Bankruptcy - Debtors’ Protection and Creditors’ Rights
We represent clients from very small to the very complex, sophisticated bankruptcy proceedings. We have represented debtors, (both individuals and businesses), unsecured creditor committees, trustees, asset purchasers, landlords, and secured and unsecured creditors.
We have decades of experience assisting clients throughout Louisiana and in other states for bankruptcy matters and litigation.
Our bankruptcy-related experience includes representations in the following types of matters:
Consumer and Complex Chapter 7 Bankruptcies
Bankruptcy litigation— Including contested Chapter 11 confirmation proceedings; lender liability claims; preferences and fraudulent transfers cases; non-dischargeability actions; debtor-in-possession financing disputes; valuation cases; and requests for injunctive relief
Representing creditors’ committees
Obtaining repayment of debt and recovery of collateral
Buying assets in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Involuntary bankruptcy petitions and litigation
Relief from stay proceedings
Trustee Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Executory contracts and lease issues
Liquidation and plan administration in the wind-down of bankruptcy estates
Corporate & Transactional Law & Commercial Litigation
We counsel clients on general corporate matters, mergers, acquisitions, private equity, trust planning, asset allocation and business succession planning and other transactional matters. We represent lenders, businesses, real estate developers, entrepreneurs, and individuals. We help you formulate a strategy for negotiation as well as handling the legal side. When required, we represent our clients in litigation and arbitration for commercial, complex business, construction and contractual disputes.
Real Estate, Real Estate Litigation, Construction and Lien Law
We offer real estate representation to clients such as buyers, sellers, builders, construction companies, development companies, architects, lending institutions and borrowers. We have managed the legal aspects of projects such as hotels, planned residential projects, and office buildings. We can also handle title-related matters and serve as both escrow and closing agent for major title policy underwriters.
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