Jeffrey S. Norwood: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Jeffrey S. Norwood

Partner
Chattanooga,  TN  U.S.A.
Phone423.755.2644

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Practice Areas

  • Financial Services
  • Insolvency & Commercial Bankruptcy
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 423.755.2644
Fax: 423.266.5499
http://www.huschblackwell.com/jeff-norwood/
 
University Emory University, B.A., Political Science/Economics, 1981
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1984 Tennessee Law Review
 
Admitted1984, Tennessee; 2009, Georgia
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bankruptcy Institute

•American Bar Association

•Brock-Cooper American Inn of Court, master

•Chattanooga Bar Association

•State Bar of Georgia

•Tennessee Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section, Executive Council, chair, 2010-2011; east Tennessee delegate to the Bankruptcy Law Section, Executive Council, 2002-present

 
Biography

Jeff excels in finding practical and pragmatic solutions to problems faced by clients in the financial services industry, specifically in the areas of commercial bankruptcy, commercial loan workouts, out-of-court restructurings, distressed mergers and acquisitions, loan documentation and the protection of creditors' rights.

He represents several regional and national banks and other financial institutions in connection with their special assets work, commercial bankruptcy and commercial litigation. He also represents purchasers, venture capital groups and lending institutions in distressed mergers and acquisitions in bankruptcy proceedings, as well as several Fortune 500 companies in their commercial credit and bankruptcy matters.

Recent victories have included representing:

•A multibillion-dollar private equity group in the acquisition of a manufacturing company with worldwide operations through Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

A regional bank in hundreds of commercial property foreclosures as a result of the national downturn in residential housing.

The trustee of a liquidation trust in adversary proceedings to avoid and recover preferential and fraudulent transfers of the debtor's property.

Equity owners of a private company in a Chapter 11 reorganization proceeding.

Jeff is the Managing Partner of Husch Blackwell's Chattanooga office and a member of the firm's Executive and Partner Boards.

Awards and Recognitions

Mid-South Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, 2009-2012

Civic Involvement

Boy Scouts of America, Cherokee Area Council, president, 2007-2008; legal counsel, 1996-2006; chair, 2009-2010; Executive Committee, 1996-present; Board of Directors, 1992-present

•Signal Crest United Methodist Church, Board of Trustees, 2008

Experience

Counsel for a multibillion-dollar private equity group in the acquisition of a manufacturing company with worldwide operations through Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

•Advised a regional bank in hundreds of commercial property foreclosures that resulted from the downturn in the real estate market.

•Served as the trustee of a liquidation trust in more than 1,000 adversary proceedings to avoid and recover preferential and fraudulent transfers of the debtor's property.

•Advised equity owners of a private company in Chapter 11 reorganization proceeding.

Business Insights



Business Insights

1.01.08 Strategic Alternatives For Distressed Businesses, Tennessee Chapter, West Thompson
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In The News

11.09.12 2012 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Names Five Husch Blackwell Partners
Real Estate, Development & Construction News Release

11.07.11 Four Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named Mid-South Super Lawyers, One Named Rising Star
Real Estate, Development & Construction News Release

11.08.10 Mid-South Super Lawyers 2010 Names Three Husch Blackwell Attorneys
Real Estate, Development & Construction News Release

12.08.09 Mid-South Super Lawyers 2009 Names Two Husch Blackwell Sanders Attorneys
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Office Information

Jeffrey S. Norwood

736 Georgia Avenue, Suite 300
ChattanoogaTN 37402




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