Providing Services To

The Financial Services Industry Nationwide

The Firm’s practice encompasses all aspects of financial services relating to consumer and business credit.

Providing Services To

The Financial Services Industry Nationwide

The Firm’s practice encompasses all aspects of financial services relating to consumer and business credit.

Legal Counsel And Representation
For Financial Matters

Dreher Tomkies LLP is a law firm located in Columbus, Ohio, providing services to financial institutions and others in the financial service industry nationwide.

Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies and foreign-owned enterprises to startups, including diversified companies, banks and bank holding companies, investment bankers, investment funds, finance companies, service providers, software providers, technology providers, FinTechs, money transmitters, retail sellers offering financing, credit and charge card issuers, mortgage bankers, debt purchasers, manufacturers, industry and trade associations, coalitions and issue groups.

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In-Depth Advice On Financial Services Law

Our attorneys routinely advise clients on consumer lending, home equity lending, first and second mortgage lending, private label and general purpose credit card lending, student lending, retail sales financing, payday lending, credit reporting, privacy and data security, payment systems, tax refund anticipation loan (RAL) lending, agricultural lending, wholesale financing, inventory financing, business revolving credit and charge programs, factoring, health care and medical financing, deposit taking, home banking, GAP programs, debt cancellation and debt suspension products, debt collection compliance, servicing of lending products, retail installment sales, fair lending, money transmitting, state and federal regulatory compliance and licensing and chartering.

Such counseling can include strategic business planning and the rendering of advisory opinions, state law outlines and summaries, product design and development and the identification of appropriate product delivery vehicles, as well as program planning, implementation, compliance risk management and maintenance.

We have substantial experience in assisting bank holding companies and diversified financial services companies in rationalizing and consolidating their diverse consumer lending operations.

Your Financial Services Partner

We frequently assist in long-range strategic planning and corporate organization, issue identification and the implementation of plans for financial institutions, nonbanks, fintechs and their affiliates with respect to designing creative products and solutions for offering financial services on an interstate and nationwide basis.

We provide advice regarding all aspects of the purchase and sale of receivables; the negotiation of credit programs among financial institutions, retailers and others; securitizations and participations of receivables; litigation support and amicus briefs in connection with credit issues; creditor representation in bankruptcy; and legislative and regulatory solutions.

We work collaboratively with clients and their internal and external counsel to help our clients achieve their business objectives, often establishing long-term relationships, helping to design, build, grow, maintain and divest products and programs over time.  Many of our client relationships pre-date the establishment of our firm in 1994.