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Bankruptcy & Restructuring

At Cipriani & Werner, members of our Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice group provide clients with assistance in both routine and complex insolvency issues and proceedings. They are also experienced with restructuring loans to maximize recoveries. From negotiations, to structuring and documentation, our team members work closely with clients to close both routine and complex financial transactions, including commercial loans, leasing and real estate transactions.

C&W’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice group represents creditor clients in all aspects of bankruptcy, including contested matters and adversary proceedings, asset sales, preference actions, relief from stay motions, fraudulent conveyances, dischargeability challenges, trustee motions and appeals.

Our clients include major financial institutions, as well as investor groups and businesses looking to enforce claims and bankruptcy, or restructure debt or equity positions in troubled companies. Among the types of cases that we have handled on behalf of our clients:

  • Bankruptcy and state receiverships
  • Lender liability defense
  • Commercial loan workouts and collection actions
  • Fraudulent conveyance and preferential transfer actions
  • Claims under the uniform commercial code (UCC)
  • Equitable subordination and subrogation claims; and
  • Debt for equity ”swaps”