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Nicolas De Lancie

Partner
NDeLancie@JMBM.com
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Tel: (415) 984-9675
Fax: (800) 615-9389

2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, California 94111
USA

Assistant
Jo Anne Bultena
415.984.9636
JB8@JMBM.com

Nick De Lancie's practice of more than 30 years concentrates on creditors' rights, bankruptcy matters, commercial credit and commercial real estate finance transactions. 

Nick has substantial experience representing banks and other financial institutions and commercial creditors, and significant practice experience in commercial and real estate finance and related areas, including loan structuring and documentation; loan syndications and participations; pooled mortgage special servicing; letters of credit and other credit enhancements; probate estate and trust matters; bank deposits and collections, negotiable instruments, and electronic funds transfers; merchant bank credit card matters; loan sales and other secondary market transactions; forward purchase agreements, interest rate, and other derivative transactions; troubled commercial credit, commercial real estate loan, public finance, and distressed debt investment transactions, and institutional failures, including restructuring negotiation, documentation, and advice; collection litigation including foreclosure, receivership, and other prejudgment remedies; bankruptcy cases including relief from stay, cash collateral, post-petition lending, plan confirmation, and appeals; and lender liability defense.

Additionally, Nick has significant experience in corporate and partnership organization and governance matters; purchases and sales of businesses and other assets; general commercial contract matters, including sales, leases, services, licenses, intellectual property, and government contracts; and in real estate purchases and sales, leases, financings, contracts, construction, partition, eminent domain, and related matters.

Representative Experience:

  • In-House Counsel for Bank of America, Eureka Federal Savings, Feshbach Brothers' Distressed Debt Investment Fund, and Receiver for the Peoples Temple

Education

J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law, 1978

B.A., Columbia University, 1974

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of California
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of California
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Central District of California
State Courts of California

Associations

Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Member

Business Law Section and Real Property Law Section, State Bar of California
Member

Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section, Bar Association of San Francisco
Member

San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association
Member

American Bar Association
Member

Bar Association of San Francisco
Member

Awards & Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review, AV Rating
  • Recognized as a "Northern California Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine and San Francisco magazine - 2009
  • Recognized as a "Northern California Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine and San Francisco magazine - 2009, 2010, 2011

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, Enforcing Judgments in California, Lorman Education Services
  • Panelist, Creditors' Claims in Decedent's Estates, State Bar of California, Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law Section

Career Highlights

Judge Pro-Tem, Alameda County Superior Court, Small Claims Division