Tom Hardin

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Tom has a vast practice in Commercial Lending and Borrowing, Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor law.  He is one of the go-to lawyers for out-of state financial institutions doing business in Arkansas, serving as local counsel in connection with multi-state financings.  Tom has successfully collected a high volume of debt for various creditors, saving clients costly and time-consuming trial litigation.  He routinely represents in-state creditors in bankruptcy proceedings and also counsels out-of-state lenders in connection with credit work-outs.

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Tom has a vast practice in Commercial Lending and Borrowing, Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor law.  He is one of the go-to lawyers for out-of state financial institutions doing business in Arkansas, serving as local counsel in connection with multi-state financings.  Tom has successfully collected a high volume of debt for various creditors, saving clients costly and time-consuming trial litigation.  He routinely represents in-state creditors in bankruptcy proceedings and also counsels out-of-state lenders in connection with credit work-outs.

Experience

  • Represents out-of-state banks doing business in Arkansas in connection with asset based loan transactions secured by real estate, tangible and intangible personal property and other collateral
  • Regularly acts as local Arkansas counsel to out-of-state financial institutions in connection with multi-state financings
  • Represents out-of-state non-bank lenders in connection with credit work-out situations, including deeds-in-lieu and, when necessary, foreclosures in Arkansas
  • Represents creditors in bankruptcy proceedings throughout Arkansas
  • Provides “grey-haired” general business advice to small business owners

Honors

Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2017 – Commercial Litigation

Affiliations

American Bar Association

Arkansas (Chair, Business Law Section, 1994–1995)

Pulaski County

Oklahoma Bar Association

New Mexico Bar Association

Adjunct Faculty for UALR School of Law and Hendrix College

 

Education

University of Arkansas, Juris Doctor (high honors)
Editor in Chief, Arkansas Law Review

Purdue University, Bachelor of Science

Admissions

Arkansas
Oklahoma
New Mexico