When you’re facing bankruptcy or other insolvency issues, having the right partner is essential. Your representation must be focused on the industry and have the expertise to ensure that your needs are front and center.
Husch Blackwell’s Insolvency & Commercial Bankruptcy team represents clients dealing with financially distressed enterprises regarding commercial financial issues. Our attorneys have represented all the major constituencies in bankruptcy proceedings and non-bankruptcy restructurings. We also have unique experience representing clients in international insolvency proceedings, food and energy bankruptcy matters and insurance insolvencies. We cover the full spectrum of creditor and debtor representations, including:
Our team has experience in complex financial restructurings and liquidations. We have represented clients in some of the largest and most complex bankruptcy cases filed in recent years, including:
Commercial dispute resolution and litigation
We can advise you on all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts. Along with representing clients in enforcing loan documents, leases and contract actions, we participate in alternative dispute resolution. This approach often enables clients to reduce litigation costs and to resolve differences quickly. Our team is also involved in various stages of intellectual property, employment, tax and other litigation matters handled by the firm.
Creditors’ rights and extraordinary remedies
We have extensive experience representing secured lenders and creditors, landlords, lessors and vendors in commercial creditors’ rights matters. Our experience includes:
Our team can support you with insurance insolvency proceedings, including ancillary bankruptcy. We negotiate and draft rehabilitation and liquidation petitions, plans and orders, management services contracts, asset sales, and merger transactions. In recent years we have identified and recovered more than $100 million and helped to resolve or adjudicate numerous claims against insolvent estates.
Our team has significant experience in international insolvency proceedings and represents secured creditors on cross-border transactions and offshore asset recovery. One of our attorneys, Chris Redmond, is a member of the United States Delegation to UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law) Working Group V (Insolvency).
National and regional lead counsel
As national and regional counsel, we manage insolvency and creditors’ rights matters in jurisdictions across the country and internationally. Our case management system is tailored to your information and reporting needs and allows secure, 24/7 access to case information. We have developed and managed a network of local counsel to ensure you receive the best, most cost-effective legal representation.
Workout and out-of-court restructurings
We can advise you on all aspects of workouts and out-of-court restructurings, including refinancing, out-of-court restructuring agreements, forbearance agreements, corporate restructurings and purchasing of assets from troubled businesses.