Hurt & Berry, LLP, focuses on representing clients that need a combination of experience, innovation and expertise to produce the best results for complex, time-critical business and legal problems. The firm offers its clients extensive transaction, workout, bankruptcy and litigation experience as well as executive-level business expertise for a broad range of industries. We work closely with our clients to provide a realistic, risk-based assessment of alternatives aligned with their business goals. We provide coordinated legal and business advice to maximize effectiveness while minimizing professional costs.
Our team has extensive experience in civil and criminal trials, including the critical stages of investigation, financial and cost/benefit analysis, calculation of damages, development of case strategy, and preparing evidence and witnesses for trial or arbitration. In addition, our team specializes in advising our clients and negotiating on their behalf in complex business matters such as real estate transactions and finance, mergers and acquisitions, and governmental or international commercial contracts.
Our attorneys have expertise in all major aspects of business legal matters, in and out of the context of litigation including mediation. They have participated in some of the most complex and high-profile trial and appellate cases in the country. These matters include lending and direct investment by financial institutions, securitization of loans and receivables, creditor representation in bankruptcy, business reorganizations, asset liquidation, securities fraud, corporate structuring, franchising, energy company issues, executive employment contracts, class actions, employment law, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, international construction, technology contracts and licenses, strategic alliances, real estate acquisition and finance, municipal finance, regulated industry issues, and government contracts.
Our Legal Assistants include Certified Public Accountants who have industry experience in banking, financial services, energy services, manufacturing, real estate, construction, technology and service businesses, and various regulated industries. They have been critical to the firm's ability to provide coordinated financial, business, and legal perspectives to our clients, particularly to creditors involved in large bankruptcies. They are particularly efficient in analyzing debtor financials, reorganization plans, estate distribution projections and settlement models, as well as coordination with expert accountants, debtor management, and other constituents in the creditor body.
Our clients are individuals and companies at all stages of growth, and our client list includes a number of Fortune 500 companies and major financial institutions. In addition, we represent companies based in a number of European Common Market countries, as well as companies in Hong Kong, Indonesia and throughout the Americas. Several members of our firm have lived and worked on extended assignments outside of the United States. We understand the opportunities and complexities of companies doing business in multiple countries, time zones, legal and business systems. We make ourselves available in times and places to meet our clients' needs.
Our reputation has been established by working diligently to understand the business needs of our clients, by helping them set realistic business goals, maximizing the outcome of those goals, and minimizing their outside professional costs by providing in-house professional expertise. We also leverage technology to make it easy and cost-effective to work with us.