Peter Szurley represents financial institutions, hedge funds and finance companies. He handles complex commercial financings of all kinds, including syndicated and single-bank lending transactions, equipment leasing, securitizations and structured finance.
He also works on domestic and cross-border transactions (particularly involving aircraft financings and sales). Financial institutions turn to Peter for his experience in credit restructurings inside and outside of bankruptcy and hedge funds seek his counsel on financing and general corporate matters. Peter is the immediate past co-chair of the Opinions Committee of the Business Law Section of the California Lawyers Association and is a member of its Steering Committee.
Co-Chair, Opinions Committee, and Member, Steering Committee, California State Bar Business Law Section, 2017
Founding Member and Director, California Lawyers Guild, 2016
Former Co-Chair and Co-Vice Chair, California State Bar Council of State Bar Sections
Former Co-Chair and Co-Vice Chair, Uniform Commercial Code Committee, California State Bar Business Law Section
American Bar Association, Business Law Section
Named "Lawyer of the Year," Securitization and Structured Finance, The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2018, 2024
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Securitization and Structured Finance, 2018-2024; Commercial Finance Law, 2022, 2023, 2024; Banking and Finance Law, 2023, 2024, Woodward/White, Inc.
Selected for inclusion in America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Banking and Finance, California, Chambers USA, 2017-2023
Selected for inclusion in “Legal 500 United States,” Transport: Aviation and Air Travel – Finance, 2021, 2022
Selected for inclusion as a "Leading Lawyer," Transport: Aviation and Air Travel: Finance, California, Legal 500 US, 2018
McGuireWoods Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
August 19, 2021
McGuireWoods Achieves Top Rankings in Chambers USA’s 2021 Leading Lawyers Guide
May 21, 2021
192 McGuireWoods Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
August 26, 2020
McGuireWoods Earns 32 Nationwide Practice Rankings in Legal 500 United States Guide
June 30, 2020