Well-timed advice from experienced counsel is the best solution when faced with a troubled asset. The Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy Practice Group at Hill Wallack LLP provides aggressive and immediate action for its clients. The group implements the legal strategies necessary to maximize client recovery. The firm’s Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy attorneys are renowned in the industry.

Our attorneys are experienced in all aspects of creditors’ rights, including bankruptcy, asset recoveries and foreclosures, restructurings and litigation. Our group provides innovative, expedited means for our clients to achieve their stated goals whether through out-of-court restructurings, loan sales, or commercial litigation in State and Federal courts. The efficiency in which our group provides these services allows for quality services to be performed at competitive rates.

Our Clients

Our clients receive the full range of benefits of the Group’s extensive years of experience in all phases of commercial litigation, negotiation and bankruptcy. Our clients include:

  • Financial institutions
  • Finance companies
  • Equipment lessors
  • Real estate developers and commercial landlords
  • Investment funds
  • Commercial collection departments
  • Court appointed receivers
  • Secured and unsecured lenders
  • Small businesses
  • Creditors’ committees
  • Debtors in possession
  • Individuals

What We Do

Hill Wallack LLP’s Creditor’s Rights/Bankruptcy attorneys represent clients from the initial steps of attempting an out-of-court arrangement, or workout, through the stages of litigation and actual disposition of the assets. Our lawyers represent clients in a wide range of creditors’ rights and bankruptcy matters including:

  • Loan documentation and collateral review
  • Pre-litigation workouts, forbearance agreements and restructurings
  • Commercial and residential foreclosures
  • Collection actions
  • Deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure
  • Distressed debt and asset sales/acquisitions
  • Loan sales
  • Defense of lender liability claims
  • Bankruptcy litigation including DIP financing and cash collateral disputes, contested plan confirmations, collateral valuation proceedings, automatic stay relief, defending claims objections and avoidance actions, lease assumption and/or rejection disputes, 363 sales, and objections to debtor discharges
  • Eviction matters and enforcement of landlord/property owner’s rights
  • Replevin actions
  • Receivership actions
  • Preference and fraudulent conveyance litigation
  • Judgment enforcement and collections
  • Uniform Commercial Code litigation