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BANKRUPTCY & CREDITORS' RIGHTS

Our bankruptcy and creditors' rights practice represents a broad spectrum of clients dealing with financially distressed and commercial finance issues. Our attorneys have represented all of the major constituencies in bankruptcy proceedings and non-bankruptcy restructurings.

Focused on Clients

  • Secured lenders
  • Real and personal property lessors
  • Unsecured trade creditors
  • Asset purchasers
  • Entities defending against avoidance causes of action, fraudulent transfers, and other adversary proceedings brought by the trustee

Focused on Services

Bankruptcy - Our attorneys have experience in complex financial restructurings and liquidations. Our team has extensive experience representing purchasers of assets in Section 363 sales, secured and unsecured creditors, landlords, lessors, and trade vendors in all aspects of bankruptcy cases and bankruptcy-related litigation, including preference, dischargeability and fraudulent transfer actions, claims and priority disputes, stay litigation and plan confirmation issues.

Workout, out-of-court restructurings, and chapter 11 restructurings - We advise clients on all aspects of workouts and out-of-court restructurings, including refinancing issues, out-of-court restructuring agreements, forbearance agreements, and corporate restructurings, as well as the purchasing of assets from troubled businesses. Additionally, we have a significant amount of experience representing companies, enterprises, and creditors’ committees in Chapter 11 restructurings.

Commercial dispute resolution and litigation - Our attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts across the country. Other attorneys often involve our team and our debtor/creditor expertise in various stages of intellectual property, employment, tax and other litigation matters.

Other services:

  • Creditors’ rights and extraordinary remedies
  • Recovering collateral for secured creditors and lessors
  • Obtaining temporary and permanent protective orders
  • Obtaining receiverships
  • Foreclosing mortgages, deeds of trust, and other security interests
  • Utilizing pre- and post-judgment remedies
  • Pursuing and enforcing judgments in commercial matters
  • Pursuing and preserving reclamation, recoupment, and set-off rights

Focused on our Team

We bring well-developed skills and experience to all bankruptcy matters. Equally important is that other attorneys in our firm bring exceptional knowledge of real estate transactions and transactional finance to bear on reorganization and restructuring matters. Therefore, we can utilize numerous resources and areas of expertise to advise clients related to bankruptcy, reorganization and restructuring issues.

Some attorneys have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for their work specifically in bankruptcy/debtor-creditor law and bankruptcy litigation. Attorneys in this group have also been recognized for their work in bankruptcy litigation in Chambers USA, and Benchmark Litigation. In Mid-South Super Lawyers, some of our attorneys have been listed for their work in creditor-debtor rights. 


Jason N. Bramlett
Commercial Finance, Troubled Debt Restructuring & Bankruptcy

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Harry A. Light
Bankruptcy And Commercial Litigation

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Lindsey Emerson Raines
Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights and Commercial Litigation

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