Shaw Fishman lawyers represent all parties involved in Chapter 11 reorganizations, including debtors-in-possession, secured and unsecured creditors, creditors' committees and trustees
We frequently resolve bankruptcies through the liquidation of the assets of financially troubled entities in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases, as well as assignments for the benefit of creditors and foreclosures.
The breadth of Shaw Fishman’s bankruptcy and reorganization counsel means that we know the most practical ways to protect the rights and collateral of creditors while giving debtors effective assistance.
Shaw Fishman’s combination of commercial bankruptcy and workout experience and hands-on trial capability is rare in a firm our size.
We help all of the parties in troubled financial situations to find creative solutions outside of bankruptcy.
Shaw Fishman litigators have extensive experience representing clients in the Illinois appellate courts, including before the Illinois Supreme Court and in state and federal appellate courts throughout the nation.
Our ability to handle complex commercial torts cases sets us apart from many firms with less litigation experience.
Shaw Fishman’s bankruptcy litigators have the professional leadership background and practical trial skills usually found only at the largest law firms.
Shaw Fishman represents business clients in commercial disputes that arise in Illinois and across the United States.
Shaw Fishman’s experience with construction claims and knowledge of related insurance coverage issues enables us to resolve controversies over virtually any kind of real estate development or construction project.
We represent employers in all manner of employment disputes, in courts and administrative forums across the country.
Shaw Fishman exclusively represents policyholders and their rights in coverage matters, including risk management evaluation and enforcing coverage rights.
Acquisition and Sale
Clients rely on our lawyers to negotiate, document, perform due diligence, close and restructure all manner of real estate purchase and sale transactions.
We represent landlords and tenants in commercial, office and industrial leasing transactions of all sizes complexities.
Zoning and Land Use
Property owners and developers trust Shaw Fishman to handle the land use and zoning requirements of their real estate projects.
For real estate lenders, developers and owners alike, Shaw Fishman offers comprehensive service in all aspects of real estate loans and financing.
We negotiate and draft complex easement, restriction and operating documentation for commercial and residential developments.
Loan Workouts and Restructuring
As part of our highly regarded bankruptcy and insolvency practice, Shaw Fishman represents creditors and debtors reorganizing troubled properties.