Restructuring & Insolvency

Bankruptcy Litigation

Experience

Energy Company Bankruptcy

Representing major creditor in multi-billion dollar energy company bankruptcy, including complex litigation appealed to Federal Court of Appeal.

Lake Tahoe Resort Bankruptcy

Successfully foreclosed on resort development property in Lake Tahoe area, overcoming concerted legal actions by debtor, including lawsuits and bankruptcy filing.

United Commercial Bank

Defended a former officer of failed bank in defense of securities class action, bankruptcy trustee action, FDIC enforcement and administrative actions and related government investigations.

Cascade Acceptance Corporation

Representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Cascade Acceptance Corporation, a mortgage investment company with more than $100 million of assets and liabilities, pending in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.  Subsequently, we also represent the Chapter 7 trustee after conversion of the case in complex litigation against insiders and affiliates. 

CEIDCO Bankruptcy

Defended a developer of commercial properties in Central Europe in eight-figure bankruptcy litigation involving fraudulent transfers, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and other claims.

Hoffman v. Glaser, et al.

Represented the Chapter 7 Trustee in the Cascade Acceptance Corporation litigation against former insiders of the company. Reached multi-million dollar settlements with defendants prior to taking much discovery.

Ng Bankruptcy

Represent debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of real estate magnate who ran mortgage investment funds with assets of hundreds of millions of dollars, including complex dealings with affiliated entities, the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors and thousands of  individual creditors, litigants and other interested parties in the bankruptcy case.

SK Foods LP

Representing the company owners, parent companies, affiliates and family trusts in defending over 14 separate proceedings brought by the bankruptcy trustee on a variety of theories.

Yahoo!

Successfully defended the company in a fraudulent transfer and preference litigation brought by a bankrupt debtor, settling the case for a walk away and agreement not to seek attorneys' fees after defeating an early motion for partial summary judgment.