Creditor's Rights and Bankruptcy

The Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Practice serves a wide variety of clients, from national corporations, banks and other institutional lenders to small local businesses. Our practice includes the representation of both creditors and borrowers in the resolution of various financial and commercial legal matters.

Our attorney's services to business creditors range from drafting credit policies to representing unsecured and administrative claimants in bankruptcy. The attorneys' combine their experience to provide planning for liabilities that may not be anticipated by the business owner, including environmental, regulatory, and tort litigation issues which may affect the client's marketplace.

Banking clients are provided services in the areas of loan documentation, workouts, collections, foreclosures, and liquidations. Collection and liquidation services include representation of creditors in mortgage foreclosure, replevin, reclamation claims, mechanics' lien claims, and landlord-tenant disputes.

We represent both lenders and borrowers in the review and restructure of debt service. Our attorneys have been involved in formulating, negotiating, and documenting the restructure of many different types of credit arrangements, ranging from secured lines of credi to trade credit agreements.

The Firm has a long history of representing secured and unsecured creditors, administrative claimants, and shareholders in bankruptcy proceedings. We regularly defend and prosecute bankruptcy related litigation, including requests for relief from bankruptcy stay, preferential and fraudulent conveyance actions, collateral issues, dischargeability contests, plan confirmation issues, equitable subordination claims, and borrower fraud.

Skilled Senior Attorneys

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The firm provides skilled representation to clients under the supervision of skilled senior attorneys. The firm is well established such that its most Senior Attorney, Mr. Fred Walker passed away in the recent past but left behind his knowledge and integrity as examples of the way, we feel, a law firm should conduct itself. The younger members have assumed leadership of the firm (50-70 years of age) and exemplify the ethics and skill which Fred Walker will be forever remembered for at the firm.

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