Industries & Practices
Creditors' Rights, Restructuring & Bankruptcy
Receivers’ counsel and advisor
Represented and advised court-appointed receivers in state court proceedings to manage and liquidate real property and/or businesses.
Revenue bond default litigation
Represented a community development authority in a priority dispute following default in payment of service payments and community development charges.
Represented commercial landlords in state court to recover the possession of premises and collect unpaid rent.
Leases in bankruptcy
Advised commercial landlords regarding their rights and remedies when a tenant files bankruptcy.
Springing recourse guaranty litigation
Represented a creditor in state court litigation to enforce the terms of a springing recourse guaranty agreement, also known as a “bad boy” guaranty.
Customers and suppliers in bankruptcy
Helped navigate various vendors, suppliers and customers through all phases of the bankruptcy process.
Complex judgment execution and collection remedies
Represented a judgment creditor in a complex garnishment proceeding involving more than $1 million.
Secured creditor representation in a warehouse line of credit default
Represented a secured creditor to obtain judgment following payment default on a warehouse line of credit and pursued various execution remedies across state lines to collect the amount due.
Foreclosure and receivership of golf courses
Represented a secured creditor to foreclose two separate golf courses and obtained appointment of a receiver to manage the business and preserve cash flow during contested foreclosure.
Foreclosure and receivership of ground lease
Represented a secured creditor to foreclose a complex ground lease located at an airport and obtained the appointment of a receiver to manage the collateral and market for sale. Obtained a negotiated settlement prior to the sale of the collateral.
Bizarre treasure saga ends with large jury verdict
Won a $16.4 million verdict after three-week jury trial against Tommy Thompson, the notorious treasure hunter who found the wreck site of the S.S. Central America, which sank in 1857, and recovered $100 million in treasure comprised of Gold Rush gold coins and gold bars, but from which the investors never saw a dime. For more information, please read The Columbus Dispatch or view a presentation by Quintin Lindsmith where he describes this case.
$1.2 million claim against a professional athlete
Representing a professional athlete lender regarding its $1.2 million unsecured claim in the Chapter 11 case of a professional hockey player. Matter involves providing assistance with discovery issues, plan confirmation issues and many other disputes.