Experience

Co-counsel to Retailer in Chapter 11, Post-bankruptcy Proceedings

Serving as co-counsel to a specialty footwear retailer and its related debtor affiliates in Chapter 11 restructuring and post-bankruptcy proceedings. Client is the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere with nearly 4,400 stores across more than 30 countries.

Counsel to the Unsecured Creditors Committee for a Consumer Refrigeration Company

Served as counsel to the unsecured creditors committee for a consumer refrigeration company in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

Obtained Reversal of Circuit Court Judgment Affirming Tax Assessments for Natural Gas Pipelines

Obtained a reversal in the Missouri Court of Appeals of a Missouri State Tax Commission ruling, upheld on appeal to the circuit court, that disallowed depreciation in the calculation of real and personal property tax assessments for a statewide system of natural gas pipelines. Because the pipelines crossed 16 counties in the state, each of the underlying county assessments had to be appealed separately, necessitating appeals in each district of the Court of Appeals.

Representation of Secured Lends in Agricultural Company Bankruptcy Proceedings

Represented the secured lenders in Chapter 12 and agricultural Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. 

$5.1 Million Summary Judgment for Lender

Argued and obtained summary judgment in the amount of $5.1 million for lender in a breach of guaranty lawsuit.

Co-counsel in Bioenergy Companies' Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Served as co-counsel to global bioenergy companies in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.