Bankruptcy and Restructuring

Bankruptcy and Restructuring

Attorneys in Taft's Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice represent clients in virtually every aspect of complex litigation and transactions involving financially distressed businesses, including the acquisition and sale of assets and claims; the prosecution and defense of preference and fraudulent conveyance claims; the formation and implementation of credit policies and procedures; the structuring of loans and other financing arrangements involving debtor-in-possession financing, letters of credit, leasing and floor-planning; and the negotiation and formulation of out-of-court restructuring arrangements and chapter 11 reorganization plans. Our experience also includes lien protection and asset recovery, pre-bankruptcy workouts, Uniform Commercial Code matters and asset protection.

Our attorneys have extensive experience in the automotive, steel, telecommunications, basic manufacturing, retail and wholesale goods, and distressed debt trading industries. We frequently lecture at local seminars throughout Illinois, Indiana and Ohio and at national programs for audiences that include attorneys, commercial lenders, accountants, industry trade groups and bar associations.

The practice consists of experienced partners and associates spread among the firm's Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Indianapolis offices. Our attorneys are recognized in publications such as Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers, Leading Lawyers and Indiana and Ohio Super Lawyers.

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Awards

  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers

  • Best Lawyers in America

  • Leading Lawyers

  • Indiana and Ohio Super Lawyers