Alston & Bird’s Financial Restructuring & Reorganization attorneys understand that in order to effectively protect client interests in bankruptcy litigation, it’s crucial to have both sophisticated knowledge of the bankruptcy process and extensive experience in complex multiparty litigation disputes.
Our seasoned team steers clients through the process, working with client representatives, including in-house counsel, business managers, and boards of directors, to evaluate options and manage negotiations. We have a solid business sense, and our dedicated focus and unparalleled insight provide a depth of involvement in bankruptcy matters that few firms can match.
From start to finish, Alston & Bird handles every aspect of the litigation matter, drawing on the full resources of Alston & Bird’s multidisciplinary Litigation & Trial Practice Group as appropriate.
Areas of Service
Fraudulent Transfers & Preferences: We have a long history of representing clients in all types of fraudulent transfer and preference litigation, helping creditors recover valuable assets.
Secured Creditor: Our lawyers assist clients with workouts, restructurings, bankruptcy filings, receivership appointments, foreclosures, and navigating the process of liquidating collateral.
Structured Finance & Securitization: We represent market participants in every area of structured finance and securitization, including CMBS, RMBS, CDOs, and CLOs.
Franchisor: Our franchisor program, customized for company objectives, has provided time and cost efficiencies for clients in the hospitality, restaurant, energy, and telecom industries on national, regional, and local levels.
Debtor: We advise clients on debtor-in-possession financing, debt restructuring, valuation, asset sales, corporate governance, fiduciary duties, and other complex issues that affect a workout or restructuring.
Fiduciary: The team represents fiduciaries, including trustees, examiners, receivers, and liquidators, appointed in cases in the U.S. and in foreign jurisdictions involving property in the U.S.
Committee: Our lawyers have represented dozens of committees, across a variety of industries, in Chapter 11 cases filed throughout the country.
Professional Engagements: The team advises professional service firms and financial advisors on bankruptcy retention and fee-related issues and defense of avoidance actions.