Barry A. Dubin
San Francisco Office
Barry A. Dubin, a partner of Cooper, White & Cooper LLP, focuses his practice in the commercial financial services industry, specializing in equipment leasing and asset-based lending. He has negotiated and drafted a variety of leveraged and single investor leases covering a wide range of equipment. Mr. Dubin also prepares standard equipment lease documents for clients engaged in the small ticket and middle market leasing of equipment.
In addition to his work in the equipment leasing field, Mr. Dubin has extensive experience in other areas of asset-based lending, and he has negotiated and documented a wide variety of commercial loan transactions and portfolio acquisitions. His practice also includes substantial creditor representation in workouts and bankruptcy proceedings as well as commercial litigation involving the enforcement of creditors' rights and remedies and lender liability defense.
Mr. Dubin has written the chapter entitled "Default, Remedies and Litigation" for the three-volume treatise Equipment Leasing published by Matthew Bender and is currently the editor of that publication. He is also the co-editor of the Commercial Loan Documentation Guide and Commercial Finance Guide published by Matthew Bender. Mr. Dubin has been a frequent lecturer at equipment leasing seminars, and he is a contributing author to The Executive's Guide to Lease Documentation and Executive's Guide to Remedies published by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association of America.
Mr. Dubin is a Fellow in The American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers and has been named as one of the Best Lawyers in the San Francisco Bay Area in the area of Equipment Finance Law.
Mr. Dubin is a member of the San Francisco Bar Association, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association of America (ELFA), and is a former co-chair of the Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California. He has served as chairman of the WAEL legal committee, as a member of the WAEL board of directors, and as a member of the ELFA Legal Committee.
Mr. Dubin is a 1968 graduate of Yale University and a 1973 graduate of Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.