Michael P. O'Neil: Lawyer with Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Michael P. O'Neil

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Indianapolis,  IN  U.S.A.
Phone(317) 713-3561

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Practice Areas

  • Business Restructuring and Creditor Rights
  • Business & Finance
  • Bankruptcy
Contact InfoTelephone: (317) 713-3561
Fax: (317) 713-3699
University Marquette University, B.S., 1983
Law SchoolUniversity of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1986
Admitted1986, Illinois; 1987, Arizona (inactive); 1999, Indiana

MICHAEL P. O'NEIL helps companies in transition. Since 1986, he has focused his practice on mergers and acquisitions, debt refinancing and restructuring, business workouts and turnarounds, and a full range of other business matters, including fraudulent transfer and successor liability litigation resulting from deals that turned sour.

Michael has represented both healthy and distressed companies in connection with sales, refinancings, and liquidations, as well as in chapter 11 section 363 asset sales and "true reorganization" bankruptcy cases where judicial remedies are needed. Representative client industries include machinery dealers, golf courses, service providers, manufacturers, real estate developers, agriculture, high-tech manufacturers and pharmaceutical testing companies.

Additionally, Michael represents secured and unsecured creditors and other stakeholders in distressed businesses, including with foreclosure proceedings, preference and other bankruptcy-related litigation, credit department collections and workout advice, and consensual refinancing or restructuring. He has also represented Creditor Committees (or individual committee members in larger cases) in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases as well as chapter 7 trustees and receivers.

Michael is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, the Indiana Association for Corporate Renewal, the Turnaround Management Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and several other similar organizations, as well as state and local bar associations. Licensed in Indiana, Illinois and Arizona (currently inactive in Arizona), and in numerous federal courts (all the way up to the U.S. Supreme Court), he is a frequent speaker and author on M&A, refinancing and restructuring topics.

Also, after having served on several charity and church boards himself, Michael now assists non-profit entities in formation and governance matters and has helped numerous churches and pastors that needed to part company in an appropriate way.

Michael is recognized by Best Lawyers in America for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Bankruptcy Litigation.

Professional Affiliations / Recognitions:

AV Peer Review Rating (LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell) (Awarded), American Bankruptcy Institute (Member), Best Lawyers in America (Member), Indiana Association for Corporate Renewal (Member), Indiana State Bar Association (Member), Indiana Super Lawyers (Member), Turnaround Management Association (Member)


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Michael P. O'Neil

One Indiana Square, Suite 3500
IndianapolisIN 46204


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