Restructuring

DarrowEverett’s Restructuring Practice Group has the expertise to assist our clients in any distressed business situation. Our practitioners work aggressively to represent our clients’ interests, whether those entail maximizing economic recovery for a secured lender or working tirelessly to ensure a successful reorganization of a troubled business. Attorneys in our restructuring group have the advantage of collaboration with other practice groups, leveraging, among others, our real estate, finance, corporate, tax and litigation to deliver exceptional results in a cost-effective manner.

The Firm has comprehensive experience representing clients in both in-court insolvency proceedings and out-of-court restructurings and liquidations across a wide range of businesses.  Our attorneys regularly represent secured and unsecured creditors, banks and other financial institutions, debtors, receivers, and purchasers of distressed assets, in restructuring proceedings and workouts throughout United States.

The Restructuring Practice Group has represented many stakeholders in distressed business situations including the following services:

  • Protecting the Interests of Secured Lenders in Federal & State Courts as well as Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • Representing Receivers in State & Federal Courts
  • Serving as Receivers in State Court
  • Representing Distressed Businesses in Bankruptcy, Federal, or State Courts
  • Representing Landlords in Relation to the Assumption & Rejection of Unexpired Leases
  • Asset Sales & Acquisitions, through Judicial Proceeding & Non-Judicial Foreclosures of Real Property or UCC Auctions as well as Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors
  • Representing Unsecured Creditors in Preference Disputes
  • Litigation Involving Cramdowns & Avoidance Actions
  • Valuation Proceedings
  • Stay Litigation in both Bankruptcy & Receivership Proceedings
  • Appeals in both Bankruptcy & Receivership Proceedings

Practice Leader

Thomas E. Carlotto - Partner

Overview

Thomas E. Carlotto is a Practice Leader for DarrowEverett’s Restructuring Practice Group. He focuses primarily on business disputes, commercial real estate, and public sector representation including complex commercial disputes, loan workouts, and restructuring. Tom represents clients in both federal and state court insolvency and bankruptcy matters, serves as counsel to federal and state court receivers, and advises governmental corporations and private clients regarding general corporate affairs as well as transactional and real estate matters. He...

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