Hamid Namazie > McGuireWoods LLP > Los Angeles, United States > Lawyer Profile

McGuireWoods LLP
355 S. GRAND AVE., SUITE 4200
LOS ANGELES, CA 90071-3103
United States


Managing Partner, Los Angeles – Downtown office. He particularly represents banks, institutional lenders and commercial finance companies providing asset-based loans, senior-secured loans, second-lien and subordinated loans. Hamid has particular experience in complex intercreditor issues, debtor-in-possession financing, workouts, cross-border and multi-currency lending structures, widely syndicated loan transactions, and exit financing. He also handles secured loan facilities extended to borrowers providing financing to consumers, as well as Truth in Lending and similar local law issues involved in such transactions. Hamid has also been active in working with various state legislatures in crafting legislation dealing with lender disclosures for commercial financing transactions and is a member of the Secured Finance Network’s Advocacy Committee dealing with various issues including the implementation of the CARES Act.

Frequent speaker on events organized by the Southern California Chapter of the Secured Finance Network and the Secured Finance Network’s annual conference.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Commercial lending

McGuireWoods LLP has one of the busiest lender-side practices in the US, primarily due to its longstanding relationships with key banking clients Wells Fargo and Bank of America. The firm is particularly noteworthy for its standing in the Charlotte market; Erick Burk and debt finance lead Kevin McGinnis are both based in the region and regularly advise on syndicated deals across numerous industry sectors. Outside of Charlotte, the group has a presence in Los Angeles through Hamid Namazie and Atlanta thanks to Chris Molen. In addition to its lender work, the department is developing a capable borrower practice that handles acquisition financing.