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With the breadth of our Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights practice, we are able to offer clients a unique perspective into the issues involved in complex bankruptcy proceedings in a wide range of industries. We have represented secured creditors, debtors, unsecured creditors’ committees, and individual unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 cases filed throughout the country, and we are skilled in resolving issues among various constituencies in complex Chapter 11 proceedings. We also have significant experience in out-of-court workouts, restructurings and bankruptcy litigation, and we have secured favorable results for our clients in some of the largest and most complex bankruptcy cases ever filed.

Our experience includes representing clients in bankruptcy proceedings in industries including:

  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Construction
  • Food and Beverage
  • Education
  • Global Shipping and Transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Higher Education
  • Manufacturing
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Professional Services
  • Publishing
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Specialty Chemical
  • Taxi Medallion
  • Technology
  • Textiles
  • Transportation and Logistics

Debtor Representations

We represent debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings throughout the country, securing favorable results for our clients through out-of-court restructurings and workouts as well as formal bankruptcy proceedings and litigation. We focus on finding practical, results-oriented solutions for financially-distressed clients, and we help our clients explore all options for maintaining a viable business whenever possible.

Creditors’ Committees

We represent official committees of unsecured creditors in complex restructuring cases involving trade creditors, unions, landlords, utilities, indenture trustees, bondholders, and other entities. We take a multi-disciplinary approach which involves engaging attorneys from other practices within our firm to find strategic and workable solutions for our clients.

Secured Creditors and Lenders

In our secured lending practice, we represent banks, credit unions and other clients in debtor-in-possession financings, the use of cash collateral, development of plans of reorganization and liquidation, litigation, and other matters. Our attorneys draw upon vast experience in a broad range of secured transactions to help creditors and lenders protect their interests by all means available.

Loan Restructuring and Workouts

We represent a broad range of parties in loan restructurings and workouts involving commercial mortgage loans, collateralized loan obligations, construction loans, bridge loans, mezzanine loans, preferred equity investments, single and multiple bank lines of credit, syndicated credits, and other forms of financing. In appropriate cases, we have had significant success in helping clients achieve favorable resolutions without resorting to bankruptcy or litigation.

Distressed M & A

Our distressed mergers & acquisitions practice consists of representing buyers and sellers in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and various non-bankruptcy transactions. We draw on deep corporate, tax, litigation and restructuring experience to guide clients through all phases of stock and asset sales involving distressed entities.

Bankruptcy Litigation

Our attorneys represent a broad range of clients nationwide in all types and all phases of bankruptcy litigation. We have particular experience in the construction industry, and we have had significant success in protecting the interests of lenders, creditors, debtors, and other interested parties.

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