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Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring

Becker & Poliakoff provides creative and practical legal solutions to businesses, investors, creditors and financial institutions involved in distressed company situations.  We represent both creditors and debtors in bankruptcy and other restructuring proceedings in federal and state courts. Our clients also include bankruptcy trustees and creditors' committees.

We advise both creditors and debtors in business planning and litigation alternatives available under federal and state law. Our experience includes a full range of issues relating to bankruptcy, business crisis planning, insolvency and debt resolution strategies including:

  • representation of debtors and creditors both in and out of court;
  • analysis of the operations of on-going businesses seeking to better protect themselves from financial crises;
  • formulation and implementation of out of court restructuring plans;
  • formulation and confirmation of plans of reorganization;
  • formulation and implementation of liquidation plans;
  • representation of creditor committees, as well as, individual secured and unsecured creditors;
  • preference and fraudulent conveyance litigation;
  • cram down litigation;
  • litigation involving unexpired leases and executory contracts, including franchise and other complex vendor and operating agreements;
  • litigating avoidance actions;
  • debtor in possession financing; cash collateral agreements and litigation;
  • valuation proceedings;
  • acquisitions of stock and assets;
  • automatic and other “stay” relief litigation;
  • litigation of contested matters and adversary proceedings;
  • bankruptcy appeals.
Name Title Phone V-Card Email Office
Yasin Daneshfar Attorney 954.985.4177 Ft. Lauderdale
Glenn H. Spiegel Shareholder 212.599.3322 New York