Jeffrey Baddeley

Jeffrey Baddeley: Attorney with Buckley King A Legal Professional Association

Biography

“Financial transactions and disputes require lawyers who are aggressive enough to advocate, and wise enough to reach settlement.”

As financial transactions carry deeper implications for lenders, investors and borrowers, clients look to Jeff for clear and incisive legal guidance.

Jeff represents debtors, banks, bondholders, investors, receivers, commercial landlords, unsecured creditors’ committees and asset purchasers in state and federal proceedings, receiverships, and out-of-court restructurings. He has experience in tax enhanced finance, health care, construction, manufacturing, and the automotive industry.

For more than ten years, Jeff served as an adjunct professor of law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He is included among Ohio’s Super Lawyers and is recognized among the Best Lawyers in America.

when skill matters

•Representation of tax credit investors in numerous state and federal proceedings and out-of-court negotiations to address developer defaults.
•Trustee’s counsel in adversary proceedings arising from the Chapter 7 proceedings of a consumer debt purchaser and servicer with operations in all 50 states.
•Receiver’s counsel in a federal court receivership in Chicago involving a debtor with manufacturing operations in the United States, China, and Scotland.
•Debtors’ counsel for an outpatient imaging center operating 24 centers in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Florida, and Pennsylvania, in Chapter 11 reorganization in the Northern District of Ohio.
•Bondholders’ counsel in bankruptcy reorganizations of continuous care facilities.
•Lenders’ counsel in bankruptcy case of ambulance operator.
•Debtors’ counsel for an insurance holding company with six subsidiaries, in Chapter 11 proceedings in the Southern District of New York.
•Counsel to agent bank in automotive parts supplier’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, in the Eastern District of Michigan.
•Represented an international financial institution in a loan workout for an oil and gas operator with 265 operating wells in two states.

distinctions + awards

•Best Lawyers in America - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
•Ohio Super Lawyers - Business Bankruptcy
•AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell

articles + presentations

Tax Credit Enhanced Project Finance: Strategies to Minimize Recapture Risk (Author, Bloomberg BNA, Daily Tax Report, June 2014)
Defending Against Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims in Bankruptcy (Author, Business Torts Journal, Vol. 19 No. 2, Winter 2012)
•Cooking the Books: Manipulating Financial Statements (Presenter, Northeast Ohio Treasury Managers Association, September 2011)

civic involvement

•Greater Cleveland Volunteers - Board of Trustees
•Trinity Episcopal Cathedral of Cleveland - Treasurer
•Cleveland International Film Festival - Former Director

Related News

• August 15, 2018

Buckley King Attorneys Recognized as The Best Lawyers in America

• January 30, 2018

Buckley King Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers

• September 11, 2017

Buckley King Attorneys Again Named to The Best Lawyers in America List, 2018

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Commercial Finance, Banking + Lending
  • Creditors' Rights, Workouts + Bankruptcy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
216.685.4730  Phone
216.579.1020  Fax
www.buckleyking.com
University Attended:
University of Chicago, A.B., 1977
Law School Attended:
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1983
Admission:
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1983, Ohio
Memberships:

professional associations

•The Risk Management Association
•American Bar Association
•Ohio State Bar Association
•Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association - Committee on Receivership Rules, Chair; Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section, Former Chair

ISLN:
909321015
Transactions:
• Representation of a federal historic tax credits investor in multiple state and federal proceedings to resolve borrower defaults. • Trustee's counsel in adversary proceedings arising from the Chapter 7 proceedings of a consumer debt purchaser and servicer with operations in all 50 states. • Receiver's counsel in a federal court receivership in Chicago involving a debtor with manufacturing operations in the United States, China, and Scotland. • Debtors' counsel for an outpatient imaging center operating 24 centers in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Florida, and Pennsylvania, in Chapter 11 reorganization in the Northern District of Ohio. • Bondholders' counsel in bankruptcy reorganizations of continuous care facilities. • Lenders' counsel in bankruptcy case of ambulance operator. • Debtors' counsel for an insurance holding company with six subsidiaries, in Chapter 11 proceedings in the Southern District of New York. • Counsel to agent bank in automotive parts supplier's Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, in the Eastern District of Michigan.• Represented an international financial institution in a loan workout for an oil and gas operator with 265 operating wells in two states.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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