Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights

The firm and its attorneys represent all types of parties-in-interest in bankruptcy cases, primarily in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, with an emphasis on creditor representation. The firm also represents landlords, tenants, asset purchasers and other parties-in-interest in bankruptcy cases and creditors’ rights matters. The firm also represents parties in creditors’ rights and bankruptcy litigation, including avoidance actions in bankruptcy court, and in out-of-court workouts and related matters. The firm’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice has involved such matters as:

  • Representation as Pennsylvania local counsel for the primary secured lender in the Chapter 11 bankruptcies of two debtors owning hotel properties in the New York metropolitan area
  • Representation as Delaware and New Jersey local counsel for a Fortune 500 technology company in bankruptcy matters
  • Representation as Delaware counsel to certain former officers and directors in litigation matters arising out of the bankruptcy case of one of Boise’s largest employers
  • Representation of the purchaser of a Chapter 11 debtor’s assets worth $3.5 million in a bankruptcy proceeding in Delaware, from participation in the auction through court approval and closing of the transaction
  • Representation as Delaware counsel for former executive of large ex-bank holding company in connection with litigation regarding his claims against the bankruptcy estate
  • Representation of Chapter 11 debtor in Philadelphia that confirmed a Chapter 11 plan providing for a sale of its business as a going concern
  • Representation of purchaser of real estate as defendant in fraudulent transfer litigation seeking recovery of $20 million arising from the Arthur D. Little bankruptcy case in Massachusetts
  • Representation of a secured creditor in the bankruptcy of a New Jersey-based home builder
  • Representation of clients in avoidance actions in bankruptcy court including preferential transfer and fraudulent transfer actions
  • Representation of both judgment creditors and debtors in executions against personal and real property and other collection efforts
  • Representation of commercial borrowers in confession of judgment and execution proceedings under Pennsylvania law