Creditors' Rights, Business Bankruptcy & Commercial Litigation

Creditors' Rights, Business Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation

Lawyers in Madison, Janesville, and Dodgeville, Wisconsin

Murphy Desmond S.C. represents creditors, debtors, landlords, asset sellers and purchasers and creditor committees in a broad spectrum of cases in bankruptcy courts. Our attorneys also work with creditors in asserting their rights in state and federal courts.

Our creditors' rights representation primarily includes handling the following types of matters:

  • Foreclosure
  • Collections and consumer law
  • UCC enforcement and litigation
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act defense
  • Commercial law
  • Lender liability defense
  • Default enforcement
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act defense
  • Chapter 128 receiverships
  • Replevin, repossession and enforcement of security interests

Our business bankruptcy attorneys are highly experienced in representing Chapter 11 debtors, creditor committees, bondholders, bank groups and other financial institutions, secured creditors and purchasers of bankruptcy assets.

Insolvency representation includes the following types of matters:

  • Debt restructuring and workout
  • Pre-bankruptcy strategy and planning
  • Debtor-in-possession financing
  • Executory contract and lease issues
  • Defense and prosecution of preferences and fraudulent conveyances
  • Bankruptcy tax issues
  • Reclamation

In commercial litigation, our team has significant experience in a broad variety of industries, including manufacturing; marketing; transportation; agriculture and agribusiness; retail and wholesale; restaurants; high tech, telecommunications and broadcast communications; biotechnology; boat, motorcycle and automobile dealerships; real estate development; lumber; computer; insurance; construction and real estate development – among others.

Our practice group includes attorneys listed in Best Lawyers® in America, named Madison “Lawyer of the Year” (by Best Lawyers), included on Wisconsin Super Lawyers/Rising Stars lists, and rated AV (top rating) on and Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, the firm has been named a Top-Listed Law Firm in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law in Madison by Best Lawyers, and ranked Madison Metropolitan Tier 1 by U.S. News & World Report "Best Law Firms" listing.

Clients can count on our highly regarded team of creditors’ rights and business bankruptcy lawyers for a rapid response, workable solutions, crisis aversion, early analysis and planning and personalized service.

The depth of experience, coupled with the resources of a full-service, mid-sized law firm, puts Murphy Desmond in a position to provide strategic solutions and insights to address a wide variety of financial difficulties.

Contact our lawyers for more information about our work in creditors' rights, commercial litigation and bankruptcy.