Corporate and Business Law


Representative Matters

  • Assisted large country club in resolving numerous creditor issues without the need to file a Chapter 11. Initial negotiations assisted the company in resolving a dispute with a substantial mechanic’s lien claimant. Later efforts involved negotiating long term below market financing and a substantial debt reduction.
  • Successfully negotiated significantly reduced settlements for investors defending multi-million dollar clawback claims in large Ponzi scheme case.
  • Successfully defended motion to dismiss filed by auction purchaser in Chapter 11 case. As a result of efforts, allegedly fraudulent auction sale was unwound and developer-client sold disputed property for $1.5 million more than auction price.
  • Represented national homebuilder in the acquisition of developed lots located in Las Vegas, Nevada through a Section 363 sale.
  • Represented Grand County developers in out-of-court workout of in excess of $10 million dollars in defaulted loans that enabled developer principals to avoid personal liability.
  • Represented owner of national real estate brokerage firms in negotiating post-judgment workout that enabled companies to continue operating without resort to Chapter 11 protection.
  • Represented local real estate developer in the acquisition, development and sale of a 100 acre parcel in Parker, Colorado.
  • Represented local and national owners of office, retail and industrial projects in the leasing of hundreds of thousands of square feet of space.
  • Provided legal opinions related to financing of real estate projects.
  • Represented multiple Chapter 7 trustees in successfully opposing (post­-Marrama) bad faith conversions from Chapter 7 to Chapter 13.
  • Represented Chapter 7 trustee in obtaining permanent injunction against Colorado Springs bankruptcy petition preparers violating 11 U.S.C. § 110.
  • Represented Chapter 7 trustee in uncovering significant legal malpractice claim against debtor’s counsel that resulted in six-figure recovery for estate.
  • Represented Chapter 7 trustee in obtaining order disallowing homestead exemption claimed by debtor in residence in which she held only life estate interest.
  • Represented hotel operator in Chapter 11 case in obtaining determination that secured lender did not hold perfected security interest in the debtor’s case collateral, including room revenues.
  • Succeeded in obtaining nondischargeability judgments for creditor clients on motions for summary judgment, arguing collateral estoppel, and thereby obtaining such relief without trial expense.