Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Workout

The Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin bankruptcy team provides counseling and representation encompassing all areas of business and personal bankruptcy*, workout, and reorganization, including:

  • Secured lenders in workout and reorganization cases for all types of businesses, such as manufacturing facilities, retail operations, hotels, office facilities, restaurants, and service businesses
  • Debtors in commercial and consumer Chapter 7, 11, and 13 cases
  • Lenders and borrowers in workouts and debt restructuring
  • Unsecured Creditors Committees
  • Purchasers and sellers of notes and loan documents
  • Individuals with asset protection issues
  • Litigants before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, including objections to discharge and dischargeability, preference, and fraudulent conveyance actions
  • Unsecured creditors’ committees
  • Foreclosures of commercial and residential real estate and personal property
  • Commercial collection actions in state and federal court, including pre-judgment and injunctive relief

The principal attorneys in this department are Steven Weiss, James B. Sheils, and Gary S. Fentin.

*Although we strive to find non-bankruptcy resolutions to financial problems, we do, in appropriate cases, assist people in filing for bankruptcy relief, and are considered to be a debt relief agency under the Bankruptcy Code.