The members in our Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights and Business Reorganizations group are experts in this complex, multi-disciplinary practice area.  Our clients encompass a broad spectrum of industries including financial and professional services, real estate, insurance, healthcare, industrial, manufacturing, retail, technology, transportation and agriculture.  The firm has even had unique experience with the interplay of matrimonial and bankruptcy law.

The members of this practice group have over 80 years of combined experience in representing a wide range of creditors, obligors, committees, labor unions and other constituencies in bankruptcy cases, debt workouts, restructurings, debt collection and advisory services.  Our lawyers have been involved in some of the nation’s and region’s largest insolvency proceedings including Enron, Western Union, Chrysler, LTV, Circle K, SunEdison, Allserve, Resorts International, Lehman Brothers and others.  For example, the firm represented the Official Committee of Equity Holders in the Western Union (New Valley) bankruptcy, which resulted in one of the largest recoveries for equity holders since the enactment of the Bankruptcy Code. 

Because our team consists of litigators and transactional lawyers who have worked together on these matters for many years, we are able to provide an incomparable level of multidisciplinary service that generates innovative solutions to complex problems.  The firm’s vast experience in financial services endows us with an unparalleled understanding of the components of successful debt realization and restructuring.

Our business acumen coupled with our in-depth industry expertise enables us to serve as a strategic partner for creditors, distressed businesses, official and unofficial committees, and financial institutions.  We represent clients in corporate reorganizations, intricate and innovative restructurings, receiverships and a wide variety of debtor-creditor disputes.

Bankruptcy, insolvency and debtor-creditor litigation often require corporate, banking, regulatory, tax and real estate expertise.  The firm has represented scores of banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, trusts, wealthy individuals and other constituencies over our six decades of existence.  Our notable national practice in securities, banking, investments, and financial institutions, and our extensive industry knowledge uniquely position Bressler to offer a robust team approach through the involvement of professionals in multiple practice areas of the firm.  Our Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights & Business Reorganizations practice emphasizes practical solutions tailored to specific business needs.



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