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Frank Peretore, Robert L. Hornby & Ryan O’Connor
Frank Peretore, Esq., member and Co-Chair of Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC’s Equipment Leasing and Financing Group, has over 30 years’ experience representing equipment lessors and asset based lenders. He represents national and regional finance companies and banks ranging from closely held companies to Fortune 100 companies. Peretore’s representation includes the negotiation and drafting of loan/lease documentation and the purchase/sale of individual transactions and full portfolios as well as the enforcement of lessors’ and secured creditors’ rights in thousands of matters in the state, federal, and bankruptcy courts. As a long-standing leader in his field, Peretore has published two highly-acclaimed books titled “Secured Transactions for the Practitioner: How to Properly Perfect Your Personal Property Lien and Assure Priority” (2018 Edition) and “Workouts and Enforcement for the Secured Creditor and Equipment Lessor” (LexisNexis 2015 Edition). Peretore received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

Robert L. Hornby, Esq. is Co-Chair of Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC’s Equipment Leasing and Financing Group. An experienced litigator, Hornby represents national and regional banks and finance companies in all aspects of equipment leasing, asset based lending and civil litigation in New York and New Jersey state and federal courts. Hornby regularly counsels clients on a wide range of matters unique to the equipment leasing and finance industry, including drafting master documentation, enforcement of secured creditors’ rights and lien priority. He also counsels clients regarding their compliance with state and federal cybersecurity laws and regulations. Hornby recently co-authored the 2018 Edition of “Secured Transactions for the Practitioner: How to Properly Perfect Your Personal Property Lien and Assure Priority.” Hornby received his law degree cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law, and his undergraduate degree cum laude from the University of Arizona. He served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable David S. Baime, PJAD (ret.) in the New Jersey Appellate Division.

Ryan O’Connor, Esq. is an associate in the firm’s Equipment Leasing and Financing and Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights groups. He has assisted in the advising and representing of creditors, predominantly lenders in the equipment finance and leasing sector, in connection with litigation both inside and outside of bankruptcy. Prior

Posts by this Author:

The American Bankruptcy Institute’s Commission to study the Reform of Chapter 11 recently recommended more than 200 changes, some of which affect secured creditors. Read Full Article

April 08, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Attorney Frank Peretore provides practice tips to deal with some of the nuances and pitfalls of Purchase Money Security Interests. Read Full Article

November 18, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Frank Peretore looks "under the hood" at Article 9 to shed light on the important nuances of titled vehicle filings. Read Full Article

May 20, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

A recent ruling in Bankruptcy Court may indicate that Stipulated Loss Value tables are more at risk than is commonly believed in the equipment finance industry. Read Full Article

Taxation Topics
February 16, 2018 @ 07:00 AM

According to leasing attorney Frank Peretore, fixture filings is one of the most misunderstood areas of secured transactions. Read Full Article

Legal Issues
February 18, 2014 @ 07:00 AM