McDonald Hopkins LLC

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

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What the team is known for Maintains a strong offering in the business restructuring space, with a focus on midmarket matters in the healthcare, manufacturing, automotive and real estate sectors. Represents a wide range of lenders, creditors and buyers, including franchisees, franchisors and auto dealerships.

Strengths A client calls McDonald Hopkins a "very practical and business-savvy firm. They are experienced, trustworthy and able to deal with complex matters."

A peer describes the firm as "active in a variety of industries and cities, both debtor and creditor side; it's a formidable opponent."

Notable practitioners

Colette Gibbons brings extensive experience in both creditor and debtor representation. A client reports that "I'd give her high marks, she understood the issues I had and gave great advice."

Scott Opincar has a good reputation in middle market work, representing banking and hospitality clients. Sources note his "solutions-oriented, blended practice."

Sean Malloy maintains a  broad-based insolvency practice, representing debtors and creditors, including committees. Sources describe him as a "very intelligent" lawyer who is "very pragmatic and a good guy."

Shawn Riley acts as the president of the firm and maintains a highly regarded insolvency practice. A source calls him a "first-class bankruptcy lawyer."