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Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy

Conrad & Scherer’s creditors’ rights and bankruptcy attorneys handle major collection and bankruptcy matters for a variety of creditors, ranging from financial institutions and governmental agencies to commercial property owners, small business owners, and private individuals.

Chapter 11 Bankruptcies

Conrad & Scherer’s creditors’ rights and bankruptcy attorneys have represented creditors, creditors’ committees, lenders, bankruptcy trustees, liquidating trustees, and other parties in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

Notably, Conrad & Scherer’s attorneys represented more than eighty Ponzi victims in the Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler bankruptcy case, including litigation regarding a contested Chapter 11 plan that proposed to bar the claims of Ponzi victims against a Bank alleged to have aided and abetted the Ponzi scheme. The Firm also represented more than ten (10) of the Ponzi victims in defending “claw back” actions, and its attorneys have also represented both plaintiffs and defendants in other “claw back” actions.

Workouts

Conrad & Scherer’s creditors’ rights and bankruptcy attorneys handle a variety of out-of-court workouts and financial restructurings, including Chapter 11 bankruptcy plans and non-bankruptcy workouts such as compositions and extensions.

Commercial Litigation: Collections

Conrad & Scherer’s creditors’ rights and bankruptcy team is comprised of seasoned litigators possessing substantial trial experience in a wide variety of creditors’ rights and collections actions, seizures of collateral, attachments, injunctions, mechanic’s liens, garnishments, levies, and landlord tenant matters. The team also has substantial experience in the collection of multi-million dollar judgments requiring the use of concepts such as piercing of the corporate veils and similar litigation.

In addition to traditional creditor’s rights proceedings such as claims litigation, automatic stays, and avoidance actions, Conrad & Scherer’s attorneys understand complex business operational cycles and processes and are adept at tracing and following multi-jurisdictional asset transfers throughout the world.

The Firm’s attorneys have effectively pursued and recouped financial losses and other assets that have been transferred across jurisdictional borders. Utilizing the Firm’s global connections, the Firm has collaborated with counsel in England, the Cayman Islands, Bailiwick of Jersey, and other foreign localities to investigate, locate, secure, and retrieve assets for its clients.

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Attorneys

Joshua B. Alper

Senior Associate

Jack S. Kallus

Senior Associate