BANKRUPTCY TRUSTEES - We have extensive experience representing trustees in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in a myriad of legal and business issues arising in corporate and personal bankruptcies, including consensual and contested asset sales, sales free and clear, assumption and assignment of leases and contracts, litigation of fraudulent conveyances and preferential transfers, exemption litigation, feasibility disputes, eligibility disputes, and Chapter 11 plans, in cases ranging from companies and individuals with valuable real estate holdings, franchised restaurants, individually-owned restaurants, biotech companies, high tech companies, and medical and dental practices.
DEBTORS - We have considerable experience representing companies and individuals in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases. Our Chapter 11 work includes successfully shepherding debtors through the difficulties of obtaining a confirmed plan of reorganization and the matters that arise in that context. In addition to filing Chapter 7 cases, we also handle dischargeability litigation.
CREDITORS - We represent secured creditors and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy cases, including enforcing security interests and seeking relief from the automatic stay to proceed in state court or to enforce state law remedies such as foreclosure and deeds in lieu of foreclosure, as well as prosecuting dischargeability cases and objections to discharge.
ASSET PURCHASERS IN BANKRUPTCY - We represent acquirers of assets in bankruptcy cases and are experienced in the key issues that arise, including break-up fees, credit bidding, assumption and assignment of key executory contracts, 363(m) declarations, bidding strategy, and sales free and clear of liens.
LITIGATION - We represent plaintiffs and defendants in federal court, state court, and arbitration. Our past representations include: commercial torts, unfair competition, breach of contract, disability discrimination, and employment discrimination.
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