Stewart, Robbins & Brown - Practice Areas

Stewart, Robbins and Brown

Disputes   Representation   Louisiana
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COMMERCIAL LITIGATION:
Contract Disputes, Lease/Real Estate Disputes, Corporate Law, Commercial Security Agreement Disputes, Intellectual Property/Trade Secret Disputes, Insurance Coverage, Workers' Compensation, Non-Bankruptcy Restructuring/Workouts, Professional Liability

BANKRUPTCY:
Corporate and Commercial Bankruptcy Representation (Chapters 7 and 11, both Debtor and Creditor), Debtor/Creditor Work-Out Agreements, Insolvency Analysis, Asset Protection, Judgment Collection Strategies, Trustee Representation, Preference and Fraudulent Transfer Litigation

Significant Representative Matters:
Our attorneys have experience with both the prosecution and defense of commercial disputes arising outside the bankruptcy context involving a variety of issues. For example, our attorneys have been involved in the following commercial litigation matters:

  • Successfully defended claims against international insurance carrier where major railroad sued for insurance coverage for pollution costs exceeding
    $30 million at several sites throughout the United States
  • Representation of large corporation in toxic tort litigation involving over 200 plaintiffs
  • Representation of several liability insurers in Louisiana in coverage matters involving claims for mold exposure
  • Representation of international insurance carrier in Delaware in claim for insurance coverage for losses arising from Hurricane Katrina
  • Prosecution of claims in the Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal in litigation involving Robinson-Patman Act claim.
  • Defense of workers' compensation cases throughout Louisiana

Our attorneys also have a wide variety of experience representing many different types of companies through the bankruptcy and workout process, and creditors involved in the bankruptcies of a myriad of different businesses. For instance, our attorneys have recently been involved in the successful reorganizations of:

  • The oldest original HMO Clinic in the US
  • A regional surgical hospital
  • A large local CLEC telecommunications company
  • A large regional offshore telecommunications and equipment company
  • Property Development Companies
  • Building Contractors and Subcontractors
  • Law Firms
  • Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Company
  • Regional Moving and Storage Company

In addition, our attorneys have represented creditors in a variety of situations within the bankruptcy process, including:

  • Preference and Fraudulent Transfer Avoidance Cases
  • Asserting Secured Claims and Unsecured Claims against Estates
  • Representing Unsecured Creditors Committees
  • Representing Contract Parties During Assumption and Rejection Proceedings
  • Representing Purchasers of Property from Bankruptcy Estates
  • Representing Creditors within Lien Ranking Proceedings
  • Investigations of the Debtor and its Assets
  • Automatic Stay Modifications and other proceedings related to the Automatic Stay
  • Discharge and Dischargeability Proceedings

And finally, through our representations of Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, as well as clients who are not involved in a bankruptcy matter, our attorneys have litigated and transacted a variety of commercial issues such as:

  • Commercial Maritime Law Issues, including Vessel Liens and Sales
  • Real Estate Liens, Liquidation, Sales
  • Oil and Gas Royalty Rights and other Mineral Interests
  • Louisiana Public and Private Works Act
  • Louisiana Offshore Well Lien Act
 
SRB
301 Main Street, Suite 1640, Baton Rouge, LA  70801phone 225-231-9998fax 225-709-9467   info@stewartrobbins.com