Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy

Sedgwick’s creditors’ rights and bankruptcy attorneys have extensive experience protecting creditors’ rights in litigation, workouts and bankruptcy. Our clients include leading companies in the computer hardware, manufacturing, retail, technology, software and licensing, video game development, real estate, telecommunications, professional services, hospitality, equipment design and manufacture, network system integration, entertainment, publishing, agriculture, healthcare, contract manufacturing, and restaurant industries. Whether the circumstances call for trial skills or deal-making expertise, we strive to maximize our clients’ debt recovery by identifying available assets and strategies for successful realization of claims.

We represent creditors in connection with complex preference matters, lifting automatic stays, fraudulent transfer litigation, contested use of cash collateral, assumption and rejection of executory contracts and leases, discharge and dischargeability matters, claims litigation, and plan confirmation issues. We also represent creditors’ committees, purchasers of Chapter 11 assets and clients looking to protect intellectual property rights in bankruptcy proceedings. We offer expertise in Uniform Commercial Code, real estate and other commercial law issues as well.

Our bankruptcy attorneys are experienced courtroom advocates and seasoned transactional lawyers well known for excellence in their field. The Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Practice is part of the firm’s Commercial Practices Group, an interdisciplinary team that also encompasses members of the firm’s antitrust, business litigation, corporate and real estate practices. Our bankruptcy attorneys are able to call upon the collective expertise developed within the Commercial Practices Group to provide clients with multifaceted representation.