Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
Jacob & Weingarten represents a broad spectrum of clients in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings, debt restructuring, and corporate and real estate workouts and reorganizations. We represent and have counseled financial institutions, individual creditors (secured and unsecured), large and small businesses, creditors' committees, and trustees in many of the more significant cases filed in the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. We often act as local counsel for out-of-state firms involved in proceedings in Michigan.
Our bankruptcy attorneys have extensive experience in defending individuals and companies alleged to have received a preference or other avoidable transfer. In addition, we have had tremendous success in assisting our clients in purchasing assets out of bankruptcy estates.
Our attorneys also have particular expertise in out-of-court reorganizations and liquidations, in line with our belief that keeping a matter out of bankruptcy court often provides a significant benefit to our clients. We have a proficiency to negotiate real estate workouts as well.
We assist individuals, in-house counsel of publicly held businesses, including financial institutions, out-of-state attorneys seeking local counsel to handle their clients’ bankruptcy and creditors’ rights needs in Michigan, and in-state attorneys in need of a specialist with regard to a complex insolvency matter. At Jacob & Weingarten, we provide our clients with sound legal advice that enables them to make sensible business decisions.