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Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring

An Experienced Team in Bankruptcy & Related Services

We have an experienced team of lawyers with a strong track record of helping clients with complex bankruptcies and financial restructuring needs.

Contact us to discuss how our bankruptcy and financial restructuring practice can help your business.

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Our Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice groups focuses on corporate restructuring matters, and has extensive experience in the retail arena, as well as commercial real estate, technology companies and intellectual property portfolios. Our attorneys have provided counsel to clients in both judicial bankruptcy proceedings and non-judicial out-of-court restructurings and business winddowns.

Our attorneys have served as lead and special counsel to debtors, secured creditors, individual creditors, official and unofficial committees of unsecured creditors, buyers and liquidators of assets in large complex Chapter 11 cases. Our team members have taken lead roles in transactional matters in many cases across the country, ranging from developing and implementing bidding and sale processes to representing buyers and liquidation firms in their efforts to acquire assets in both judicial and non-judicial restructurings and Chapter 11 cases throughout the United States and Canada.

Representative bankruptcy and financial restructuring matters include:

  • Serving as special asset disposition counsel to debtors in connection with liquidation of their retail store locations. Negotiating underlying liquidation agreement, drafting motions and proposed orders, and court appearances and argument (Art Van Furniture, LLC, et al.- Wilmington, DE; Forever 21, Inc., et al.- Wilmington, DE; Forever XXI, ULC – Ontario, Canada; and Charming Charlie, LLC, et al. – Wilmington, DE)

  • Serving as special asset disposition counsel to secured lender for liquidation of various debtors’ retail store locations (Anna’s Linens, Inc. – Santa Anna, CA; Dots, LLC – Newark, NJ; Love Culture, LLC – Newark, NJ; Delia’s, LLC – White Plains, NY; RadioShack Corporation – Wilmington, DE; and Ben Moss Western Jewellers, Ltd. – Toronto, Canada)

  • Counseling national liquidation firms retained as debtors’ liquidation consultants in numerous Chapter 11 retail bankruptcy cases. Negotiating liquidation agreements, reviewing and revising draft motions and proposed orders, and attending related court appearances, including addressing contested matters (Olympia Sports, LLC, et al. – Wilmington, DE; Modell’s Sporting Goods, LLC, et al. – Newark, NJ; and Old Time Pottery, LLC – Nashville, TN, RWRF, Inc. f/k/a B. Lane, Inc/ d/b/a Fashion to Figure – Newark, NJ; Heritage Home Group, LLC, et al. – Wilmington, DE; hhgregg, Inc., et al. – Indianapolis, IN; and Brodkey Brothers, Inc., et. al. – Omaha, NE)

  • Counseling co-purchaser of chapter 11 debtor’s assets, addressing bifurcation of assets between and among multiple U.S. and European business lines and, negotiating and documenting global settlement among debtor, co-purchaser, and creditors’ committee, related court appearances and argument, closing the sale and subsequent corporate transition work (Pareteum Corporation, et al.- New York, NY)

  • Counseling secured creditor in connection with UCC Article 9 sale of borrower’s assets (Simtec, LLC – New York, NY)

  • Serving as lead U.S. counsel to foreign retailer. Negotiated asset-based loan for €250 million with U.S. based secured lender and its foreign affiliates and worked with international insolvency counsel to wind down of business

  • Planning and implementing consignor’s winddown of private multi-million-dollar consignment program with national retailer

  • Serving as U.S. counsel to form retail executive in pursuit of a guaranty claim against his former employer’s foreign parent company

  • Planning and implementing culinary school’s out-of-court wind down with its secured and unsecured creditors over a ninety (90) day period.

  • Counseling secured creditor and purchaser of substantially all debtor assets (Enumeral Biomedical Holdings, LLC – Boston, MA)

  • Serving as special counsel to the debtor and its manager for disposition of commercial property assets (KFM Holdings, Inc., et al. – Los Angeles, CA)

  • Investigating claims of breach of fiduciary duty by senior executives of a public company