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Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors Rights

Camber Jones Discusses Best Practices as Bankruptcy Matters Rise

Spencer Fane attorney Camber Jones recently published an article featured in The Missouri Banker, The Kansas Banker, and The Show-Me Banker discussing best practices for creditors as the industry is expecting a steady increase in bankruptcy filings due to the expiration of COVID-related debt relief.

Kris Dekker and Peter Riggs Address COVID-19 Bankruptcy Concerns

Spencer Fane attorneys Kris Dekker and Peter Riggs recently wrote an article featured in The Show-Me Banker and The Arizona Banker outlining the ways companies are addressing bankruptcy matters during the pandemic.

Ryan Hardy Analyzes Court’s Decision in In re Thurmon

Spencer Fane attorney Ryan Hardy recently analyzed In Re: Kevin Lynn Thurmon and Susan Jane Thurmon, Debtors in The Show-Me Banker magazine.

David Miller Talks Restaurant Bankruptcy on 9News

Spencer Fane attorney David Miller provided insight on a TV news story for NBC affiliate 9News covering an iconic Colorado restaurant that recently filed for bankruptcy, Casa Bonita.

David Miller Provides Insight on Bankruptcy Decline in Colorado

Spencer Fane attorney David Miller was recently featured in a Denver Business Journal article discussing the slow pace of bankruptcy filings in Colorado during the pandemic.

Ryan Hardy Provides Insight on Rent Nonpayment and Bankruptcy During COVID-19

Spencer Fane Ryan Hardy recently published an article featured in ABI’s Bankruptcy Litigation Committee blog discussing rent disputes caused by the pandemic.

Camber Jones Appointed Vice Chair to The Missouri Bar’s Bankruptcy Committee

Spencer Fane attorney Camber Jones was recently appointed as Vice Chair to The Missouri Bar’s Bankruptcy Creditor-Debtor Rights Committee. In this leadership position, Camber will work with the Committee to provide information and support to practitioners, opportunities to improve the law, and a platform to improve member’s skills.

Kris Dekker and Peter Riggs Analyze Trends in Bankruptcy for In Business Magazine

Spencer Fane attorneys Kris Dekker and Peter Riggs recently contributed to the February cover story for Greater Phoenix In Business magazine, providing insight into how businesses are approaching bankruptcy and insolvency issues as the COVID-19 pandemic persists.

Measured Growth for Spencer Fane Highlighted in Texas Lawyer and Law360 Articles

Texas Lawyer and Law360 recently highlighted Spencer Fane for the addition of three new attorneys in the Plano, Texas office as part of a continued trend of measured growth for the firm. In recently published articles, both publications looked at the recent hire of attorneys Gerrit Pronske, Jason Kathman, and Megan Clontz to the Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group.

Eric Johnson Discusses Approach to Collaboration as Bankruptcy Matters Rise

Spencer Fane attorney Eric Johnson recently provided insight for an article in the Kansas City Business Journal on the ways the pandemic has impacted small businesses.

Spencer Fane Adds 3 Experienced Bankruptcy Attorneys in Plano

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of three attorneys in the firm’s Plano office. Partners Gerrit Pronske and Jason Kathman and of counsel attorney Megan Clontz join and strengthen the Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ Rights practice group.

Eric Johnson to be Inducted to The American College of Bankruptcy

The American College of Bankruptcy (ACB) recently announced that Spencer Fane attorney Eric Johnson will be inducted as a Fellow of the College in March, 2020 in Washington, DC. Eric currently serves as the group leader of Spencer Fane’s  Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Group.

Spencer Fane Earns 102 Rankings in U.S. News Best Law Firms List

Spencer Fane is proud to announce that the firm earned a total of 102 rankings in the 2021 edition of U.S. News and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, including 36 Tier 1 regional rankings as well as six Tier 2 national rankings.

Jim Lodoen Discusses Top Concerns for Lenders as Bankruptcy Filings Increase

Spencer Fane attorney Jim Lodoen recently spoke with a reporter at Banking Dive about the trend of increased bankruptcy filings and the tough decisions ahead for lenders dealing with distressed borrowers.

Pat Whalen and Elizabeth Fast Highlight Firm’s Commitment to Financial Services Industry

The Kansas City Business Journal recently interviewed Spencer Fane Chair Patrick J. Whalen and attorney Elizabeth Fast for an article on how a focus on financial services and bankruptcy matters drives the firm’s current growth pattern.

Ryan Hardy and Eric Peterson Discuss Pandemic-Related Bankruptcies

Spencer Fane attorneys Ryan Hardy and Eric Peterson recently provided insight for an article featured in the St. Louis Business Journal discussing pandemic-related bankruptcies.

Rod Nichols Provides Insight on SBRA in SBJ Interview

Spencer Fane attorney Rod Nichols was recently interviewed for an article featured in the Springfield Business Journal analyzing the Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA).

