Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr's bankruptcy litigation experience encompasses both general and commercial matters including:
- Preference and fraudulent transfer cases
- Contested matters
- Plan-related litigation
- Creditor and debtor matters
- Mortgagee and lessor concerns
- Proofs of claim
Our integrated team provides comprehensive and coordinated counsel across a full range of debtor/creditor/trustee matters, from simple to complex, at the federal, state and local levels. We draw upon resident attorneys and resources from the firm's Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Litigation, Business and Finance practices, as well as from related practice groups when needed.
Bankruptcy litigation clients and industry background
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr's representation of Chapter 11 and restructuring clients includes:
- Board members
- Creditors, secured and unsecured
- Creditors' committees
- Debtors, debtors in possession
- Equity committees
- Landlords and other lessors
- Plaintiffs and defendants in debtors' litigation claims
- Purchasers and sellers of distressed assets
Industries in which we have handled litigation related to bankruptcies and restructurings include:
- Building materials
- Real estate
Bankruptcy litigation leadership and practice approach
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr attorneys are leaders in preeminent local and national bankruptcy organizations, and recognized as leading litigators by the Litigation Counsel of America, Benchmark Litigation, Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America.
Our attorneys serve as board members in the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), including as chairman of the Philadelphia Chapter of TMA and on the Board of Trustees for International TMA. In addition, our attorneys are affiliated with several Bar-Bench and trade associations, including the Advisory Committee on the Local Rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference and Bankruptcy Task Force of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr's reputation and participation within bankruptcy networks reflects the depth of our experience and supports our strategic approach to case management. To decrease the attendant risks of litigation, we use technology to enhance cost-effective strategies and deliver further case efficiencies in bankruptcy litigation.
The group includes attorneys who have been named to the following lists:
- Chambers USA
- Benchmark Litigation
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