Bankruptcy and receivership

Clients of the bankruptcy and receivership department demand and receive prompt and cost-effective resolution of issues in restructurings, out-of-court loan workouts, Chapter 11 reorganizations, and other insolvency proceedings. Our clients include secured creditors, unsecured creditors, debtors, financial institutions, debtor-in-possession financing lenders, indenture trustees, official and unofficial creditors’ committees, examiners, and purchasers of financially distressed businesses.

In addition to the general experience required in restructuring projects in a wide range of industries, the bankruptcy and receivership practice has experience in many related, highly specific areas including: negotiation and documentation of financing agreements, debt restructurings, loan workouts, cash collateral arrangements, and debtor-in-possession financing agreements; acquisition of assets from financially distressed companies in and out of Chapter 11; representation of secured lenders in automatic stay and adequate protection litigation, and in cram-down litigation and negotiations; lender liability issues; fraudulent conveyance and preferential transfer analysis and litigation; equitable subordination; substantive consolidation; employee wages, benefits, retention, and collective bargaining agreements; transfer of claims against or interests in bankrupt entities; tax issues, including income from the discharge of indebtedness, income tax consequences of debt modifications, and preservation and exploitation of net operating losses and alternative minimum taxes; and treatment of intellectual property rights in bankruptcy.


Areas of Expertise

Administrative Law
Agricultural and Water Law
Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law
Civil Litigation
Civil Procedures
Commercial Litigation
Class Actions
Collective settlements
Commercial and business law
Commercial Law
Contract Law
Cooperative Societies
Corporate Law
Corporate Finance
Creditors Rights
Criminal Law - White Collar
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Estates and Trust
Health Care Compliance
Hi-Tech Companies
Insurance and Torts
Local Taxation Law
International  Taxation
International Trade and Transactions
Internet and E-Commerce
Intellectual property
Investment and trust
Labor Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
Mergers and Spin-offs
Notary Services
Non-Profit Organizations
Oil and Gas
Planning and Zoning
Private International law
Privatization and Organizational Changes
Public Contract Law
Real Estate
Real Estate Taxation, Building, Planning and Zoning
Religious Orders
Solutions For Business in Distress
Property Tax
Taxation Law
Tourism and Development
Zoning, Planning and Building Law