Distressed Business & Restructuring

Stuart and David croppedLipson Neilson’s Distressed Business and Restructuring Practice group is uniquely aligned with business needs in economically challenging times. As an alternative to bankruptcy filings, where credit ratings and vendors take a large business hit, Lipson Neilson can offer expert legal services, which can buy you and your business time to restructure, enact new strategies, or gain new investors.

No business should ever deal with a distressed business climate without the expert legal services offered by Lipson Neilson. Our attorneys are skilled at negotiating leases, payment schedules, and partnership disputes that will provide a multitude of options, helping your company avoid the costly and negative aspects of business bankruptcy filings and proceedings.

We have decades of experience in providing routine and complex in-court and out-of-court reorganizations, workouts, and assignments for the benefit of creditors. We also give our clients a full range of legal services in any distressed or restructuring business scenario.

Our attorneys can handle accounting, finance and banking issues, providing depth for your business to fully identify, analyze and solve complex restructuring issues. We also employ skilled negotiation, consensus-building among various constituencies, and strategic mediation and litigation when necessary. Lipson Neilson has a long history of successfully managing complex business issues as well as our known expertise in Michigan and Nevada courtrooms.

At Lipson Neilson, we have represented a wide variety of business restructuring scenarios including debtors, pre- and post-bankruptcy lenders, trade creditors, landlords, public bondholders, trustees, official committees, liquidating trustees, assignees for the benefit of creditors, and asset purchasers.
We represent clients in a wide variety of family and closely-held business structures across many industry areas throughout Michigan and Nevada. We have also depth and expertise in the a multitude of practice disciplines, including:

  • Reorganization planning and execution
  • Bond restructurings
  • Lease negotiation
  • Sub-prime financing
  • Commercial real estate