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Business Reorganization & Restructuring
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig’s bankruptcy attorneys have decades of collective experience with business reorganizations. But more than that, the team includes attorneys that have also been business owners and finance professionals, combining legal acumen with business practicality. This combination enables the bankruptcy group to not only advocate in the courts but also to provide the best common-sense business advice and reorganization strategy. By understanding the particular dynamics of the client’s financial position, our attorneys advise on the optimal reorganization strategy and evaluate the viability of a bankruptcy and other alternatives.
Our business restructuring attorneys counsel clients with respect to all aspects of insolvency proceedings, distressed asset transactions, and related litigation, including preference and fraudulent transfer litigation, subordination, and other related matters.
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig’s attorneys represent both debtors and creditors in out-of-court reorganization and workouts, as well as in-court Chapter 11 proceedings, representing clients across a variety of industries. A successful business reorganization requires strategic planning, so clients are advised to connect with experienced bankruptcy counsel well in advance of an anticipated insolvency event.
Areas of Practice
Represent debtors in formal Chapter 11 proceedings, including cash collateral hearings, motions to approve DIP financing, hearings related to the disposition of assets, hearings seeking approval of the disclosure statement, plan confirmation proceedings, claim objections, proceedings regarding executory contracts and intellectual property licenses, lien stripping, and related matters.
Assist with claims filing, claims disputes, and the protection of secured and unsecured creditors’ rights during the Chapter 11 plan confirmation process.
Prosecute and defend bankruptcy adversary proceedings related to issues such as breaches of fiduciary duties, fraudulent and preferential transfers, business torts, and other causes of action.
Workouts and Debt Restructuring: Assist in negotiating workouts of delinquent accounts and securing new financing.
- Represented an aerial imagery AgTech company in Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings.
- Prosecuted individual creditor’s non-dischargeability adversary proceeding alleging that the debt was incurred fraudulently.
- Assisted a regional newspaper and a prominent local church with Chapter 11 reorganizations.
- Negotiated for the purchase of software and related intellectual property from a company that was in bankruptcy.