Attorneys at Law

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights

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In our ever-changing and fragile global economy, Barton’s well-established Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights team is extremely adept at crafting business-minded solutions that are designed to maximize recovery, minimize exposure and achieve the best possible business outcome. We understand the emergent nature of matters arising in the context of financial distress and work closely with our clients to efficiently and strategically resolve complex financial, operational and managerial matters. We strive to achieve pragmatic, consensual resolution where possible, however, we are proactive, effective and aggressive litigators when necessary.
Barton attorneys have represented each of the significant constituencies with an interest in a distressed business or its assets, including secured and unsecured creditors, official and unofficial committees, DIP and exit financers, investors and debtors. Our attorneys have represented clients in virtually all types of distressed financial situations, both out-of-court and in-court, including:

  • Loan workouts
  • Contested and out-of-court restructurings
  • Bankruptcy, including pre-packaged bankruptcy
  • Intercreditor disputes
  • Debtor-in-possession and exit financing
  • Crisis management
  • Commercial foreclosures
  • Distressed asset sales and acquisitions
  • Acquisition and trading of claims
  • Mediation and arbitration