Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights

Case Summary

  • Secured a $1.6 million compensatory federal jury verdict for a copyright client before the United States District Court for the District of Delaware
  • Obtained a nearly $1 million settlement for a surviving heir in a wrongful death lawsuit
  • Successfully represented both the inventors of the AK-47 and M-16 in intellectual property cases
  • Obtained a plaintiff's verdict for family in week long civil rights jury trial before the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • Represented inventor in week long trade secret trial before the Delaware Court of Chancery
  • One of four attorneys involved in Comcast's purchase of assets in Adelphia Communications bankruptcy case
  • Achieved summary judgment award for defendant in billion dollar insurance coverage lawsuit
  • Represented creditors' committee in multimillion dollar bankruptcy before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • Successfully represented electrical cooperative in multimillion dollar litigation before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Represented a debtor horse racing track before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland
  • Handled multimillion dollar bankruptcy sale of medical device company to a French based multinational corporation
  • Represented indenture trustee in bankruptcy matter involving $100 million+ bond issuances
  • Successfully litigated on behalf of an indenture trustee matter involving a waste-to-energy facility in Florida before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Obtained numerous bankruptcy discharges for individuals
  • Successfully represented numerous defendants in copyright infringement cases
  • Obtained $1 million+ judgment for a major corporation in a corporate theft case
  • Achieved numerous trademarks and copyrights for businesses and individuals in a wide array of industries

Some representative speaking engagements are:

  • MARYLAND FORECLOSURES AND WORKOUTS: Workouts - The Various Tools in the Tool for Working Out Troubled Real Estate Loans, NBI 2014
  • REAL ESTATE FORECLOSURE: A STEP-BY-STEP WORKSHOP - How Bankruptcy Changes the Landscape, NBI 2013
  • CHAPTER 7 AND 13 BANKRUPTCY: LINE-BY-LINE Workshop - Consumer Bankruptcy Fundamentals, NBI 2013
  • CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service 2013
  • NUTS AND BOLTS OF COLLECTION LAW - How to Find Debtors and Their Assets, NBI 2012
  • ADVANCED COLLECTION STRATEGIES - Pre-Suit Collection Strategies, NBI 2012
  • BANKRUPTCY SEMINAR, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service 2012
  • CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY: THE BASICS OF CHAPTER 7 AND 13, NBI 2011
  • BUSINESS CONTRACTS A TO Z - Preparing Contracts with an Eye Towards Litigation, NBI 2011
  • BANKRUPTCY LITIGATION, NBI 2011
  • CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY, NBI 2010
  • COLLECTION LAW FROM START TO FINISH, NBI 2010
  • CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY IN MARYLAND, NBI 2010
  • CHAPTER 7, NBI 2009
  • ADVANCE COLLECTION STRATEGIES, NBI 2009
  • CONTRACT PRACTICE FOR MARYLAND PARALEGALS, Halfmoon Seminars 2007
  • UNDERSTANDING FEDERAL COURTS AND PROCEDURE, Halfmoon Seminars 2006
  • MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL PRACTICE: WHAT EVERY ATTORNEY NEEDS TO KNOW, American Bar Association 2006

Baltimore

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Baltimore, MD 21201
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Annapolis

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Annapolis, MD 21401
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