Business Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Workout

Business and Complex Bankruptcy Lawyers

We represent debtors, creditors, investors, buyers and trustees in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings. Our attorneys are admitted to practice in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., West Virginia and New York. We are mobile and uniquely positioned to handle your interests and act decisively to protect them.

A key area of focus includes representing businesses grappling with financial difficulties, debt burdens and insolvency and related litigation in state and federal court. This is a clear strength for a firm led by experienced attorneys, recognized as pre-eminent in their field. Our attorneys include past presidents and current board members of the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland and leaders in the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation.

Business Law Counsel and Negotiation, Mediation, or Litigation

Our prowess in business and complex bankruptcy law, as well as out-of-court workouts and litigation, is widely acknowledged.

Businesses turn to our firm for sound counsel in dealing with today’s volatile business climate. We counsel clients throughout the multiple phases of Chapter 11 and reorganization proceedings, from commencement to plan confirmation, handling matters ranging from straightforward Chapter 11 cases to complex restructurings. In addition, we provide zealous advocacy in related bankruptcy litigation.

Our Ability and Credibility: An Asset For You

Our clients range from small and family business owners to mid-market and Fortune 500 companies to high net-worth individuals. We have handpicked our roster of dedicated lawyers to offer excellence in the delivery of collaborative, top-quality legal services. To discuss your immediate or long-term business needs and legal options, contact us.

Attorneys Focusing on this Practice Area

Relevant Cases

In re: Flat Out Crazy LLC

Secured creditor’s counsel in the bankruptcy cases of two restaurant chains in the Southern District of New York.

In re: First Mariner Bankcorp

Local and co-counsel to debtor in bank holding company’s Maryland Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. The case featured the successful auction sale of the debtor’s operating subsidiary and a confirmed plan of liquidation.

In re: Barrack’s Row ENT Group LLC, et al.

Debtors’ counsel for ten restaurant entities in Washington, D.C. Chapter 11 reorganization.

In re: Whiskey One Eight, LLC

Represented debtor in Chapter 11 case with multi-million dollar 50+/- acre property.

In re: Enrizon Worldwide, Inc.

Represented Chapter 11 entity debtor in approval of disclosure statement and confirmation of plan of liquidation.

In re: Steven F. Madeoy

Represent Chapter 7 trustee by handling all aspects of case, including litigating multiple adversary proceedings and liquidating entities, real properties and other assets of the estate.

In re: The Condominium Association of The Lynnhill Condominium

Successfully pursued and settled separate objections to debtor’s disclosure statement and to confirmation of debtor’s Chapter 11 plan, in debtor’s fourth bankruptcy case, for a secured creditor and an unsecured creditor by negotiating favorable early payments to creditors at closing on sale of debtor’s real property for $17,050,000.

Friedman and Stackman, Co-Trustees of The Michael J. Friedman Family Trust and as Personal Representatives of the Estate of Rhona Friedman v. Roger Schlossberg

Represented Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee/equity security holder debtor in Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of individual debtor’s bankrupt limited liability company by successfully negotiating settlement of equitable subordination adversary proceeding by equitably subordinating hundreds of thousands of dollars less than sought and negotiating $2,600,000 reduction in claim sought against individual debtor.

In re: FPMI Solutions, Inc.

Counsel to Virginia government contractor, as Chapter 11 debtor, in successful sale of assets and assignment of government contracts, including payment of owed back-wages to employees.

In re: Council of Unit Owners of the 100 Harborview Drive Condominium

Counsel to condominium association in confirmed Chapter 11 plan of reorganization over competing plan filed by senior secured lender.