In addition to our regular representation of debtors and creditors, Gardere’s financial restructuring and reorganization team often represents chapter 11 trustees, examiners, chapter 7 trustees, receivers and post-confirmation trusts. Clients seek our help with:

  • Public and private debt restructuring
  • Chapter 11 business reorganizations
  • Out-of-court workouts, prepackaged chapter 11 cases and prearranged chapter 11 cases
  • Restructuring and collection of problem loans
  • Bankruptcy litigation, including prosecution and defense of avoidance actions and post-confirmation litigation
  • Asset sales and purchases
  • Lien validity and priority analysis and resolution of disputes
  • Non-consolidation opinions
    Factoring agreements

Over the years, our lawyers have negotiated, drafted and litigated a wide range of sophisticated agreements, including intercreditor agreements, collateral liquidation agreements, loan modifications, debtor-in-possession financing agreements, factoring agreements and myriad workout documents. Whether the economy is booming, busting or in between, clients rely on us for timely, efficient, creative, high-value solutions.

Financial Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Essentials

  • Gardere lawyers have extensive experience in many industries experiencing financial restructuring, reorganization and insolvency issues, particularly the following:
  • Energy, oil and gas and utilities
  • Health care
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Computers, telecommunications and technology
  • Real Estate
  • Restaurants
  • Airlines, maritime, shipping and transportation