The firm and its attorneys have a long history of involvement with notable bankruptcies. Some of these include:
- In re Alliance Consulting Group, LLC., U.S. Bankruptcy Court, S. District of Mississippi (Gulfport Division), 13-51937. In this case, our firm acted as counsel to creditor who was the operator of a frac sand processing plant for the Chapter 11 Trustee. Successfully worked with lenders, chapter 11 Trustee and creditor’s committee for a successful chapter 11 plan confirmation.
- Ormond Country Club, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 10‐10807. In this case, our firm acted as counsel for debtor‐in‐possession, successfully reorganizing a golf course during the Great Recession.
- New Orleans Paddlewheels, Inc., U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 06‐10413. In this case, the debtor owned and owns the M/V Creole Queen, which docks on the Mississippi River at the French Quarter. As counsel for the Official Unsecured Creditors’ Committee Counsel, successfully negotiated a second mortgage against the Creole Queen to secure $0.30 on the dollar for unsecured creditors. The firm acted as distribution agent for the payments to the unsecured creditors.
- Fortune Natural Resources Corp., U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 04‐14112. In this case, our firm was the Official Unsecured Creditors’ Committee Counsel for a successful chapter 11 reorganization.
- Schwegmann Giant Super Markets, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 00‐15876. As Chapter 7 Trustee’s counsel, our firm brought numerous adversary proceedings resulting in millions of dollars of distribution to creditors.
- J. Hoyt & Sons Management Co, Ltd, and W.J. Hoyt Sons Ranches, MLP., U.S. Bankruptcy Court, D. Oregon, 97‐31374 (Lead Case). As counsel for approximately 169 creditors, our firm filed an involuntary petition then worked with the U.S. Trustee in Oregon to substantively consolidate over 400 partnerships. This case involved a national Ponzi scheme and over one‐half billion dollars in claims. Principal ultimately sentenced to 19 years in federal prison.
- Service Marine Industries, Inc., U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 98‐15377. Our firm served as counsel for the elected chapter 7 Trustee, representing him in numerous adversaries and contested matters, resulting in over $7 million in distributions to creditors. Litigated 147 preference cases.