Tony Lamm has more than 25 years of experience in Secured Lending
including, Equipment Leasing and Asset-based finance, loan Workouts,
Bankruptcy and litigation. Significant accomplishments include:
Develop Workout strategies for Commercial Loans and Equipment
Leases ranging from $250,000 to $25,000,000.
Preparation of Custom Operating and Finance Equipment Leases,
Inland Chassis Pool Agreements, Intermodal Master Chassis
Lease Agreements – Canadian and U.S. Equipment Carriage Agreements,
Load-Out Agreements, Shipper and Broker/Motor Carrier Contracts,
Commercial Loan Agreements for Real Estate and other secured
transactions, including, Asset-Based transactions, Warehouse
Credit-Line facilities for Equipment Lease financing and Real
Estate acquisitions and Buy-Sell agreements for businesses.
Provide advice on issues related to Pennsylvania Motor
Vehicle Sales Finance Act, General Conveyancing of Equipment
(Titles, Manufacturer's Statements of Origin, Assignments
of Sales Orders), U.C.C. Financing Statements and Supplier's
Delivery and Acceptance Certificates.
- Bank financing of 10 Million dollars to Debt-buying company
and Servicer-Collection Agency: represented lender to determine
priority of lender’s secured status in consigned collection
accounts owned by others than borrower versus secured status
in borrower owned accounts and examine and pursue remedies
in state and/or bankruptcy court.
Appeared in 200 contested Writ of Seizure hearings under
Pennsylvania fast-track rule for Replevin Order.
Engaged as principal counsel on behalf of equipment lessor
with significant exposure in collection of accounts related
to NorVergence fraud.
received his Bachelor's Degree with high honors from Temple
University in 1980 and his Law Degree from Temple Law
School in 1984. Upon graduation, he served as a Law Clerk
for the Bankruptcy Court in New Jersey and, thereafter,
joined Strick Lease, Inc., as Assistant Counsel from 1985-1990,
practicing in the areas of equipment finance and creditors'
rights. During his five years with Strick, the company
grew from 35 to 72 branches, and opened operations in
Canada and Mexico. In 1990, Tony became General Counsel
of Century Equipment Leasing Corporation to coordinate
a $35 million dollar liquidation of the Leasing company
portfolio. In 1993, Tony entered private practice, concentrating
his practice in the areas of Secured Lending including
Equipment Finance, Loan Workouts and Creditors’ Rights
litigation. He expanded his practice and in 1999 merged
with a larger, area firm to form Lamm Rubenstone LLC.
Tony is a member of the American Bar Association’s Committee
on Commercial Financial Services and its Subcommittee
on Creditors’ Rights as well as the Committee on Banking
Law. He is also active in the Equipment Leasing and Finance
Association ("ELFA"), the National Equipment
Finance Association ("NEFA") and the Turnaround
Management Association – Philadelphia Chapter (“TMA”).
Tony served as a Board Member and Vice-President at Large
of the Philadelphia Chapter of the TMA from 2006-2011.
Tony also served on the ELFA Credit and Collections Committee
and the ELFA Legal Committee and presently serves on the
ELFA Service Providers Business Counsel Steering Committee.
He is also a member of the Board of Editors for Law Journal
Newsletters and Equipment Leasing newsletter.