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Stephen F. Fruin
Senior Counsel
7 Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-1636
Phone: 410.347.9494
Fax: 410.234.2356
sfruin@wtplaw.com
Awards

Mr. Fruin focuses his practice on Business Reorganization & Bankruptcy. Mr Fruin has extensive experience in Pre-bankruptcy Planning, Chapter 11 Reorganizations, Creditors Committee Representation, and Bankruptcy Litigation. He serves as Senior Counsel in our Baltimore office. He received his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law, and his B.A. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is admitted to practice in Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

Pre-bankruptcy Planning

Representation of Debtor in out-of-court liquidation of manufacturing company assets

Representation of companies in the sale of their assets pursuant to state bulk sale laws

Representation of both debtors and creditors in out-of-court workouts

Chapter 11 Reorganizations

Representing of Debtor in Chapter 11 reorganization where Debtor's manufacturing facility was taken by government through eminent domain condemnation proceedings

Representation of Debtor in reorganization of non-profit trade group in the Eastern District of Virginia

Representation of individual Debtor in Chapter 11 reorganization proceeding who had real estate and other interests on three continents

Representation of companies in the sale of assets in bankruptcy proceedings

Business Reorganization & Bankruptcy

Representation of Debtor in Chapter 11 reorganization of Information Technology and Consulting Company

Creditors' Committee Representation

Representation of Creditors' Committee in liquidating Chapter 11 of retail furniture company with numerous priority customer deposit claims

Representation of Creditors' Committee in liquidating Chapter 11 of food processor

Bankruptcy Litigation

Representation of secured creditor in Chapter 11 proceeding and foreclosure of commercial real property in Washington, D.C.

Avoidance action litigation and collection

Recognitions

AV Peer Review Rated: Martindale-Hubbell

Listed in Best Lawyers in America: 2011 - present

Memberships & Activities

Member: Maryland State Bar Association

Member: Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland

President: School Board of St. Pius X

Education

  • University of Maryland School of Law (J.D. 1975)
  • University of Illinois (B.A. 1971)