Assisted large country club in resolving numerous creditor issues without the need to file a Chapter 11. Initial negotiations assisted the company in resolving a dispute with a substantial mechanic’s lien claimant. Later efforts involved negotiating long term below market financing and a substantial debt reduction.
Successfully negotiated significantly reduced settlements for investors defending multi-million dollar clawback claims in large Ponzi scheme case.
Successfully defended motion to dismiss filed by auction purchaser in Chapter 11 case. As a result of efforts, allegedly fraudulent auction sale was unwound and developer-client sold disputed property for $1.5 million more than auction price.
Represented national homebuilder in the acquisition of developed lots located in Las Vegas, Nevada through a Section 363 sale.
Represented Grand County developers in out-of-court workout of in excess of $10 million dollars in defaulted loans that enabled developer principals to avoid personal liability.
Represented owner of national real estate brokerage firms in negotiating post-judgment workout that enabled companies to continue operating without resort to Chapter 11 protection.
Represented local real estate developer in the acquisition, development and sale of a 100 acre parcel in Parker, Colorado.
Represented local and national owners of office, retail and industrial projects in the leasing of hundreds of thousands of square feet of space.
Provided legal opinions related to financing of real estate projects.
Represented multiple Chapter 7 trustees in successfully opposing (post-Marrama) bad faith conversions from Chapter 7 to Chapter 13.
Represented Chapter 7 trustee in obtaining permanent injunction against Colorado Springs bankruptcy petition preparers violating 11 U.S.C. § 110.
Represented Chapter 7 trustee in uncovering significant legal malpractice claim against debtor’s counsel that resulted in six-figure recovery for estate.
Represented Chapter 7 trustee in obtaining order disallowing homestead exemption claimed by debtor in residence in which she held only life estate interest.
Represented hotel operator in Chapter 11 case in obtaining determination that secured lender did not hold perfected security interest in the debtor’s case collateral, including room revenues.
Succeeded in obtaining nondischargeability judgments for creditor clients on motions for summary judgment, arguing collateral estoppel, and thereby obtaining such relief without trial expense.