Burr's Derek Meek and Mike Hall Named to Lawdragon's Inaugural Leading Bankruptcy Lawyers List
Birmingham Partners Derek Meek and Mike Hall have been recognized on the 2020 Lawdragon “500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers.” Honorees are selected through a process of law firm submissions, journalistic research and editorial vetting from a board of legal peers. Those recognized on the list bring skills in financing, structuring, litigating and creating a pathway forward, especially during such uncertain times.
Derek is the chair of the firm's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy practice group and a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy. Derek regularly represents debtors, creditors, committees, asset purchasers and other clients in matters related to insolvency, financial distress, and bankruptcy, both in and out of court. Derek also regularly advises clients in and around the automotive manufacturing space, including OEMs, tier-suppliers, financiers, and transportation providers.
Mike is also a partner in the firm's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group. Mike has practiced business bankruptcy law since he graduated from Duke Law School in 1980. He often represents secured lenders, typically after a borrower’s default. Most of his practice includes representing various interests in Chapter 11; pursuing claims of commercial lenders against the debtor, the collateral, and guarantors in bankruptcy, federal, state and receivership courts.