Business Reorganization & Bankruptcy

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Whether we are assisting a debtor trying to navigate a financial crisis or a creditor seeking to enforce its rights, Strasburger’s business reorganization and bankruptcy group has the experienced professionals and essential resources to identify and resolve all phases of insolvency-related issues.

Business strategies and legal needs change dramatically in virtually every industry when the prospect of insolvency is introduced.  Complex insolvency matters require practitioners who are skilled in finance and who possess interdisciplinary expertise.  We work seamlessly with our litigation, corporate and securities, banking, tax and real estate groups to address insolvency related issues from a practical, fee-sensitive approach.

Our clients include Fortune 200 companies, large and medium-sized businesses, international businesses, with a focus on Mexico and Latin America, financial institutions, trustees and creditor committees, business debtors and borrowers, secured and unsecured creditors and individual stakeholders.  We have represented clients in numerous industries, including aviation, oil and gas, banking, finance, leasing, insurance, energy, technology and software, telecom, manufacturing, restaurant, retail, health care, transportation and logistics, toll roads, and commercial real estate.

The firm’s practice unit leaders are available to answer any questions about Strasburger’s capabilities.  To learn more about this practice area, please contact robert.franke@strasburger.com.
Business Reorganization & Bankruptcy
OVERVIEW
Whether we are assisting a debtor trying to navigate a financial crisis or a creditor seeking to enforce its rights, Strasburger’s business reorganization and bankruptcy group has the experienced professionals and essential resources to identify and resolve all phases of insolvency-related issues.

Business strategies and legal needs change dramatically in virtually every industry when the prospect of insolvency is introduced.  Complex insolvency matters require practitioners who are skilled in finance and who possess interdisciplinary expertise.  We work seamlessly with our litigation, corporate and securities, banking, tax and real estate groups to address insolvency related issues from a practical, fee-sensitive approach.

Our clients include Fortune 200 companies, large and medium-sized businesses, international businesses, with a focus on Mexico and Latin America, financial institutions, trustees and creditor committees, business debtors and borrowers, secured and unsecured creditors and individual stakeholders.  We have represented clients in numerous industries, including aviation, oil and gas, banking, finance, leasing, insurance, energy, technology and software, telecom, manufacturing, restaurant, retail, health care, transportation and logistics, toll roads, and commercial real estate.

The firm’s practice unit leaders are available to answer any questions about Strasburger’s capabilities.  To learn more about this practice area, please contact robert.franke@strasburger.com.

EXPERIENCE

Bankruptcy

  • Fraudulent transfer, voidable preference, equitable subordination, and fiduciary duty litigation
  • Chapter 11 proceedings and re-organizations for debtors-in-possession, trustees, creditor committees, lenders, bondholders, and other secured and unsecured creditors
  • Investigations of investments and recovery of assets
  • Liquidation of foreign assets
  • Landlord-lessor disputes
  • Acquisitions and asset disposition

Restructure & Workouts

  • Restructuring solutions including pre-bankruptcy loan, lease and bond defaults
  • Corporate lending, sales, and equity investments counsel
  • Loan restructuring and refinancing
  • Receivership
  • Non-judicial and judicial foreclosures
  • State and federal receiverships
  • Assignments for the benefit of creditors
  • Asset executions
  • Sequestrations, attachments, garnishments and deficiency litigation

Financial & Stakeholder Litigation

  • Breach of contract, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty
  • Business disparagement
  • Interference with contractual and prospective business relationships
  • Usurpation of corporate opportunity
  • Fraudulent transfers
  • Piercing the corporate veil/alter ego
  • Complex litigation, including RICO, trade secret and unfair business practices
  • Shareholder disputes, derivative actions, and corporate opportunities and mergers

Insolvency Planning & Protection

  • Structuring of business transactions
  • Due diligence and financial reorganizations
  • Asset protection and planning

Surety & Construction

  • Automatic stay litigation
  • Negotiation of treatment of claims in reorganization plans
  • Assumption of bond obligations
  • Pursuit and collection of unpaid proceeds
  • Dischargeability actions and objections to discharge

International

  • International restructurings, workouts and bankruptcies
  • Assistance of creditors and debtors subject to exposure or proceedings in Latin  and South American and other parts of the world
  • Liquidation of international assets and joint venture interests