Edwin Smith has concentrated his practice in commercial law, debt financings, structured financings, workouts, bankruptcies and international transactions. His representations have included those in major bankruptcies including Refco, Lehman and the City of Detroit. He often advises financial institutions on documentation and risk management issues. He also frequently advises creditors and counterparties on commercial and insolvency risks in sales, leasing, financing, investment securities and derivatives transactions and has represented parties in major insolvencies. Ed has actively participated as a Uniform Law Commissioner in the drafting of a number of recent revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC).