE (RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERICAL LOANS)

All banks deal with foreclosures. Residential or Commercial, our attorneys are experienced at handling the foreclosure process from sending out the first communication and pleadings to securing title and/or right to possession. Foreclosures are continually monitored to ensure the bank’s interests are protected at all times.

BANKRUPTCIES

Our attorneys are very familiar with Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies including, but not limited to, filing proofs of claim, reviewing debtors’ schedules, reviewing plans, filing objections and, when needed, filing or prosecuting motions to lift stay. We are also experienced in defending banks in alleged violations of the automatic bankruptcy stay.

CONTRACTS

Our attorneys bring substantial knowledge of contract drafting for releases, agreements and vendor contracts. Our knowledge of laws governing banks, including the FDCPA, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and the Consumer Financial Protection Act, is superior.

LITIGATION

We actively represent lenders in quiet title actions, municipal violations, breach of contract claims, replevin actions and receiverships. In addition, our attorneys have extensive experience defending banks at the appellate level.