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Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded team with substantial experience in a wide range of bankruptcy matters, including Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 proceedings. Also advises on the acquisition of assets through Section 363 sales. Acts for creditors, trustees and debtors.

Work highlights

Defended a former officer of diagnostic testing center Mercy Diagnostics, following claims brought by the center's trustee alleging he received over $10 million in fraudulent transfers.

Notable practitioners

Jeffrey Oleynik is an expert litigator who acts for debtors, trustees and related parties in bankruptcy proceedings, including negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent transfer and preference claims. His disputes practice also sees him handle general commercial litigation and antitrust matters.
"Jeff Oleynik is very bright and very capable."

John Small is a vastly experienced attorney who acts for debtors and creditors in a range of proceedings, including Chapter 7 and 11 cases, as well as advising on the purchase of distressed assets.
"John Small is very bright and a good lawyer."

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Overview

Brooks Pierce is known for representation of debtors-in-possession, creditors, or trustees in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases in complex bankruptcy litigation. This includes "bet-the-company" litigation for the survival/reorganization of the Chapter 11 debtor-in-possession, determinative of any return to creditors for a trustee, or defending similar claims filed against creditors and other parties dealing with such debtors-in-possession and/or trustees. 

We also regularly represent banks and other lenders on secured commercial and real estate loans in Chapter 11 cases. Additionally, we represent buyers of assets of operating companies in Section 363 sales from Chapter 11 debtors-in-possession or trustees.


Members

Lowdermilk, Jamey

Morse, Clint

Oleynik, Jeffrey E

Small, John H

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP

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Location

2000 Renaissance Plaza

230 North Elm Street

Greensboro

North Carolina

USA

NC 27401

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

North Carolina

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Jeffrey E Oleynik
Band 2
John H Small
Band 2