Michael assists clients with commercial finance matters as well as with commercial bankruptcy, insolvency, restructuring, and creditors' rights issues, and has significant experience in complex Chapter 11 cases. Michael represents financially distressed companies as well as lenders, landlords, trade creditors, trustees and creditors' committees in bankruptcy, insolvency and loan workout matters. He has also served as the lead attorney overseeing large-scale projects throughout the nation related to real estate, bankruptcy, and ediscovery matters.
Michael has assisted and advised clients in connection with general reorganization matters, workouts, use of cash collateral, efforts to convert or dismiss cases, preferential and fraudulent transfer litigation, automatic stay issues, bankruptcy sales and acquisitions, lease assumption or rejection, claim objections, plan confirmation issues and other aspects of bankruptcy and restructuring efforts. Additionally, Michael also serves as the Columbia office’s student hiring partner.