Gary has extensive experience representing lending institutions in foreclosure, repossession, deficiency and collection actions as a member of Husch Blackwell's Financial Services industry team. He also represents creditors in a variety of bankruptcy-related matters, including arbitrations and disputes regarding the dischargeability of debts, fraudulent conveyances, preferences, reclamation claims, and claims of priority and objections. Gary's accomplishments include:
•Representing a diversified financial services company in Article 9 sale of personal property and real estate foreclosure. Almost $2.5 million was recovered for client.
Counseling a heavy equipment company in purchase of bank notes, deeds of trust, security agreement and foreclosure in order to obtain assets of target company.
Advising a Chapter 7 trustee in liquidation of grocery store chain comprising 18 full-service stores.
City of Crestwood, Mo., Alderman, 1998-2004; Board of Adjustment, 2004-2006
The Hon. John E. Bardgett, Supreme Court of Missouri
Recovered almost $2.5 million for diversified financial services company in Article 9 sale of personal property and real estate foreclosure.
•Counseled heavy equipment company in St. Louis on the purchase of bank notes, deeds of trust, security agreement and in foreclosure in order to obtain assets of target company.
•Represented Chapter 7 trustee in liquidation of grocery store chain comprising 18 full-service stores.
•Counseled commercial financing arm of Fortune 100 company as it received full payment of a $5 million claim, plus interest, repossession costs and attorneys' fees, in the bankruptcy proceeding of a Montana-based electronics retailer.
•Represented commercial financing arm of Fortune 100 company in contested arbitration matter involving a breach floor plan financing agreement by boat company. Client received award of more than $1.8 million.
•Represented large pharmacy benefits management corporation in adversary complaint for preferential transfers totaling approximately $1 million. Case involved discovery and extensive negotiations and was settled for $12,000.
•Obtained judgment for arcade game company under Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (UFTA). This judgment ordered the debtors to reconvey stock transferred in order to avoid payment to client and ordered that a receiver be appointed to oversee the sale of the debtor's assets to satisfy the judgment.
1.01.06 Discharge Issues, Missouri Bar Association, Annual Bankruptcy Institute