Marcus O. Colabianchi
practices in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors' rights, and real estate law in the San Francisco office of Duane Morris.
Mr. Colabianchi's bankruptcy and creditors' rights practice includes representing secured and unsecured creditors, financial institutions, business debtors, trustees, committees, leasing companies, and receivers in nearly all facets of corporate bankruptcy reorganization cases and litigation. He handles a variety of complex litigation, workout, restructuring and insolvency matters for lenders, special servicers of Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) loans. Mr. Colabianchi also serves as oversight counsel for special servicers in bankruptcy cases in multiple jurisdictions and states.
Mr. Colabianchi's real estate practice includes representation of commercial developers, owners, landlords, tenants, lenders and borrowers in all aspects of disputes concerning commercial properties. His practice includes resolving disputes involving complex commercial lease defaults, breaches of guaranties, mortgage fraud, real estate secured transaction issues, lender liability issues, easements, title and boundary disputes and other real estate-related issues.
Civic and Charitable Activities
•Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco
• Board of Governors, 2013-2014
•The Guardsmen, a non-profit charitable organization benefiting Northern California youth
• President, 2013-2014
• Board Member, 2011-2014
• General Counsel, 2010-2011
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Co-Panelist, How to Build Your Book of Business Throughout Your Career in the Turnaround & Restructuring Profession, The Turnaround Management Association, Northern California Chapter's Next Generation Leaders Event, 2010
•Co-Panelist, The Bankruptcy Process: Appraiser/Attorney Interaction, The Appraisal Institute, Northern California Chapter's 2010 Spring Litigation Conference, 2010
•Co-Producer/Speaker, Judges' Roundtable Discussion on Venue of Business Bankruptcy Cases, 20th Annual Conference of the California Bankruptcy Forum, 2008
•Speaker, Bankruptcy Law: Strategies for Self Insurance Guaranty Funds, 92nd Annual Convention of International Association of Industrial Accident Boards & Commissions, 2006
•Co-author, California Bankruptcy Court Holds Debtor Cannot Argue Real Property Had Lower Value Than What Was Attributed to Debtor's Schedules and Sworn Testimony, Duane Morris Alert, February 11, 2016
•Co-author, Glaski Decision Appears to Place Lenders on Notice to Verify Accuracy and Effectiveness of Loan Assignments, Duane Morris Alert, September 10, 2013
•Co-Author, Current Legal Issues Affecting the Rights of State Self Insurance Guaranty Funds, IAIABC Journal, Spring 2007, Vol. 44, No. 1