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Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds
"He is very responsive, has a deep knowledge of the area and minimizes issues by planning ahead." "Francis is efficient and always looks for proactive solutions."
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Partner, Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice Group. Concentrates in national bankruptcy matters and workouts, including the representation of Debtors, Creditors Committees, Trustees and Examiners. Also has broad experience in complex bankruptcy litigation matters involving class actions, claims resolution, healthcare and massive toxic tort liabilities. Also has broad experience in the reorganization of companies plagued with massive toxic tort liabilities, as well as companies in the textile, energy, automotive, clothing and construction materials industries. Has represented numerous buyers and sellers of assets in and out of bankruptcy proceedings.
Writes monthly articles on current bankruptcy topics for The Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia). Regularly presents educational seminars to the National Petroleum Energy Credit Association and the International Energy Credit Association. Has also presented numerous programs to the Philadelphia Bar Association on various topics, including Representing the Asset Purchaser in Chapter 11, and to the American Bar Association Subcommittee on Mass and Massive Torts, concerning the use of limited fund class actions as an alternative to bankruptcy.
J.D., Temple University School of Law, 1985, editorial board, Temple Law Review; M.A., Economics, Temple University, 1982; B.A., Economics, summa cum laude, Temple University, 1981.