Reorganization & Bankruptcy

In the ever-changing market we see today, some businesses face the need to reorganize or file for bankruptcy in order to resolve organizational disputes and matters of insolvency. Our attorneys and affiliates are knowledgeable and experienced in all matters related to federal and state bankruptcy law, insolvency and creditors’ rights, as well as litigation and mediation in connection with business relationships. As such, we represent clients before state and federal courts, bankruptcy courts, adversary proceedings, administrative hearings, and in mediations and arbitrations throughout.

We represent creditors and debtors, buyers and sellers, including banks and financial institutions, asset-based and equipment lenders, and mortgage companies. Each business’s needs are specific, and our attorneys and affiliates are here to provide thoughtful, individualized counsel according to the conditions of each situation.

Reorganization

In concurrence with our comprehensive corporate law and litigation and dispute resolution practices, we advise clients with respect to the following matters involving reorganization and the business relationship:

  • Chapter 7, 11 and 13 reorganization and requisite plans
  • Contract disputes
  • Partnership, member and shareholder disputes
  • Real estate loans, property valuation and construction disputes

Bankruptcy

We counsel clients in the following bankruptcy matters:

  • Debt reaffirmation and lien stripping
  • Interest rate negotiation and cram downs
  • Alternatives to bankruptcy, including receiverships and assignments for a creditors’ benefit
  • Unlawful detainer
  • Bankruptcy litigation, including litigation on preference claims and adversary proceedings

Creditors’ Rights

Our attorneys counsel clients in matters concerning the following creditors’ rights issues:

  • Asset-based lending
  • Collections
  • Pre-petition solutions
  • Third-party creditors
  • Loan workouts
  • Accounts receivable, inventory and asset factoring

Employment

When organizations restructure or file for bankruptcy, they need to prepare for and be ready to manage considerable employment legal concerns. Our attorneys are exceedingly skilled in all matters of employment law and advise clients on the following issues when reorganizations and bankruptcy are at play:

  • Wage and hour claims
  • Administrative proceedings
  • Trade secret protection
  • Employer defense
  • Non-competition and restrictive covenant enforcement

For more information about our Reorganization & Bankruptcy practice, we invite you to contact:

Alice K. Jump

Alice K. Jump

Partner

Mark H. Moore

Mark H. Moore

Partner

Frederick R. Fucci

Frederick R. Fucci

Special Counsel