As President and CEO of PD&J Associates, LLC, Peter Leibundgut has over thirty five years of legal, transactional, public and private commercial and real estate finance, legal and bank consulting experience. He has also served as an expert witness and provided litigation support in several nationally known cases of first impression involving Billions of Dollar's of exposure. Mr. Leibundgut provides expert witness and litigation support in the following areas:
-Lender Liability, Lending and Related Financial Fraud;
-Creditor and Debtors’ Rights, Bankruptcy and Turn-Arounds;
-Financial Institution Credit Risk Management, Underwriting and Compliance;
-Financial Due Diligence; and
-Loan Documentation Disputes.
Mr. Leibundgut’s success is based upon his experience representing banks, borrowers and public entities in conventional and innovative financing for over 35 years. His experience spans due diligence, structuring, closing and restructuring public and commercial financial transactions on behalf of lenders; county, state and federal authorities and issuers; underwriters; finance companies; private equity and hedge fund investors; and borrowers. He has also provided advisory and consulting services to financial institutions, state banking regulators and the federal government in emerging credit risk management techniques, bank mergers and acquisitions, special assets and work-outs, and developing regulatory compliant commercial lending policies, processes and procedures to meet financial crisis concerns and emerging laws and regulations. He has been particularly successful in supporting discovery efforts and delivering reports which more often than not have resulted in favorable settlements.
Mr Leibundgut will only accept engagements he believes in and can support: he is not a "hired-gun"
As of November, 2018, Mr. Leibundgut has served as an expert in 36 cases involving lender liability, complex loan transactions and lending relationships, real estate, public finance, mergers and acquisitions, syndicated loans, asset based loans, factoring, lender liability, fraud, legal malpractice, Ponzi Schemes and other matters requiring niche lending and transactional expertise. He has represented the FDIC in forensic commercial loan review and assisted bank sales under the Purchase and Assumption and Shared-Loss programs.
Areas of Expertise
- Business Law
- Construction Lending
- Expert Witness Financing
- Investment Banking
- Legal Malpractice
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Real Estate Finance
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