Overview

The Bond business restructuring, creditors' rights and bankruptcy practice is comprised of lawyers whose diverse and varied backgrounds provide the necessary skills to represent a broad spectrum of clients including: commercial debtors, not-for-profit debtors, creditors' committees, banks and other institutional lenders, secured parties, trade creditors, commercial developers, health care institutions and insurance companies.

Bond’s Business Restructuring, Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy practice group is the largest and best resourced of its type in New York outside of New York City. Our practice group members have substantial experience in reorganization and liquidation cases and have represented our clients' interests in bankruptcies nationwide and we regularly appear before Bankruptcy Courts in the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of New York. Additionally, practice group members regularly advise clients with respect to the workout and extension of troubled loans; restructuring of debt through out-of-court workouts; business planning; and structuring corporate transactions to anticipate and protect against future bankruptcies.

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We appear regularly in the Bankruptcy Courts throughout New York State. Our practice has been extensively involved in many debt restructuring and bankruptcy cases involving hospitals, nursing homes, and adult care facilities throughout New York State. In these cases, we have represented owners of health care facilities, secured lenders, and ground lessors. We have also acted as bond counsel in several cases which provided new financing for restructured health care providers.

We represent clients in bankruptcy hearings and litigation matters which include automatic stay litigation and enforcement; objections to discharge; preference and fraudulent conveyance litigation; lender liability claims; contested proceedings regarding the use of cash collateral and objections to claims; and contested disclosure statement and plan confirmation hearings.