Business, commercial litigation, transactional, and bankruptcy attorney with experience representing lenders, investors, borrowers, insurance companies, debtors and creditors, and plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes litigations, bankruptcies, workouts, transactions, asset protection, liquidations, management disputes, and financial matters. CURRENT/RECENT CLIENTS: Representation of major U.S. retailer; Texas-based regional lender; Los Angeles-based restructuring and bankruptcy firm; Grammy nominated multi-platinum recording artist, and Illinois-based commercial lessor. LITIGATION: Lead litigation counsel in complex tort and contract disputes. Exceptional legal advocacy in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts, and in all pre-trial and trial aspects of litigation, including discovery, summary judgement, mediation, settlement, and appeals; thorough preparation of witnesses, experts, and corporate representatives for testimony. CORPORATE COMPLIANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT: Advise companies of state and federal laws and regulations applicable to business operations, risk management, financial matters, and asset protection; advise lenders, business borrowers, guarantors, investors, secured parties, realty entities, corporations and partnerships that own and manage substantial assets. CONTRACTS: Negotiate and prepare business contracts and commercial agreements, including purchase and sale agreements, leases, security agreements, loan documents, forbearance agreements, assignments, and management and partnership agreements.