Bankruptcy Law & Creditor Rights

At Bybel Rutledge LLP, our bankruptcy attorneys have advised both creditors and debtors in a broad range of bankruptcy, reorganization, and workout matters, including bankruptcy related litigation and business transactions. The diversity and depth of our team, coupled with our firm’s interdisciplinary practice, allows us to lend resources and attorney insights in corresponding areas of the law to our clients. At Bybel Rutledge LLP, our clients gain access to a full-service law firm in a small firm setting. When bankruptcy affiliated issues arise, our team collaborates with firm colleagues who are experts in areas such as litigation, securities, corporate, tax, and financial regulatory law.

Bankruptcy situations may also provide opportunities for strategic transactions. We aim to maximize successful outcomes for our clients by combining practical experience and creative strategies to address the nuances of each case. Bybel Rutledge LLP has extensive experience in counseling companies through mergers, acquisitions, and business combinations. Our experts are prepared to assist companies in planning and executing strategic transactions in bankruptcy situations if it is in the bests interests of our clients. We guide clients by providing risk assessment, counseling, planning, structuring, and execution of business combinations when appropriate. We are also prepared to litigate on behalf of our clients when necessary.

We provide bankruptcy counseling for the following:

  • Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Out-of-court workouts
  • Loan restructurings
  • Participation loan agreements
  • Preferences
  • Corporate reorganizations
  • Chapter 7 liquidations
  • Directors & officers liability issues
  • General insolvency matters

Bybel Rutledge LLP has a long history of representing banks and other commercial lenders. Lawyers in the Bankruptcy group have extensive experience in the protection and advancement of creditors’ rights in insolvency situations. Knowledge of debtor-creditor law also allows us to strategically advise clients and proactively prepare documents to limit the client’s exposure to counterparty credit risk.

Our lawyers have been called upon to handle related matters in connection with bankruptcy cases, such as representing financial institution loan participants in protecting their participation interests in a lead lender’s bankruptcy proceedings.

Our goal is to provide our clients with exceptional service and to become a true business partner. Bybel Rutledge LLP provides accountability, efficiency, and comprehensive solutions to your company’s diverse bankruptcy-related needs.