Successfully handled business bankruptcy matters for debtors and creditors in a variety of industries, including hotel, general contracting, medical services, marine dredging, retail services, grocery stores, non-profits, commercial fishing, legal and accounting, financial services, wholesale distribution, real estate and oil and gas.
Confirmed Chapter 11 bankruptcy plans for numerous businesses and individuals, including a funeral home operator, pharmacist, film producer, restaurant, marine construction contractor.
Regularly represents individuals in Chapter 7 liquidation and Chapter 13 reorganization cases
Handles intra-company business disputes, including representation of owners of dredging company; ultimately Leo’s client obtained full control of the company
Counsel for individuals and entities in multiple bankruptcy dischargeability proceedings, including successful defense of roofing contractor against claims by insurer and operator of service and gaming business against claims brought by co-investors
Handles collection matters; for example, represented remediation contractor’s in successful action to collect amounts due on various public projects
Successfully litigated enforceability of maritime lien against Chapter 11 debtor / operator of charter business; client received full payment
Represented class of plaintiffs in Chapter 11 filed by cable television service provider
Has represented multiple Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees
Successfully resolved claims asserted by Chapter 11 self-insured trust against trust participant
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