Patrick is a partner located in the Nashville, Tennessee office of Burr & Forman LLP and is a member of the firm’s Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy service group. His practice focuses on bankruptcy, financially distressed health care businesses/loans, out-of-court workouts, complex commercial litigation, landlord-tenant disputes, creditors’ rights matters, and other related insolvency issues.
Patrick is routinely engaged by banks, financial institutions, secured and unsecured lenders, trade creditors, and secondary debt purchasers to assist them through the complex legal and regulatory landscapes. He is also hired by commercial landlords to represent them with distressed leases, bankrupt tenants, and complex eviction matters. In addition to the above, Patrick is routinely engaged by health care companies and health care REITs to advise them with respect to financial distressed situations.
He has a wide range of experience both in and out of court and in various types of industries. In representing his clients, Patrick often: restructures troubled credit facilities and businesses; assists with the buying and selling of distressed assets, businesses, and commercial paper; and represents clients in bankruptcy cases across the country, as well as debtor-creditor litigation in both state and federal courts. He often is engaged to advise and defend clients with respect to lender-liability lawsuits, fraud related investigations and litigation, preference actions, and fraudulent transfer lawsuits.