First American at ALA FM 2017


First American at ALA FM 2017

FAIRPORT, NY – [October 09, 2017]- First American Legal Finance attended the 2017 ALA Finance and Law Practice Management Conference in Chicago, IL this past week. Christina Floyd, CLFP and Karen Leastman, CLFP represented First American and presented on equipment leasing considerations and strategies. 

More than 80% of businesses in the United States lease equipment and the legal industry is no different. The session focused on decoding the language of leasing and review the terms and conditions that will affect the process and economics of leasing. This presentation allowed attendees to leave the session with a greater understanding of how firms are using leasing to facliltate office projects and maximize after-tax profits. 


First American Equipment Finance ( is a wholly owned subsidiary of Los Angeles-based City National Bank ( First American is ranked among the largest equipment finance companies in the United States, and provides commercial equipment financing to the most creditworthy and sophisticated commercial borrowers in the country. First American was recognized eight times on the Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 listing of the fastest growing private companies in the United States and four times among the Best Places to Work in New York State (10-249 employees). Most recently, First American has been recognized as one of Fortune Magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services, as also among Fortune’s 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials and the newest Entrepreneur Magazine Top Company Cultures ranking.

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