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Eric M. Schumann

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Co-Chair, Finance Group

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Seasoned attorney who provides clients with attentive representation that keeps their budgets and business goals in mind.

Eric concentrates his practice on representing financial institution clients in connection with commercial finance and corporate banking transactions. This representation includes matters ranging from small business banking and middle market transactions to very large corporate and multi-lender syndicated credit facilities, including:

Structuring, documenting, negotiating and closing various types of credit accommodations in connection with:

  • Acquisition financing
  • Mezzanine debt
  • Asset-based lending
  • Working capital financing
  • Real estate and construction lending

Eric also represents lenders in connection with many types of export-related financing transactions, including:

  • Working capital facilities supported by credit insurance
  • International project financing
  • Insured and guaranteed loans to overseas buyers of U.S. exports
  • Trade and standby/project letters of credit

This representation involves the documentation of numerous transactions supported by various products and programs of the Export-Import Bank of the United States and other export credit support agencies.

Eric has also represented lenders in connection with working capital and acquisition financing for oil and gas operators and producers, including documentation and closing of the loan transactions and performance and supervision of the due diligence review of leasehold and other title materials relating to various mineral interests.

In addition, he works with other members of the Financial Institutions Practice Group on the review of documentation for syndicated credit facilities for non-agent co-lenders.

Eric served on the Tucker Arensberg Board of Directors from 2010 - 2018.

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law (JD),
  • Order of the Barrister
  • Notes and Comments Editor - Law Review
Pennsylvania State University (BS)

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

Office Location

  • Pittsburgh

Services

  • Business & Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Industries

  • Finance
  • Hospitality

Departments

  • Business & Finance

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Financial Industries Network, Board Member
  • Teutonia Mannerchor Board of Directors, Recording Secretary
  • Northside/North Shore Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (2006 - 2018)

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law (JD, cum laude)
  • Order of the Barrister
  • Notes and Comments Editor - Law Review
Pennsylvania State University (BS, cum laude)

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

Office Location

  • Pittsburgh

Services

  • Business & Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Industries

  • Finance
  • Hospitality

Departments

  • Business & Finance

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Financial Industries Network, Board Member
  • Teutonia Mannerchor Board of Directors, Recording Secretary
  • Northside/North Shore Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (2006 - 2018)

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