Joe focuses on creditors’ rights, bankruptcy transactions and receiverships. He has broad experience in bankruptcy cases involving software, telecommunication and technology companies, health care entities, retailers, vessels, heavy equipment, office buildings, real estate developments, ranches and farms, hotels, and parking garages. His representative matters include:
Lead counsel for Microsoft Corporation in bankruptcy cases nationally, especially regarding matters for Microsoft Licensing GP and Microsoft Online, Inc.
Counsel for Union Bank, N.A., for troubled loans and REO properties in Washington state acquired from the Federal Deposit Insurance Company as receiver of Frontier Bank.
Counsel for secured lenders in complicated workouts and foreclosures of commercial real and personal property.
Counsel for general and custodial receivers appointed under Washington Receivership Act.
Fox Rothschild: Seattle Office Managing Partner; Riddell Williams: President/CEO
American Bar Association; American Bankruptcy Institute; King County Bar Association; Turnaround Management Association; Washington State Bar Association.
J.D., New York University School of Law (Root Tilden Scholar); B.A., magna cum laude, University of Notre Dame. Admitted in Washington State and Wyoming.