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We represent financial institutions and commercial lenders in both credit transactions and debt-enforcement proceedings.  Our capabilities in credit transactions extend to commercial loans, cash flow loans, acquisition loans, asset-based loans, agricultural loans, equipment leasing, mortgage warehousing, syndication financing, intercreditor agreements, derivative rate swaps, motor vehicle floor plan financing, loan participations and syndications, construction and permanent real estate loans, and letter of credit and bankers' acceptance facilities.
Insolvency is an important aspect of credit transactions, and the firm enjoys a reputation for its work in complex bankruptcy, foreclosure, receivership, and credit workout matters.  Our bankruptcy group has experience representing debtors, receivers, and secured and unsecured creditors in all aspects of bankruptcy and insolvency matters, including the following:

  • Chapter 11 cases
  • Avoidance actions
  • Prepackaged plans
  • Stock and asset sales
  • Valuation proceedings
  • Plans of reorganization
  • Cash-collateral disputes
  • Automatic stay litigation
  • Assignments for benefit of creditors
  • Debtor-in-possession and post-petition financing

Our bankruptcy lawyers are also well versed in creditors' rights litigation, including particularly replevin, garnishment, attachment, execution of judgments, and fraudulent conveyance.  The firm also represents bondholders and financial institutions in a variety of other litigation, regulatory, and corporate trust department matters.