Practice Area Details

Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights

Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights

The Theodora Oringher Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditor’s Rights Group is highly sophisticated, client-focused and results driven.  Theodora Oringher attorneys are strategic partners with their clients; offering counseling and advice in distressed environments.  We represent clients from various industries including retail, health care, banking, finance and capital markets, energy and resources, insurance, real estate, construction, technology, equipment suppliers, and manufacturing & distribution, and retail. This wide-ranged experience and base of knowledge fuels outside-the-box thinking as we focus on maximizing our clients recoveries and realizing their individual business objectives.

Our Experience and Practice Includes:

Restructurings and Liquidations: Bankruptcy reorganizations and liquidations and out-of-court workouts, including Assignments for the Benefits of Creditors and private and public sales under the Uniform Commercial Code. 

Distressed Litigation:   We handle all aspects of bankruptcy, pre-bankruptcy, workout and related litigation, including fraudulent transfers, preferences, claims adjudication, and foreclosures.

Comprehensive Counseling:   We counsel clients regarding both proactive and responsive solutions in litigious and distressed environments.  Our practice includes advising boards of directors of companies on corporate governance and fiduciary duty matters in the restructuring context.

Creditors’ Rights:  We represent creditor-clients’ interests in bankruptcy, including lien priorities and perfection, subordination and standstill, equitable subordination, fiduciary duties, fraudulent conveyances, waivers and forbearance, foreclosure and bulk sales, and judgment collection.

Trustee Representation:  We represent Chapter 7 and 11 trustees in administration of the estate, review of and objections to proofs of claim, and pursuit of avoidance actions, preferences, and other claims belonging to the Estate.

Distressed Asset Purchasers:  Our clients include private equity funds, hedge funds and other strategic purchasers of distressed companies, acquirers of business units and assets from foreclosures or ABC’s. We also represent their interests in pre-bankruptcy workout structuring and negotiations, and other bankruptcy and restructuring matters.