Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors' Rights

Bankruptcy Litigation

Experience

Bankruptcy Litigation For Leading Payments Technology Company

Represented Visa in various litigation in bankruptcy cases throughout the U.S., including defending numerous preferential and fraudulent transfer claims in the Brookstone, American Apparel, Sears, Limited Stores, Gordmans and Charlotte Russe cases and defeating efforts to enjoin processing of large scale international transactions in the Galileo Learning and smarTours cases. 

Bankruptcy Litigation For Leading Medical Device Company

Represented Intuitive Surgical in various litigation matters in bankruptcy cases throughout the U.S., including the Astria Health, Southern Regional Medical Center and Forest Park Medical Center bankruptcy cases.

Energy Company Bankruptcy

Represented First Solar, a major creditor in multi-billion dollar bankruptcy cases of FirstEnergy Solutions and affiliates, including complex litigation appealed to 6th Circuit Court of Appeal, leading to favorable settlements.

Lake Tahoe Resort Bankruptcy

Successfully foreclosed on resort development property in Lake Tahoe area, overcoming concerted legal actions by debtor and related parties, including multiple 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.

Transportation Company Bankruptcy

Represented Yellow Cab Company of San Francisco in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, including complex dealings with the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors. 

Real Estate Bankruptcy

Represented debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of real estate magnate overseeing 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.

Investment Fund Bankruptcy

Represented 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.  Subsequent representation of Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee in complex litigation against insiders and affiliates resulting in favorable settlements.