Bankruptcy Litigation

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  • Forcing the involuntary bankruptcy, liquidation, and federal criminal investigation of a major real estate developer on behalf of the near largest office property developer and management company in the US, leading to full recovery of amounts due to our client.

  • Represented Creditor Trustee in bankruptcy of century-old manufacturing business and litigated more than 1,200 claims, including a fraudulent transfer claim in excess of $100 million.

  • Defeated multiple chapter 11 “cram-down” reorganization plans proposed by commercial borrowers on behalf of secured lender clients.

  • Obtained a $3.7 million judgment on behalf of a bankruptcy trustee against a bankrupt company’s president based on breach of fiduciary duty and fraud.

  • Represented a creditor in bankruptcy in pursuing a debtor that had fraudulently transferred a company to his wife to hide his assets pre-bankruptcy. The Freeborn team investigated that debtor for bankruptcy fraud and our efforts ultimately lead the debtor to voluntarily waive his discharge, and (unsuccessfully) seek dismissal of the bankruptcy action. The team was able to obtain derivative standing to pursue the fraudulent transfer claim on the trustee’s behalf, resulting in a near 100% recovery for the creditor.

  • Represented a creditor, pursuing a debtor in bankruptcy court, uncovering multiple fraudulent actions by creditor, causing creditor to voluntarily waive his discharge.