The bankruptcy and creditors’ rights department helps clients navigate financially troubled situations with a combination of crisis management skills and comprehensive, innovative advice. When a company faces financial distress, management, lenders, other creditors, and investors demand effective solutions and practical, experienced, and responsive attorneys. We assist with identifying issues, setting priorities, and allocating resources to maximize and protect our clients’ interests.

We represent clients in bankruptcy, workout, restructuring, and general creditors’ rights matters throughout the United States. Our clients include institutional lenders, manufacturers, retailers, professional service providers, technology companies, and individuals. We serve as counsel to secured creditors, debtors-in-possession, unsecured creditors’ committees, trustees, trade creditors, landlords, equipment lessors, and asset purchasers.

We are active in the areas of:

  • Complex Chapter 11 reorganizations
  • Chapter 7
  • Out-of-court workouts and restructurings
  • Debtor-in-possession financing, lending, and use of cash collateral
  • Documenting, structuring, and restructuring loans and security interests in all types of collateral
  • Litigating preference and fraudulent conveyance actions
  • Fiduciary duties of officers and directors in the “zone of insolvency”
  • Purchase and sale of assets and stock
  • Leases and licenses with insolvent parties
  • Foreclosures and UCC sales
  • Asset protection

    We augment our experience in financial insolvency matters by working with the litigation, real estate, tax, and other practice groups within our firm. The result is exceptional service to our clients with creative, viable, and effective solutions.