Paul H. Shur

Shareholder

Additional Locations:
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PSHUR@beckerlawyers.com

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Practices

Credentials

    Education

      • Rutgers Law School – Camden, J.D.
      • Rutgers University, B.A., cum laude

    Bar Admissions

      • New York
      • New Jersey
      • Florida

    Court Admissions

      • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
      • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
      • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
      • United States Supreme Court

Testimonials

  • “He leaves no stone unturned – he’s incredibly intelligent, with a great business mind.” – Chambers USA

  • “His biggest strength is that he really understands our business, so he can help us weigh up both the legal and business risks.”  – Chambers USA

Perspectives

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • SuperLawyers

Bio

Paul H. Shur is a Shareholder in Becker’s Corporate Practice. Mr. Shur focuses his practice in all aspects of commercial and financial transactions and related litigation enforcing and defending creditors’ rights. Having 30 years of experience, he has represented a broad array of clients in secured lending, asset based lending, commercial finance, debt restructuring, sales and lease transactions, negotiable instruments, letters of credit, documents of title, real estate secured transactions, and title insurance defense.

A thought leader in his field, Mr. Shur has written extensively on a variety of topics including e-signatures and e-documents, commercial transactions, second lien financing, Uniform Commercial Code, equipment finance, and loan participation. Additionally, he is an avid speaker at industry seminars and conferences throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania on topics of interest to clients and continuing legal education.

Mr. Shur is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Commercial Finance Attorneys and serves as Education Chair to the New Jersey and New York Chapters of the Commercial Finance Association. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Institute of Credit, New Jersey Turnaround Management Association, and as Board Member Emeritus and Chair of the Banking Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.

EXPERIENCE

  • Representation of long-time public healthcare client, DLH Corporation, in the closing of a $95 million credit facility for the acquisition of privately-held firm, Social & Scientific Systems (SSS). The newly acquired firm was purchased for $70 million in cash with a $25 million working capital revolving credit line available to support future cash needs.

RECOGNITION

  • Chambers USA, Corporate/M&A – New Jersey, 2009 – present
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007 – present
    • “Lawyer of the Year” New Jersey, Banking and Finance Law, 2018
    • “Lawyer of the Year” New York City, Banking and Finance Law, 2017
  • Super Lawyers New York & New Jersey, 2009 – present

PROFESSIONAL / COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • American College of Commercial Finance Attorneys, Fellow
  • New York & New Jersey Chapters of the Commercial Finance Association, Education Chair
  • New York Institute of Credit, Board of Directors
  • New Jersey Turnaround Management Association, Board of Directors
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Banking Law Section, Board Member Emeritus and Chair