Fraudulent Transfer and Specialized Bankruptcy Litigation

"The firm's bankruptcy and restructuring group is well suited to tackle complex bankruptcy issues." —Bankruptcy Client, Chambers and Partners USA (2024)

With decades of combined experience, the Fishman Haygood team has handled a wide array of bankruptcy matters.

Through our bankruptcy practice, we have represented both creditors and debtors in Chapter 7, Chapter 9 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy matters, prosecuted numerous fraudulent transaction and preference cases, and represented trustees and creditors in actions against directors and officers for breaches of fiduciary duties, abdication of their duties, and other claims.

Our current and recent clients include J. Lester Alexander, III, trustee of Southeastern Stud and Components, Inc.; Whistler Energy, LLC, trustee for the Virgin Oil Co.; H. Kenneth Lefoldt, Jr., trustee for Natchez Regional Medical Center; and the Hon. Gerald H. Schiff (ret.), trustee for Virgin Offshore USA, Inc.

Representative Experience

  • Analysis and prosecution of preference claims arising out of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
  • Prosecution of the directors and officers of two failed oil and gas exploration companies for breaches of fiduciary duties, abdication of duties, fraud, and negligent misrepresentation.
  • Representation of creditors in large scale Chapter 7, Chapter 9, and Chapter 11 bankruptcies.