“Whiteford's bankruptcy litigation practice is tops in the region.” -- Partner at Wiley Rein LLP, quoted in US News & World Report, Best Law Firms
“Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is simply outstanding. They are creative, responsive, and thoroughly professional. I endorse them without qualification.” -- Client quoted in US News & World Report, Best Law Firms
“There is not a weak link in this bankruptcy group. Whiteford, Taylor & Preston lawyers are the best in our town.” -- Client quoted in US News & World Report, Best Law Firms
Chambers and Partners ranks the firm BAND ONE (the highest tier) and comments: "… Paul Nussbaum is a noted bankruptcy lawyer and chairs the firm's bankruptcy litigation, restructuring and debtor-creditors' rights practice. He is 'creative and has good insight not only into the law, but into the motivations of the other side.' Managing partner Martin Fletcher specializes in a broad range of bankruptcy reorganization and restructuring matters. He is 'a top-notch administrator,' according to sources, and also elicits praise for his awareness of developments in the financial sector. … Bankruptcy lawyer Kevin Hroblak's 'command of the law in very complex areas is truly impressive and a very rare commodity,' remark sources, who also praise his ability to practically apply this legal knowledge to everyday problems." -- Extract from Chambers and Partners USA
The Bankruptcy Practice group at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston offers an ideal mixture of transactional strength and litigation reinforcement. Our bankruptcy group is recognized as among the largest and most accomplished in the region, and is ranked by Law 360 as one of the Top 10 in the nation for concentration of bankruptcy lawyers. We represent debtors and debtors in possession, creditors and creditors' committees, lenders and trustees in all types of debt restructuring and bankruptcy reorganization proceedings, including out-of-court workouts. Our representation ranges from small local cases to those of national stature.
Within the confines of a bankruptcy proceeding, WTP's attorneys routinely litigate matters for debtors, creditors' committees, and trustees in adversary proceedings and contested matters regarding intellectual property rights, contract disputes, and financing transactions. This includes issues of cash collateral, debtor in possession financing, asset sales, preferences, fraudulent conveyances, lease and contract assumptions, assignments, and rejections, and automatic stay proceedings. We litigate on behalf of creditors, including commercial banks, trust companies, financial institutions and trade creditors, in their endeavors to recover and preserve financial interests in entities experiencing financial trouble. In addition, the Bankruptcy Practice Group handles bankruptcy appeals at all levels of the appellate process. While we litigate aggressively if necessary, our primary goal is to provide both practical and innovative solutions in the most efficient and economical manner possible.
Read more about our Business Reorganization and Bankruptcy transactional practice, Chapter 11 Reorganizations, Creditors Committee Representation, Creditors' Rights and Preference Defense, Loan Workouts and Financial Restructuring, and Special Counsel Services.
Presented by the American Bankruptcy Institute and Georgetown Law Continuing Legal Education, the conference offers a unique opportunity for bankruptcy practitioners to hear from more than a dozen bankruptcy judges during a full day of high-quality CLE and networking opportunities. This year’s program will examine a number of current bankruptcy topics, including retail bankruptcies, limited liability companies, the impact of the Jevic decision, and more.
Paul Nussbaum and Kevin Hroblak, partners in Whiteford Taylor & Preston's business reorganization and bankruptcy group, have been singled out by Legal 500 as among the leading bankruptcy lawyers in the Northeast U.S. The firm's bankruptcy group itself was ranked highly in the Northeast, as one of only 17 first- and second-rank firms in the entire region from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., including New York. Nussbaum has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in Maryland by Super Lawyers.
Please see the attached article, originally published in the Wall Street Journal, April 23, 2007.
Bankruptcy and Restructuring Attorney Joins Opening of New York Office for Whiteford, Taylor & Preston
Whiteford Taylor & Preston announced today that Kenneth M. Lewis, an experienced New York-based bankruptcy and restructuring attorney, has joined the firm as a partner and will reside in the firm’s newly opened New York office.
