Guy C. Fustine

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Guy C. Fustine is chair of the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group. His practice is focused on business reorganization, commercial litigation and sports law. Mr. Fustine is board certified in business bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification, and he has been listed in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® since 2007 and Best Lawyers in America® since 1993. Mr. Fustine uses his experience, knowledge and skill to represent multimillion dollar debtors, creditors holding secured, unsecured and priority claims, creditors’ committees and trustees. He is also a certified contract advisor for the National Football League Players Association and a licensed athlete agent in Pennsylvania, Georgia and Alabama.

Awards & Honors: Included in The Best Lawyers in America®, Woodward/White, Inc. (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency; Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy), 1993-2017; Included in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®, 2007-2014

Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law, American Board of Certification

Areas of Practice (49)

  • Bankruptcy
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bankruptcy Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 7
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 11
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 12
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 13
  • Bankruptcy Collections
  • Bankruptcy Fraud
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Bankruptcy Mediation
  • Bankruptcy Reorganization
  • Bankruptcy Taxation
  • Bankruptcy Trustees Rights
  • Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Foreclosure
  • Commercial Insolvency
  • Commercial Recovery
  • Commercial Workouts
  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Debt Relief
  • Debtor Bankruptcy
  • Foreclosures
  • Fraudulent Conveyance
  • Insolvency
  • International Bankruptcy
  • International Insolvency
  • Liquidations
  • Out of Court Debt Restructuring
  • Personal Bankruptcy
  • Pre-Bankruptcy Workouts
  • Receiverships
  • Repossessions
  • Workouts
  • Workouts Taxation
  • Creditors Rights
  • Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy
  • Debtor and Creditor Collections
  • Debtor and Creditor Remedies
  • Debtor and Creditor Reorganization
  • Debtor and Creditor Rights
  • Debtor and Creditor Workouts
  • Debtors Rights
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • International Creditors Rights
  • Secured Creditors Rights
  • Unsecured Creditors Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
814-315-3653  Phone
814-459-2800  Phone
814-453-4530  Fax
University Attended:
Allegheny College, B.A., cum laude; Alden Scholar, 1975–1979, 1979
Law School Attended:
Notre Dame School of Law, London, England; Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1982
Year of First Admission:
1982, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; 1994, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; 1982, Pennsylvania
Erie County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations.
Special Agencies:
American Bankruptcy Institute; Judith Fitzgerald Western Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Pupilage Group Leader; Lawyers Associated Worldwide; National Football League Players Association, Contract Advisor
Birth Information:
Ridgway, Pennsylvania, December 28, 1957
( Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law, American Board of Certification, Certified Contract Advisor, National Football League Players Association )
Lead counsel for the purchaser of Peek'n Peak Resort in Clymer, NY; Lead counsel for the seller of Lovell Place Limited Partnership in Erie, PA; Court appointed overseer and lead counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for Thayer Power & Communication Line Construction Co. in Fairview, PA; Reorganization under Chapter 11 of a federally qualified health center (FQHC) in Erie, PA; Sale of another FQHC as a going concern in Fayette County, PA; Negotiation and sale of commercial real estate to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in Buffalo, NY; Rejection of a USW Collective Bargaining Agreement under § 1113 of the Bankruptcy Code and sale of the company as an ongoing concern in Warren, PA; Reorganization of a southside restaurant and lounge in Pittsburgh, representing former Pittsburgh Steeler Hines Ward; Reorganization of numerous manufacturing companies located in NY, OH, PA and elsewhere, avoiding shut-downs and liquidations.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other - Check
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Erie, Pennsylvania

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