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Goldberg Kohn's Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights practice is a recognized leader in the middle-market, representing senior secured lenders, junior secured lenders and large unsecured creditors in corporate bankruptcies and workouts. We represent major banks, non-banks, hedge funds, BDCs and other private debt providers in matters throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and in many locations across the globe.

Goldberg Kohn's Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights practice is dedicated to protecting and enforcing creditors' rights in the course of non-public restructurings, reorganizations, sales, liquidations, receiverships, out-of-court workouts, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and debt for equity transactions. We have considerable experience with high-yield, distressed debt, intercreditor and subordinated debt matters. In addition, unlike at other law firms that represent creditors, our restructuring professionals don't split time taking positions contrary to our creditor clients or focusing on debtor-only issues.

As a firm, Goldberg Kohn nurtures broad relationships with the middle-market lending industry, representing a wide section of the community, including ABL and cash flow lenders, in sponsor and non-sponsored transactions.

Our Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights attorneys work closely with the firm's highly regarded Commercial Finance and Real Estate groups in the handling of in-court and out-of-court workouts and restructurings. These collaborations create deal teams that are second-to-none in relevant depth, providing cradle-to-grave-to-cradle services, including debt-for-equity transactions happening by design (loan-to-own) or by default. With these sophisticated resources, the depth of our practice rivals most larger firms. Our practice also regularly draws upon our skilled Litigation attorneys to handle bankruptcy and other insolvency litigation, greatly expanding our litigation resources.

After our practice group was established as a leader in the intercreditor arena, our attorneys were instrumental in the development of the unitranche lending industry and shaping the market for agreements among lenders. Not only does this work require the highest level of sophistication and creativity, but it also demonstrates how well our practice integrates and supports the large base of creditor work at the firm.

In addition, members of our team have become authorities on equity pledges, and serve as sought-after resources both for appropriately structuring and enforcing equity pledges.