Becker & Poliakoff

Veteran Financial Services Lawyer Paul H. Shur Joins Becker

Veteran Financial Services Lawyer Paul H. Shur Joins Becker

Becker & PoliakoffNew York, NY – April 24, 2019 – Becker is pleased to announce that Paul H. Shur has joined the Corporate Practice as a Shareholder in the firm’s New York, NY; Redbank, NJ; and Naples, FL offices. He will focus on the representation of banks, institutional lenders, secondary financing sources and commercial and financial transactions as well as related litigation enforcing and defending creditors’ rights.

Mr. Shur has over 30 years of experience representing 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.

Becker’s Managing Shareholder and Chief Executive Officer Gary Rosen said, “We are delighted to welcome Paul to the firm. Our clients will be sure to benefit from his 30 years of experience.”

Becker’s Regional Managing Shareholder Victor DiGioia added, “Paul is well-respected and has a wide variety of corporate expertise. His arrival will strengthen and expand the capabilities of our team in New York and New Jersey and beyond.”

Mr. Shur is a frequent seminar speaker and presenter at conferences for the Commercial Finance Association, the Turnaround Management Association, and the New York Institute of Credit. He 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. Additionally, he 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.

Mr. Shur is the recipient of some of the top accolades in the industry, including being ranked by Chambers USA. He has been included in Best Lawyers in America since 2007 and was named the Banking and Finance Law 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” in New York City and the 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” in New Jersey. He has also been on the New York and New Jersey Super Lawyers lists since 2009.

Mr. Shur remarked, “I am excited to continue the corporate group’s expansion and look forward to working with the collegial and talented attorneys at Becker.”

Becker’s Corporate Practice Group takes pride in becoming part of its clients’ business team. The firm makes it a priority to understand its clients’ operations and strategy and develop solutions from a business as well as a legal and regulatory perspective. Clients look to Becker to quarterback their transactions and focus on closing.

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