The American College of Bankruptcy would like to acknowledge and thank the following firms for their commitment of $1500 for 2018:
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers worldwide. It provides its clients with legal and business solutions locally, regionally and internationally using integrated teams of lawyers with experience that spans a broad range of disciplines. DLA Piper is widely recognized for its pioneering approach and extensive geographic reach, which enables the practice to look after the business issues that matter to its clients - whether they are large or small. Clients of DLA Piper include single-owner startups, local and household name companies, multinationals, financial institutions, FTSE and Fortune 500 enterprises and their subsidiaries, public bodies and governments.
Dorsey & Whitney is an international law firm with more than 500 attorneys across the United States and in Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. With bankruptcy lawyers across the firm handling transactional and litigation-oriented bankruptcy matters, we understand how to viably restructure businesses and aid lenders and other creditors in collecting debt. We help our clients with reorganization, liquidation and workout proceedings to best achieve their larger business goals. Our representation extends beyond debtors, lenders and indenture trustees to include fiduciaries, trustees, bondholders, creditors’ committees, contract parties, suppliers and other creditors, equity holders and buyers of distressed assets. For more information, please visit www.dorsey.com.
Fowler Bell is Kentucky’s commercial, bankruptcy and litigation law firm known for finding practical solutions to complex matters. Based in Lexington, it serves business clients throughout the Commonwealth and the United States. It is known for handling complicated financial matters, especially in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor rights.
The Financial Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights (FRCR) Department at Gibbons includes a highly regarded, growing national practice from a base in the District of New Jersey, while also leveraging the firm’s significant foothold in the Mid-Atlantic region, particularly in the Southern District of New York and the District of Delaware – the two preeminent corporate bankruptcy venues in the country. Our broad and exceptional experience includes debtor, creditor, and fiduciary representations in federal bankruptcy cases; pre-bankruptcy “workout”/insolvency counseling; and related state court litigation involving receiverships, attachments, replevins, and commercial foreclosure actions. We have the versatility of having represented all major constituencies in chapter 11 cases, and we also have the distinction of having represented one of the principal parties in some of the cutting-edge decisions in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. These include seminal cases on claims’ estimation procedures under the Bankruptcy Code; the standard for adequate protection to secured creditors; chapter 11 plan classification rules; and the “disinterestedness” requirement for counsel to a fiduciary in a chapter 11 case.
Gordon Feinblatt LLC is a collection of legal boutiques working together to provide a legal advantage to our clients. We present innovative solutions applicable to each of our clients' unique problems and circumstances. With 60 lawyers and more than 20 paralegals, our size assures depth and proficiency in providing legal counsel without sacrificing personalized attention to our clients. Many of our attorneys are among the State’s leading practitioners. Twenty-five of our attorneys are listed in Woodward & White’s Best Lawyers in America® 2018 and three of our lawyers have been designated “Lawyer of the Year” in Baltimore by Best Lawyers. Nineteen attorneys are named in Maryland Super Lawyers 2017. We are committed to advancing and protecting the interests of the business and professional community, delivering our services effectively and efficiently, and garnering the continued trust and confidence of our clients.
Keller & Benvenutti LLP is a four-lawyer insolvency boutique formed in October 2013 by former Jones Day partners Peter Benvenutti and Tobias Keller, both Fellows of the College. Combined, our founding partners have more than six decades of sophisticated business bankruptcy law experience in prominent firms including Heller Ehrman, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones, and Murphy Weir & Butler, over a broad range of roles and industries. Our lawyers are nimble, creative, efficient problem solvers who strive to achieve a nuanced understanding of each client’s situation and provide tailored, practical advice. We respect and honor the trust and confidence that each referral represents, and we are almost always conflict-free. For information about us, see our website www.kellerbenvenutti.com.
Lane Powell's Creditors’ Rights Team is a recognized leader in providing “cradle to grave” financial, restructuring and litigation services to clients in the Northwest and nationally. We have extensive experience representing financial institutions, creditors’ committees, receivers, trustees, purchasers and borrowers in bankruptcy and creditors’ rights matters. Our team has in-depth industry knowledge in forestry, agriculture, manufacturing, real estate, energy, utilities, media and retail, and advises clients in these and other industries on issues related to drafting and enforcement, restructuring and bankruptcy, and receiverships or assignments for benefit of creditors. Chambers USA has recognized us as a “top player” for creditor representation in Washington state.
Neal & Harwell has built upon the rich foundation of its history to become one of the premier trial firms in the United States. Following in the footsteps of its co-founder, Jim Neal, the firm has developed a reputation as a firm that can handle complex and challenging litigation efficiently, professionally, ethically and successfully. The firm’s representation of a number of Fortune 500 companies as well as high-profile individuals in sports, entertainment and government is well known. In the recent past, the firm has represented state attorneys general, governors, mayors, senators and members of Congress.
Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP is a mid-sized law firm with an integrated collection of exceptional boutique practices in bankruptcy; commercial finance; corporate and mergers and acquisitions; employee benefits/ERISA; employment and civil rights litigation and counseling; franchise, distribution and global licensing; health care; litigation; real estate; and tax. With more than 70 attorneys and offices in Atlanta, GA, and Tallahassee, FL, the firm offers clients superior legal talent. For more information, visit www.phrd.com.
The Restructuring and Business Bankruptcy Group at Robins Kaplan LLP represents creditors and debtors, as well as all other constituents, in complex bankruptcy and restructuring cases. As deal-makers, finance attorneys, and litigators, our attorneys bring a broad range of advisory and crisis management skills to the business bankruptcy and restructuring landscape. We take pride in helping our clients capitalize on our firm’s nationally recognized strength in litigation, as well as in our skill negotiating the intricacies of bankruptcy/insolvency/restructuring matters.
Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC offers a full array of legal services, from business consulting to complex litigation. We are one of the largest law firms in Iowa and we provide legal services in nearly all fields of law. Our firm can also provide specialization and expertise needed for unique situations.
We are a full-service law firm with attorneys who have been recognized and rated by clients and peers in Great Plains Super Lawyers®, Best Lawyers®, Chambers USA®, Martindale-Hubbell® and Benchmark Litigation®. Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC is also a member of the prestigious USLAW Network, an organization comprised of highly rated law firms that are selected by invitation only.