Brian Rock represents lenders and borrowers on high-complexity financing transactions, particularly relating to secured lending issues arising under the Uniform Commercial Code.

Mr. Rock draws on experience advising on hundreds of global matters every year and a comprehensive understanding of financing structures to craft and negotiate debt, collateral, and intercreditor documentation, as well as advise clients on various issues of commercial law, including under:

  • Article 9 (secured transactions)
  • Article 8 (investment securities)
  • Article 2 (sales of goods)
  • Article 3 (negotiable instruments)
  • Article 5 (letters of credit)
  • Article 7 (documents of title)
  • Guaranty and suretyship law

He regularly presents on intercreditor agreements, including for the American Bar Association Business Law Section’s Commercial Finance Committee. Mr. Rock also leads on drafting the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA) forms of intercreditor agreements.

A recognized leader at the firm, Mr. Rock has served on the Diversity Leadership Committee.

Mr. Rock maintains an active pro bono practice, including helping transgender people achieve legal name and gender marker changes.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • JD, University of Virginia, 2011
  • BA, University of Virginia, 2008
    with Distinction