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Douglas M. Foley

Attorney

Current Position

Partner, Restructuring & Insolvency
McGuire Woods LLP
2001 K Street N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006-1040
USA

Tel: 202-857-1720
Email: dfoley@mcguirewoods.com

Class: XXII (2011)Circuit: Fourth

Education

University of Mary Washington, BA (1988)
George Mason University School of Law, JD (1992)

Professional Career

Partner, McGuire Woods LLP
Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Federal Claims (1994)
Law Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court (1993)

Affiliations

Virginia State Bar
North Carolina State Bar
New York State Bar
District of Columbia Bar
American Bankruptcy Institute
Virginia State Bar Bankruptcy Law Section, Board of Governors, Past Chair (2013)
Bankruptcy Law Section Counsel, Virginia Bar Association (2004)
Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association, President (2003)
Leadership Hampton Roads (2000)

Publications

American College of Bankruptcy - Circuit Review Fourth Circuit & D.C. Circuit 2013 Contributing author
"Bankruptcy Practice in Virginia," The Virginia Law Foundation, Chapter 10, Chapter on Reorganzations, Virginia CLE Oct 2011 Author
"The Demise of Credit Bidding at Plan Sales: So What Constitutes the 'Indubitable Equivalent' of a Secured Creditor's Claim," Virginia Lawyer (Volume 59/No. 1) Jul 2010 Author
"Advanced Chapter 11 Issues," 25th Annual Mid-Atlantic Institute on Bankruptcy and Reorganization Practice, The Boar's Head Inn, Charlottesville, Virginia Sep 2010 Author
"Retail Bankruptcies: Is Reorganization a Thing of the Past?" 15th Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop, Amelia Island, Florida Jul 2010 Author
"Ethics: Conflicts of Interests Issues and Related Matters," TBBA 18th Annual Tidewater Bankruptcy Conference, Norfolk, Virginia Jan 2010 Author
"The Demise of Credit Bidding at Plan Sales: So What Constitutes the 'Indubitable Equivalent' of a Secured Creditor's Claim?" Virginia Lawyer, Vol. 59, No. 1 Jun/Jul 2010 Author
"Retail Bankruptcies Revisited Post-BAPCPA - A New Paradigm for Reclamation Creditors and Vendors?" Part I, 24th Annual Mid-Atlantic Institute on Bankruptcy and Reorganization Practice, The Boar's Head Inn, Charlottesville, Virginia Sep 2009 Author
"Landlord vs. Debtor Tenant: Does the Landlord Have a Fighting Chance?" Part II, 24th Annual Mid-Atlantic Institute on Bankruptcy and Reorganization Practice, The Boar's Head Inn, Charlottesville, Virginia Sep 2009 Author
"To Pay or Not to Pay-The Great Stub-Rent Debate: Application of ยง365(d)(3) to Commercial Leases in Bankruptcy," 12th Annual Bankruptcy Law Conference, Duck, North Carolina Apr 2009 Author
"New Dilemmas for Vendors in Retail Bankruptcies," Bankruptcy Law News, Vol. XXIV, No. 2 Summer 2009 Author
"Prepacks on the Rise in Chapter 11 Bankruptcies-Prenegotiated Plans Can Accelerate Reorganizations," The Journal of Corporate Renewal (TMA) Aug 2008 Co-author with James E. Van Horn
Chapter 2 "Enforcement of Security Interests," Enforcement of Judgments and Liens in Virginia, Virginia CLE, The Virginia Law Foundation 2006 Author
"Enforcing Divorce Contracts in Bankruptcy: Catron v. Catron," Virginia Bar Association Journal Summer 1994 Author

Awards

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
Certified, Business Bankruptcy Law, American Board of Certification, Affiliate of the American Bankruptcy Institute and Commercial Law League of America, (2001-)
Best Lawyers, "Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Lawyer of the Year" (2011)
Listed in "Best Lawyers in America," Woodward/White, Inc. (2005-11)
Listed in "Norfolk Best Lawyers Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Lawyer of the Year," Best Lawyers (2011)
Listed in Virginia's "Legal Elite," Virginia Business, Business Law (2006), Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights (2003-10)
Listed in Virginia SuperLawyer, Law & Politics (2006-10), Corporate Counsel Edition (2009-10)