Areas of Focus

Creditors' Rights, Workouts and Bankruptcy

Experience, talent and energy are paramount to understanding and navigating the challenges faced by creditors in today’s complex commercial lending and leasing arena. From providing legal representation in the first involuntary bankruptcy case in Maryland under the 1978 Bankruptcy Code to representing some of the largest global institutions in the headlines today, Ober|Kaler’s Creditors’ Rights, Workouts and Bankruptcy Group has grown to become a nationwide practice respected for its strength and energy.

Our attorneys vigorously protect and enforce our clients’ rights and interests in federal and state courts throughout the country. Our client-focused commitment – whether pursuing a $1 million recovery or a $1 billion workout – matches each client’s unique business objectives with the appropriate cost-effective legal strategy.

Today our Creditors' Rights, Workouts and Bankruptcy Group represents some of the most prominent commercial lenders, leasing companies, finance companies and investors in the credit and lending industry. Our clients include:

  • Global, regional, state and local banks and financial institutions
  • Equipment lessors
  • Commercial landlords
  • Real estate developers
  • Trust companies
  • Private investment partnerships
  • Investors
  • Small Business Administration (SBA) guarantee holders
  • Receivers
  • Federal instrumentalities
  • Airplane leasing and ship financing institutions
  • Health care providers
  • Retail establishments and restaurants
  • Franchisors
  • Construction lenders and building suppliers
  • Manufacturers
  • International import representatives
  • Farmers
  • Distributors
  • Shareholders, partners and other equity security holders

From advising on the initial documentation of commercial credit facilities to negotiating agented and syndicated credits for national and state banks, our attorneys offer far-reaching counsel designed to protect our clients’ collateral interests. Such collateral may include technology, real estate, contract receivables, manufacturing equipment, aircraft, marine vessels and a variety of other assets.

Our Creditors’ Rights, Workouts and Bankruptcy Group lawyers are tireless advocators for our clients. Our clients get the attention of top-tier, experienced attorneys who are assigned to their matter from the onset. The breadth offered by our Finance, Tax, Business, Health Law, Real Estate and Litigation Groups further enhances the capabilities of our practice and provides clients a seamless integration of cross-discipline legal counsel.

At Ober|Kaler, we hit the ground running – and our clients benefit. Even when the road to an equitable solution appears long and arduous at the onset, the experience and creativity we offer in workouts and bankruptcy matters often makes it a smoother, faster and more cost-efficient process for our clients.

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