Richard Wright is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. He advises financial services providers on a broad range of matters.
Richard has over 36 years of experience representing financial institutions in commercial loan transactions, commercial collection and foreclosure, bankruptcy, workouts, and loan restructurings. Richard has represented lenders, investors, and sellers in multimillion-dollar real estate transactions throughout the southeastern and gulf coast states.
A significant portion of Richard’s practice has involved advising regional and community banks in matters concerning bank operations, loan participations, loan documentation compliance with Alabama law, and bank regulatory matters, particularly those regarding impaired and special assets. Richard represents banks in the evaluation and defense of claims brought by borrowers and has both brought and defended title insurance and foreclosure redemption claims.
Prior to private practice, Richard served as a law clerk to Judge Edwin Breland of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama.