Erich serves as the firm's President and Strategy Partner collaborating with each of the firm's practice group leaders to enhance practice management. In addition, he serves as the Atlanta Office Managing Partner while practicing in the firm's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group assisting companies, banks and other financial institutions in a variety of bankruptcy matters.
Erich services clients in the resolution of complex commercial issues, the restructuring of performing and distressed credit facilities and swap agreements, and the maximization of debt and collateral recovery. Erich also advises financial institutions on structuring intercreditor agreements.
Erich has extensive experience in the representation of companies, secured lenders and other financial institutions in debt restructurings, workouts and forbearance agreements; the negotiation and closing of commercial loans; the prosecution of receivership and other judicial actions to protect, preserve, and recover collateral; and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.
Erich also routinely represents the purchasers of assets in Chapter 11 case in all phases of the transaction from the securing of stalking horse bid protections to the negotiation and closing of the asset sale transaction.
Erich is also a member of the Firm’s Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and Electronic Transactions Group. He advises secured lenders, financial institutions, and other businesses in these areas, with a focus on the structuring, interpretation, and enforcement of electronic contracts, smart contracts and related digital assets and rights.