Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights

Ferraiouli’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights attorneys have broad experience with bankruptcy and creditors’ rights matters throughout Puerto Rico and nationwide. We are known for creating strategic solutions tailored to meet the needs of the secured and unsecured creditors that we represent in bankruptcies, restructuring, liquidations, workouts and acquisition of distressed assets.  Our bankruptcy practice works closely with the firm’s corporate, government affairs, and litigation practices to provide our clients with an integrated approach to handling complex legal matters.

We have been integrally involved in several of the largest bankruptcy cases in Puerto Rico and regularly appear in bankruptcy courts in Florida and other jurisdictions and have vast experience representing financial institutions, mortgage servicers, asset-based lenders, auto-finance corporations, commercial landlords, trade creditors, bonding companies, condominium and homeowner associations, contractors, and many other businesses.

Having represented many national, regional, and local companies for almost 20 years, our creditors’ rights attorneys have extensive experience with all aspects of business restructuring and insolvency including:

  • creation, negotiation, and confirmation of reorganization plans
  • claims litigation
  • valuation of collateral and lien stripping
  • cramdown defense
  • automatic stays litigation
  • asset sales
  • avoidance actions
  • dischargeability actions
  • workout and restructurings
  • preference and fraudulent transfer litigation defense
  • post-confirmation fiduciaries in litigation and asset disposition

Our attorneys have counseled our clients through adversary proceeding issues including preference defense, fraudulent conveyance defense, equitable subordination, and others. This wealth of knowledge and experience provides our clients with confidence that they will receive the sound counsel and unparalleled service for which we have become known.

In partnership with our corporate and real estate practices, Ferraiouli’s bankruptcy attorneys have also represented financial institutions in credit transactions and debt enforcement proceedings and have handled bankruptcy and restructurings in these areas:

  • equipment leasing
  • commercial loans
  • construction and permanent real estate loans
  • letters of credit
  • bankers’ acceptance facilities
  • inter-creditor agreements

In addition, we offer unparalleled experience, knowledge and depth in a number of key industries, including:

  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Automotive
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Health care
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
  • Retail