Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP

Practice Area

Debtors' and Creditors' Rights

Hill Farrer & Burrill LLP aggressively represents its clients in Federal and State Court in bankruptcy and collection matters that are likely to result in bankruptcy filings, including:

  • Significant collection matters, from pre-filing investigation and pre-judgment attachments to obtaining and enforcing judgments
  • Fraudulent transfer litigation to pursue assets diverted or concealed by debtors
  • Receivership and judicial foreclosure actions for secured lenders
  • Adversary proceedings in Bankruptcy Court such as objections to discharge,  the determination of the dischargeability of debts, preferential transfer actions, fraudulent transfer lawsuits, successor liability claims, and lien priority disputes
  • Protection of secured lenders in Bankruptcy Court through motions for relief from automatic stay, plan confirmation disputes, objections to the use of cash collateral, and valuation determination
  • Landlord representation in Bankruptcy Court in connection with the assumption and assignment of leases, the collection of lease payments and obtaining relief from the automatic stay to proceed with State Court eviction remedies
  • Chapter 11 reorganization or liquidation of business entities and individuals, particularly in highly litigious cases