Four lawyers from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston have been named to the Benchmark Litigation Under 40 Hotlist: Todd Brooks, Aaron Casagrande, Katherine Good and Christopher Samis. Each has been identified by peers and clients as being among the most notable up-and-coming litigation attorneys in the United States. Mr. Brooks and Mr. Casagrande are the only two Maryland lawyers to have been selected for this national ranking. Ms. Good and Mr. Samis are two of only six Delaware lawyers chosen, and Whiteford is the only firm to have two Delaware lawyers recognized.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is pleased to announce that Chambers and Partners has once again ranked the firm highly in its 2017 list of leading firms and business lawyers. This year’s recognition includes a record 29 attorneys in 4 states, the District of Columbia and Afghanistan.
The 2017 edition of U.S. News and World Report - Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” has awarded Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP exemplary ratings in its seventh annual rankings of law firms.
Twenty of the firm’s practices were ranked at the national level, as well as thirty-seven in Maryland, ten in Washington, D.C., and two in Roanoke, VA.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston and 21 Lawyers Named as Leaders in the Legal Profession by Chambers and Partners
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is pleased to announce that, in addition to ranking the firm highly in its 2016 list of Maryland’s leading firms and business lawyers, Chambers and Partners have added new Whiteford lawyers in Maryland and Delaware.
The practice group rankings are based on the high rankings of 21 individual lawyers.
59 Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2016, Eight Named as “Lawyers of the Year”
Fifty-nine lawyers from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 (copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken S.C.). The lawyers selected are based in the firm’s Maryland, Washington and Virginia offices.
U.S. News & World Report: Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Once Again Ranked in More Practices than Any Other Firm in Maryland
Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP is very gratified to announce that the firm has once again received exemplary ratings in the fifth annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of law firms.
Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP is very gratified to announce that the firm has received exemplary ratings in the second annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of law firms. In Maryland, WTP was rated highly in 34 practice areas, more than any other firm in the state.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston (WTP) attorney Paul M. Nussbaum presented on Intercreditor Issues in a plenary session of the American Bankruptcy Institute's 6th Annual Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop in Cambridge, Maryland, on August 6, 2010. The session was moderated by James E. O'Neill, Esq., of Wilmington, DE.
Paul Nussbaum and Kevin Hroblak, partners in WTP's Business Reorganization and Bankruptcy group, have been singled out in an international lawyer rating as among the leading bankruptcy lawyers in the Northeast region of the United States.
Bradford F. Englander, Experienced Bankruptcy Attorney, Joins Whiteford, Taylor & Preston's Falls Church Office
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP (WTP) is delighted to announce that Bradford F. Englander has joined the firm as a partner in its Business Reorganizations and Bankruptcy practice in Falls Church, Virginia. Prior to joining WTP, Englander was a partner with Linowes and Blocher LLP in Bethesda, Maryland.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP (WTP) is pleased to announce that the firm, having one of the largest litigation departments in Maryland, has been "highly recommended" in the Benchmark Litigation 2009 listing of Maryland litigation firms. WTP attorneys Harry S. Johnson (Products Liability), Paul M. Nussbaum (Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring), William F. Ryan, Jr. (Commercial), and Steven E. Tiller (Technology and Intellectual Property) were listed as "local litigation stars," and Alexander W. Koff (Global) and Brent C.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston (WTP) is pleased to welcome Christopher A. Jones, Esq. as Partner in the firm's Bankruptcy section. Stationed in the firm's new Falls Church office, Jones is formerly of LeClair Ryan in Richmond, Virginia, and has a wealth of experience in handling insolvency matters for both debtors and creditors, as well as handling complex commercial litigation.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP (WTP) is pleased to announce that 36 WTP attorneys have been named in Maryland Super Lawyers publication. Maryland Super Lawyers will appear in a special advertising section in the January 2007 issue of Baltimore Magazine and in the Maryland Super Lawyers magazine.
The federal bankruptcy court and the U.S. District Court in Maryland have both approved Porter Hayden Company’s Chapter 11 plan, giving the Baltimore-based company the green light to emerge from bankruptcy more than four years after it was driven into Chapter 11 by asbestos-related personal injury claims.
WTP Represents Riddick Bowe, Two Time Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World, in Chapter 11 Petition Filing
Riddick "Big Daddy" Bowe, Two Time Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World, Files Chapter 11 Petition.