Experienced Lawyers Providing Effective Representation of Parties in Bankruptcy Law, Business Restructuring, Insolvency, and Commercial Litigation

 

BANKRUPTCY TRUSTEES

 

We have extensive experience representing trustees in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in a myriad of legal and business issues arising in corporate and personal bankruptcies, including consensual and contested asset sales, sales free and clear, assumption and assignment of leases and contracts, litigation of fraudulent conveyances and preferential transfers, exemption litigation, feasibility disputes, eligibility disputes, and Chapter 11 plans, in cases ranging from companies and individuals with valuable real estate holdings, franchised restaurants, individually-owned restaurants, biotech companies, high tech companies, and medical and dental practices. 

PRACTICE

AREAS

 
DEBTORS

 

We have considerable experience representing companies and individuals in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases.  Our Chapter 11 work includes successfully shepherding debtors through the difficulties of obtaining a confirmed plan of reorganization and the matters that arise in that context.  In addition to filing Chapter 7 cases, we also handle dischargeability litigation.

CREDITORS

 

We represent secured creditors and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy cases, including enforcing security interests and seeking relief from the automatic stay to proceed in state court or to enforce state law remedies such as foreclosure and deeds in lieu of foreclosure, as well as prosecuting dischargeability cases and objections to discharge.

CREDITORS

 

We represent secured creditors and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy cases, including enforcing security interests and seeking relief from the automatic stay to proceed in state court or to enforce state law remedies such as foreclosure and deeds in lieu of foreclosure, as well as prosecuting dischargeability cases and objections to discharge.

ASSET PURCHASERS IN BANKRUPTCY

 

We represent acquirers of assets in bankruptcy cases and are experienced in the key issues that arise, including break-up fees, credit bidding, assumption and assignment of key executory contracts, 363(m) declarations, bidding strategy, and sales free and clear of liens.

LITIGATION

 

We represent plaintiffs and defendants in federal court, state court, and arbitration.  Our past representations include: commercial torts, unfair competition, breach of contract, disability discrimination, and employment discrimination.

OUR

ATTORNEYS

Our principals each have extensive experience in the areas of bankruptcy law, insolvency, and commercial litigation.

 

JENNIFER C. HAYES
PRINCIPAL
STEPHEN D. FINESTONE
PRINCIPAL
RYAN A. WITTHANS
ASSOCIATE
 

CONTACT

FINESTONE HAYES LLP

OUR ADDRESS

456 Montgomery St., 20th Fl., San Francisco, CA  94104

Email: info@fhlawllp.com
Tel:  +1.415.421.2624

Fax:  +1.415.398.2820

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