Attorney Profile

Wes Parker, an associate in the firm’s Banking & Financial Services Group, represents financial institutions throughout the commercial lending process, from loan origination to workouts. Mr. Parker regularly represents lenders in commercial lending transactions, including real estate acquisition and development; revolving, secured and unsecured lines of credit; and accounts receivable and fixed-asset-based loans. Mr. Parker also has significant experience representing commercial lenders in restructuring loan facilities, negotiating and documenting forbearance agreements, note sales, bankruptcy, collateral liquidation, compliance with the U.S. Small Business Administration Standard Operating Procedures, and other creditors’ rights matters.

Mr. Parker graduated in 2015 from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he served as an Articles Editor for the Journal of Health Care Law and Policy. Following graduation from law school, Mr. Parker served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Robert A. Greenberg, Circuit Court for Montgomery County, where he primarily worked on specially assigned civil cases due to the presence of complex commercial issues. Following the completion of his judicial clerkship and prior to joining Shapiro Sher, Mr. Parker worked at another Maryland law firm, where he focused primarily on representing national, regional, and community banks in connection with commercial finance transactions and loan workouts.


  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association, Business Law and Real Property Section

News & Publications

January 14, 2021
Maryland Super Lawyers 2021 honors twelve Shapiro Sher attorneys

Twelve attorneys from the firm are recognized in the newly-released 2021 Super Lawyers list. Among them are two attorneys also cited on a list of the “Top 100 Super Lawyers” and three “Rising Stars.”

June 09, 2020
The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

The Banking & Financial Services Group reviews the PPP Flexibility Act, which was passed by Congress on June 3, 2020.​

May 19, 2020
The Small Business Reorganization Act: What a Lender Needs to Know

The Banking & Financial Services Group examines key provisions in the newly enacted Small Business Reorganization Act.

April 16, 2020
The Paycheck Protection Program: Unintended Risks for Lenders

The Banking & Financial Services Group discusses implementation of procedures by lenders during the PPP loan process to mitigate risk.​

March 19, 2020
Covid-19's Implications for Existing Commercial Credit Facilities: An Uptick in Defaults is Coming

The Banking & Financial Services Group discusses Covid-19 defaults and short-term loan modifications.​​