Financial Restructuring and Insolvency

When facing financial stress or other challenges, businesses turn to Troutman Sanders’ Financial Restructuring and Insolvency practice with their most significant matters. We work with clients proactively, developing and implementing strategies that can help them prevent and prepare for these situations. When crises arise, we are committed to responding effectively and efficiently to our clients’ needs, drawing on our decades of experience and proven track record to serve as trusted advisors to our clients.

Our national Financial Restructuring and Insolvency practice includes well-respected and experienced bankruptcy attorneys and litigators, as well as attorneys with corporate, finance and accounting backgrounds. We advise clients in a wide array of industries, including financial services, real estate, energy, media, hospitality, transportation, mortgage servicing and foreclosure, and healthcare. Our attorneys understand our clients’ unique businesses and recommend practical solutions for their problems.

We focus on representing financial institutions, debtors-in-possession, special servicers, indenture trustees, bankruptcy trustees and other court-appointed fiduciaries, and secured and unsecured creditors. We provide counsel in the following core areas:

  • Debtors and Committees
    Representing financially troubled businesses and other stakeholders in reorganization proceedings under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code
  • Secured Lenders
    Representing financial institutions in Chapter 11 cases, including providing debtor-in-possession financing, litigating relief from the automatic stay and plan confirmation, and representing lenders and special servicers in state-court collection actions, suits on promissory notes, foreclosure actions, and other creditor remedy proceedings
  • Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Litigation
    Representing parties in “bet the company” fraudulent transfer and insolvency-related litigation
  • Out of Court Workouts and Restructuring
    Acting as counsel to lenders and borrowers in financial situations that require debt restructuring, debt consolidation or alternative financing arrangements
  • Asset Sales
    Assisting clients in the acquisition of assets from insolvent enterprises or bankruptcy trustees
  • Trustees/Fiduciaries/Receiverships
    Acting in all aspects of the representation of Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, indenture trustees in proceedings under the Bankruptcy Code, “SIPC” trustees, and state and federal court receivers
  • Unsecured Creditors
    Providing counsel to trade creditors in connection with insolvency matters
  • Insurance Rights
    Providing counsel to insurers and corporate clients with respect to insurance rights in insolvency proceedings

Rankings & Recognition

  • Numerous professional organizations recognize the Troutman Sanders’ Financial Restructuring and Insolvency practice as having extensive experience in bankruptcy and financial restructuring matters and providing high-quality services to clients.
  • Two Troutman Sanders lawyers are Fellows of the American College of Bankruptcy.
  • Three Troutman Sanders lawyers were included in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA.
  • Troutman Sanders lawyers consistently receive preeminent ratings by their peers.