Our Experience

Below is a representative sample of our relevant experience in our practice areas.

Practice Areas

Business Bankruptcy

Distressed Businesses and Individuals

  • Served as debtor’s counsel for modular home manufacturer in large Chapter 11 bankruptcy
  • Served as debtor’s counsel for individual debtor in construction Chapter 11 bankruptcy
  • Served as debtor’s counsel for several family farming operators in Chapter 12 bankruptcy
  • Represented numerous debtors in out of court workouts with secured lenders
  • Assisted clients with issues in receiverships, loan forbearance and extension agreements, guaranty and foreclosure litigation, and other non-bankruptcy workouts and restructurings

Committees

  • Served as co-counsel for the official committee of unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy of large poultry producer
  • Served as co-counsel for the official committee of unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy of large bicycle industry retailer
  • Served as local counsel for the official committee of unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy of automotive supply company

Creditors

  • Served as local counsel to worldwide private equity firm in complex individual Chapter 11 case
  • Represented large trade vendor in numerous Chapter 11 cases throughout the United States
  • Represented trademark licensor in Chapter 11 cases of trademark licensees
  • Represented printing company client in defense of preference litigation
  • Represented manufacturer client in defense of preference litigation
  • Represented private equity firm as the main secured creditor in contested Chapter 11 case of landfill owner
  • Represented private equity firm as the main secured creditor in contested Chapter 11 case of apartment developer
  • Represented private equity firm as main secured creditor in contested Chapter 11 case of office building owner
  • Represented special servicer client with complex workouts, restructuring, receiverships, collection actions, and foreclosures in North Carolina
  • Represented creditor client in contested Chapter 11 case of shopping center
  • Represented mortgage servicer in lender liability lawsuit brought in Chapter 13 case
  • Represented holder of residential mortgages in numerous Chapter 13 cases
  • Represented large financial institution in various stay violation matters in Chapter 13 cases
  • Represented lender in lender liability lawsuit brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Equal Credit Opportunity Act

Trustees and Receivers

  • Served as lead counsel to Chapter 7 Trustee in large scale Ponzi scheme case
  • Represented several former board members in Chapter 7 bankruptcy litigation brought against them by Trustee in large bankruptcy of bus manufacturer
  • Served as Chapter 11 trustee in several hospital bankruptcies.

Healthcare Restructuring & Insolvency

  • Lead debtor’s counsel in large hospital Chapter 11 bankruptcy in North Carolina
  • Represented private investment firm in Chapter 11 bankruptcy of assisted living provider
  • Represented purchaser of healthcare assets in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and state and federal court receiverships of numerous defaulted assisted living facilities in Georgia and Alabama
  • Represented purchaser of healthcare assets in federal court receivership action of defaulted assisted living facilities in Alabama
  • Served as lead counsel to Chapter 11 Trustee in seven Chapter 11 bankruptcies of rural hospitals
  • Represented numerous parties interested in the sale or acquisition of healthcare related entities and assets

Long Term Care & Senior Housing

Acquisitions, Development, and Certificate of Need

  • Frequently represent assisted living provider in the acquisition of land and construction financing for senior housing projects located in North Carolina and the Southeast
  • Frequently represent long term care providers in the acquisition and sale of assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, independent living residences, and other senior housing settings in North Carolina and the Southeast
  • Frequently represent assisted living provider in Certificate of Need and change of ownership process in North Carolina and the Southeast

Regulatory Compliance

  • Frequently represent assisted living provider with full range of business needs including operational, transactional, corporate, licensure, entity formation, and reimbursement matters
  • Frequently represent assisted living provider before regulatory bodies, in government audits, in administrative hearings, and in disputes with private parties
  • Provide advice to long-term care operators across a variety of legal issues, including executive issues, contracting, privacy and data security, risk management, labor and employment, and litigation

Financing Transactions

  • Frequently represent assisted living provider in financing and refinancing transactions for assisted living facilities including traditional lending, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans, seller financing, and other private and venture capital structures
  • Frequently represent assisted living provider in in tax-exempt borrowings through the issuance of tax-exempt bonds, including guiding client through bond authority approval, trust indentures, loan agreements, and other bond documents

HUD-Insured Financing Transactions

  • Frequently represent assisted living provider in connection with the refinance of assisted living facilities through the Section 232 Mortgage Insurance for Residential Care Facilities program of HUD
  • Have served as borrower’s counsel to assisted living provider in HUD-insured transactions aggregating in excess of $80 million
  • Have served as borrower’s counsel to assisted living provider in several bridge-to-HUD loans with institutional and private equity lenders

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