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Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights

Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors Rights

Spencer Fane bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights attorneys guide businesses through the turmoil of situations involving financially-troubled companies and municipalities. We advise and guide clients through complex restructuring, workout and bankruptcy planning, negotiating and litigation throughout the United States.

We represent a wide variety of clients, including:

  • Bond Trustees
  • Bondholders
  • Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Trustees
  • Debtors
  • Examiners
  • Investors and Purchasers of Assets
  • Landlords
  • Litigation and Liquidating Trustees
  • Officers and Directors
  • Plaintiffs and Defendants in Adversary Proceedings
  • Secured Creditors
  • State Court Receivers
  • Trade Creditors
  • Unsecured Creditor’s Committees

Problem Solving

Members of the Spencer Fane restructuring practice have long been known for their creative problem-solving abilities, responsiveness and networks with financial institutions, restructuring advisors and other attorneys. The combination of these resources allows us to develop the most appropriate business solutions based on our clients’ needs and goals.

In addition, Spencer Fane attorneys are at the forefront of the industry in providing innovative solutions to restructuring issues. Eric Peterson chaired and Eric Johnson served on the committee that drafted the Missouri Commercial Receivership Act, which offers a more robust state court alternative to bankruptcy.

Our bankruptcy attorneys have the ability and experience to resolve, promptly and efficiently, novel and difficult legal issues in:

  • Chapter 7, 9 and 11 Bankruptcies
  • Distressed Asset Sales
  • Involuntary Bankruptcy Filings
  • Litigation Matters and Other Insolvency Proceedings
  • Out-of-Court Workouts and Restructurings
  • Receiverships