Richard S. Perelman

Tel 215.864.8118
Fax 215.864.8999

Richard S. Perelman concentrates on representing financial institutions and borrowers in a wide variety of financing transactions, including secured and unsecured revolving credit facilities, term loans, asset-based loans, acquisition financing, and second-lien and mezzanine loans, including special purpose joint venture financing.

Rich also has extensive experience representing financial institutions in debt restructurings, workouts, and bankruptcy, as well as purchasers of assets from companies in bankruptcy. He has been active in counseling parties about uniform commercial code and potential creditors' rights/bankruptcy implications in lending, mergers and acquisitions, and other transactions. He is also active in the bankruptcy/Uniform Commercial Code aspects of securitization transactions and is a member of the firm's Opinion Committee, focusing on lending, UCC, and creditors' rights issues.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a national banking association in extending a discretionary line of credit to a food producer

Professional Activities

Pennsylvania Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Recognition & Accomplishments

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, banking and finance law, 2007-2019

The Best Lawyers in America, banking and finance law, equipment finance law, 2007-2019

Named Best Lawyers' 2015 and 2018 Philadelphia Equipment Finance Lawyer of the Year

University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D. 1984, magna cum laude; top 5% of class)
Member, University of Pennsylvania Law Review; Member, Order of the Coif

University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School (M.B.A. 1984, with distinction; top 5% of class)

University of Pennsylvania (B.S. 1979, magna cum laude)

New York