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Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Maryland
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Joel I. Sher is Chairman of Shapiro Sher and heads the firm’s financial restructuring and bankruptcy practice. He provides counsel and representation to debtors, creditors, investors and creditors’ committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, and counsels clients in complex out-of-court restructurings. Mr. Sher has successfully represented clients in numerous high- stakes cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States.
His experience in representing clients in bankruptcy and restructuring matters has covered a wide array of industries including: mortgage REITS, financial services; health care; real estate development; construction management; specialty retail; governmental contracting; manufacturing; hospitality; and telecommunications. He has also represented numerous clients in the sale and acquisition of distressed assets. As a known and experienced negotiator, Mr. Sher is often retained to negotiate resolutions to complex commercial disputes.
Baltimore Chapter of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of Maryland; Maryland State Bar Association; Baltimore City Bar Association; Baltimore County Bar Association; Association for Commercial Finance Attorneys; American Bankruptcy Institute; Commercial Law League of America