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.

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Revenue bond default litigation

Represented a community development authority in a priority dispute following default in payment of service payments and community development charges.  

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Landlord/tenant litigation

Represented commercial landlords in state court to recover the possession of premises and collect unpaid rent.

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Leases in bankruptcy

Advised commercial landlords regarding their rights and remedies when a tenant files bankruptcy.

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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.

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Customers and suppliers in bankruptcy

Helped navigate various vendors, suppliers and customers through all phases of the bankruptcy process.

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Complex judgment execution and collection remedies

Represented a judgment creditor in a complex garnishment proceeding involving more than $1 million.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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$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. 

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