Jim Lodoen and Andrea Chase Discuss Options for Distressed Farm Loans

Spencer Fane attorneys Jim Lodoen and Andrea Chase recently published an article featured in the ABA Banking Journal discussing recent economic challenges for farms and the options lenders have to address distressed loans.

Segura Joins Bankruptcy Practice Group at Spencer Fane

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce Misty Segura has joined the firm’s Houston office as an of counsel in the Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ Rights practice group.

Nicole Detweiler and Jacob Sparks Provide Guidance for Creditors During Pandemic Uncertainty

Spencer Fane attorneys Nicole Detweiler and Jacob Sparks recently published an article featured in ColoradoBiz magazine discussing the impact of the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (SBRA) on certain Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

Three Spencer Fane Attorneys Honored as Lawdragon Leading Bankruptcy Lawyers

Spencer Fane attorneys Scott Goldstein, Eric Johnson, and Jim Lodoen were recently named to the inaugural edition of The 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers.

Spencer Fane Attorneys Provide Guidance on the Small Business Reorganization Act

Spencer Fane attorneys Jacob Sparks, Eric Van Horn, and Rick Herold recently published an article featured in The Arizona Banker examining the impact of the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (SBRA) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sherry Dreisewerd Emphasizes the Importance of Communication Between Borrowers and Lenders During Times of Crisis

Spencer Fane attorney Sherry Dreisewerd was recently interviewed for an article in the St. Louis Business Journal highlighting impact of COVID-19 on borrowers and lenders.

Sherry Dreisewerd to Host “When a Tenant Goes Dark”

Spencer Fane attorney Sherry Dreisewerd will co-host an upcoming CREW St. Louis (Commercial Real Estate Women) virtual meeting.

Spencer Fane Expands National Bankruptcy Team with Jim Lodoen

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce James (Jim) Lodoen has joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ Rights practice group, strengthening the team’s presence in the Minneapolis and Upper-Midwest market.

Josh Dickinson Provides Guidance on Demand Letters

Spencer Fane attorney Josh Dickinson recently presented at the annual Review of Collection Law hosted by The Missouri Creditors Bar (MCBI).

Eric Johnson Elected to Board of American Bankruptcy Institute

Spencer Fane attorney Eric Johnson was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the ABI (American Bankruptcy Institute).

Tom Dolphin and Scott Sandberg Provide Guidance for Banks During Economic Downturn

Spencer Fane attorneys Tom Dolphin and Scott Sandberg both recently published articles in The Colorado Banker on what financial institutions can do to prepare for and endure an economic downturn.

Eric Van Horn and Judge Stacey Jernigan Explain Consequences of New Bankruptcy Law on Preferences

Spencer Fane partner Eric M. Van Horn (based in Texas) co-authored an article with the Honorable Stacey G. C. Jernigan (United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division) that was published in the Dallas Bar Association’s Headnotes on recent reforms to the bankruptcy code.

Scott Goldstein Provides Insight on Bankruptcy During COVID-19 Pandemic

Spencer Fane attorney Scott Goldstein was recently interviewed for the Kansas City Business Journal on the current economic climate and options businesses may have when filing bankruptcy.

Andrea Chase Inducted as President of KCBBA

Spencer Fane attorney, Andrea Chase, was recently inducted as President of the Kansas City Bankruptcy Bar Association (KCBBA).  In this role, Andrea will lead the board to provide a variety of programs and charitable activities for KCBBA members.

Ryan Hardy Provides Insights on Developments in Bankruptcy

Spencer Fane attorney Ryan Hardy recently presented at a Turnaround Management Association (TMA) seminar on recent developments in bankruptcy.

Eric Johnson and Zach Fairlie Provide Guidance on Addressing Troubled Credit

Spencer Fane attorneys Eric Johnson and Zach Fairlie recently wrote an article for The Missouri Banker on assessing risk during economic uncertainty.

Spencer Fane Adds Experienced Partner to Bankruptcy Practice in Dallas

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce Eric M. Van Horn has joined the firm as a partner in its Bankruptcy Practice.

Josh Dickinson Presents at Debt Buying Conference

Spencer Fane attorney Josh Dickinson recently conducted a presentation and participated in a panel discussion at the Receivables Management Association International (RMAI) 2019 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 59 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 59 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas.

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 58 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 58 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas ranging from white collar criminal defense and environmental litigation to bankruptcy and tax law.

Andrea Chase and Eric Johnson Share Insights on Chapter 11 Conversions

In an article in American Bankruptcy Institute Journal titled “Chapter 11 Conversion Conundrum,” Spencer Fane attorneys Andrea Chase and Eric Johnson, together with co-authors Mark Stingley and Sarah Holdmeyer with the Bryan Cave law firm, discuss the challenges of property ownership when an individual Chapter 11 case is converted to a Chapter 7.