Bradley attorneys have extensive regional and national experience in representing debtors and lenders in Chapter 11 cases, bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy commercial litigation, out-of-court workouts, and restructurings.
We regularly serve as counsel to:
Our clients include major financial firms and organizations, such as Branch Banking & Trust Company, HSBC, Regions Bank, ServisFirst Bank, and Wells Fargo Bank, in addition to numerous regional and local banks and lenders. We also serve businesses across a wide range of industries, including healthcare, utilities construction, real estate development, automotive, manufacturing, and retail. Our attorneys regularly counsel municipalities and other public entities in restructuring matters, including – most notably – Jefferson County, Alabama, in one of the most prominent municipal bankruptcies in the country.
We handle a broad range of legal matters for these clients, including:
In addition, our attorneys have experience in dealing with all types of assets, including real estate, accounts, inventory, equipment, and intellectual property.
Our litigators have significant trial experience in complex bankruptcy litigation and a consistent record of settling large cases on attractive terms. We frequently defend clients against claims brought by Chapter 7 trustees and Chapter 11 debtors. The group also handles:
Bradley’s compliance and regulatory lawyers partner with in-house legal departments, default servicing management and operational staff at financial institutions helping them navigate the current bankruptcy regulatory environment. Our team includes lawyers that have served extended periods as temporary in-house bankruptcy counsel to various clients, including a Fortune 100 financial institution and one of the nation’s leading mortgage servicers.
Additionally, nearly all the members of our team have spent significant time on-site with our financial services clients, fully immersed in their bankruptcy departments and systems of record, working closely with key bankruptcy personnel to address the wide-ranging issues facing bankruptcy departments.
As trusted legal counsel, we bring our deep experience and informed perspective to helping clients avoid potential statutory or regulatory violations by addressing bankruptcy compliance and consumer financial protection issues proactively while keeping in mind the limitations on our clients’ financial, human, and IT resources. Our preventive measures eliminate or minimize litigation, financial repercussions, and other disruptions to our clients’ businesses.
To ensure compliance with the Bankruptcy Code provisions, Bankruptcy Rules, local rules, administrative orders, and servicing standards established by federal and state regulators, Bradley attorneys:
Our consumer bankruptcy litigation team represents financial services clients in numerous states, effectively containing their legal spend by guiding them through potential outcomes and helping them choose their battles wisely under the specific circumstances of each case. We understand the desire to resolve matters quickly when appropriate.
Through our deep bankruptcy experience and grasp of the relevant facts in each case, we often are able to negotiate early resolutions with opposing counsel. When an early resolution is not feasible, we zealously represent our clients’ positions before the bankruptcy court while containing costs as much as possible.
Matters we handle include: