Lawrence E. Wilk: Lawyer with Jaburg & Wilk, P.C.

Lawrence E. Wilk

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Phoenix,  AZ  U.S.A.
Phone602-248-1008

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Creditor's Rights
  • Workouts
  • Financial Fraud
  • In-House Counsel Program
  • Real Estate
  • Foreclosure
  • Administrative Law
 
University Indiana University, B.A., 1977
 
Law SchoolIndiana University, J.D., cum laude, 1980
 
Admitted1980, Arizona; U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
 
Biography

Case Highlights

Winning recovery for investors. Larry and his team represented the court-appointed receiver in the large American National Mortgage case. He converted an Arizona Corporation Commission State Court Receivership into a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy proceeding, integrated the cases using differing jurisdictions, and obtained a confirmed Chapter 11 plan with recovery to the investors.

Helping Ponzi-scheme victims recover millions. Larry was co-counsel in a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against professionals involved in the Baptist Foundation's Ponzi scheme. His work resulted in recovery in excess of $230 million for those who had been victims of this financial debacle.

Get To Know Larry In His Own Words

"I create a relationship of trust and confidence. Clients know I'm there for them and that I have a genuine interest not only in their case but also in them."

"The practice of law is like a chess game. I enjoy analyzing a problem and then attempting to form a solution by anticipating the opposing party's strategy and responding accordingly-but always with reaching our client's goals in mind."

Professional Experience

- Represents secured and unsecured creditors and trustees in bankruptcy; creditors in state court proceedings, including foreclosure proceedings and state court receiverships; and debtors in complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

- As president and registered lobbyist for the Arizona Trustee's Association from 1988-1990, Larry sought legislative reform in the foreclosure industry.

- As counsel for the borrower in Northern Arizona Properties vs. Pinetop Properties Group, he helped formulate the law which defines deficiency rights after foreclosure.

- Conducted hundreds of foreclosures, both judicial and non-judicial, and numerous forfeiture proceedings.

- Sought and obtained appointment of third-party receivers to take possession and control of the property on behalf of his lending clients.

- Clients include banks, insurance companies, leasing companies, and private individuals secured by real property, commercial equipment, vehicles, accounts receivable, and intangible property.

- Involved in numerous bankruptcies in aggressive pursuit of his clients' collateral and recovery of any unsecured portion of debt.

- Experienced in negotiating workouts to help clients avoid the hardship and expense of bankruptcy.

- Knowledgeable in title insurance and real estate issues.

- Played pivotal role in winning compensation in several of the largest land-fraud cases in Arizona, recovering millions of dollars for investors.

Larry Wilk was named a 2012 Southwest Super Lawyer - Arizona!

Larry Wilk is rated AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell

 
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Lawrence E. Wilk

3200 North Central Avenue, Suite 2000
PhoenixAZ 85012




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