Bankruptcy, Corporate Restructuring, & Creditors' Rights Law


Dickinson Law's Bankruptcy, Insolvency, & Creditor's Rights Law attorneys have extensive experience representing lenders and other secured creditors, unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, and debtors, in all aspects of bankruptcy cases, corporate reorganizations, foreclosures, receiverships, loan workouts, the restructuring and liquidation of companies, the collection and repayment of debts, and the sale and purchase of distressed assets and businesses.  We frequently provide representation and advice in federal and state court proceedings, and assist clients in out-of-court restructurings and workouts. 

In addition to the representation of secured and unsecured creditors in numerous bankruptcy cases, our attorneys have also successfully reorganized business debtors in a variety of Chapter 11 bankruptcies.  We also frequently represent creditors’ committees as lead or local counsel.

We take a collaborative approach to representing our clients in bankruptcy and debtor/creditor matters, having the ability to leverage the firm’s vast experience in our Banking, Business Law, Taxation, Real Estate, and Litigation practice areas as needed to ensure our clients have the most effective representation possible.  If you need help with a bankruptcy matter, contact one of our attorneys today.

Experience you can count on

Our attorneys provide a full range of services in bankruptcy matters in Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 bankruptcy cases including:

  • Plan formulation and negotiation, as well as Plan objections and confirmation issues
  • Authority to use cash collateral
  • Debtor-in-Possession financing
  • Adequate protection
  • Relief from the automatic stay
  • Preferences
  • Fraudulent conveyances,
  • Voidable transfer analysis and litigation
  • Section 363 bankruptcy sales of assets and businesses
  • Objections to Discharge and to Dischargeability of Debts
  • Assumption and rejection of executory contracts and unexpired leases
  • Turnover of estate property
  • Claim analysis and protection
  • Preparing and filing proofs of claims
  • Disputes concerning the extent validity and priority of liens
  • Equitable subordination and the re-characterization of debt to equity

We also provide a variety of services with respect to restructurings, debtor-creditor matters, and financial services litigation, including:

  • Out-of-court workouts and restructurings of troubled loans and businesses
  • Sales and purchases of distressed assets, loans, and businesses
  • Commercial and real estate loan modifications, amendments and extensions
  • Collateral perfection analysis
  • Lien priority disputes
  • Enforcement of security interests and mortgages
  • Foreclosures
  • Receiverships
  • Execution and collection of judgments
  • Analysis and enforcement of negotiable instruments, letters of credit and payment orders
  • Mechanics liens
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Protection of claims in connection with third party sales
  • Forbearance Agreements
  • Confessions of judgment

Our success as a firm is a reflection of our commitment to client service and our focus on achieving the best results possible in a cost-effective manner. We consider ourselves teammates in the interest of our clients’ success. Ultimately, our goal is to provide legal services and counseling which enhance the reputation of both the client and the attorney involved.  Contact Us today for assistance with Bankruptcy, Corporate Restructuring, & Creditors' Rights Law matters.