Bankruptcy and Restructuring

Bankruptcy and Restructuring

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Navigating the complexities of bankruptcy law requires a seasoned advocate. Our lawyers have represented clients across an expansive range of insolvency matters, including business reorganization, corporate restructuring, out-of-court workouts and commercial and bankruptcy litigation. 

We bring experience and perspective on all sides of insolvency matters. In the course of our work, we have served as lead counsel in representing financially-distressed businesses, secured and unsecured creditors, creditor committees, trustees and other interested parties. We’ve also represented clients in acquiring assets and business operations in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court proceedings. 


Areas of Focus

  • Commercial transactions and litigation
  • Debtor representations
  • Creditor representations (secured and unsecured)
  • Bankruptcy-related acquisitions
  • Corporate restructuring and out-of-court workouts
  • Commercial litigation
  • Assignment for the benefit of creditors (ABCs)
  • Creditor committee representations
  • Bankruptcy litigation
  • Municipal bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy appeals
  • Bankruptcy sales

Representative Matters

Our lawyers are skilled in protecting and advancing creditors’ rights and remedies in all chapter filings under the Bankruptcy Code including:

  • Seeking relief from the automatic stay
  • Asserting and defending creditor claims
  • Defending avoidance (preferential and fraudulent transfers) and turnover actions
  • Litigation in adversary proceedings and contested matters
  • Defending lender-liability claims filed in bankruptcy court
  • Litigating lien-priority claims
  • Objecting to discharges
  • Prosecuting nondischargeability actions
  • Representing creditors in chapters 7, 11 and 13 cases
  • Representing secured lenders in lien-avoidance proceedings
  • Challenging abusive bankruptcy filings by debtors
  • Providing general consultation for creditor options and strategies pre- and post-bankruptcy filing

“As a turnaround specialist, Dean Rallis has never encountered a reorganization that he couldn't assess and provide a thorough strategy for. His level-headedness also provides calm leadership during often stressful situations with clients who are going through trying circumstances.”

Preston Howard
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CEO, Rose City Realty, Inc.