Practice Areas

Curran Antonelli is the firm of choice for businesses and organizations needing litigation and transactional counsel in the distressed assets, bankruptcy, and insolvency arena.

Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors' Rights

Bankruptcy, insolvency and creditors’ rights have been at the core of our practice throughout the past three decades. Our principals have extensive experience and refined skill in areas such as commercial bankruptcy, business reorganization and creditors’ rights. Curran Antonelli represents a broad range of businesses and corporate entities, private equity funds, as well as governmental agencies and other interested parties in all phases of the bankruptcy process and in bankruptcy related transactions and litigation, debt restructuring and out-of-court workouts. In addition to acting for distressed businesses and entities across all types of business sectors in their insolvency restructurings, our attorneys regularly represent major banks, financial institutions, trustees and creditors, as well as parties in commercial transactions resulting from insolvencies and restructuring, including liquidators and auctioneers, purchasers of assets and providers of debtor in possession financing.

As advocates and trusted business advisors, our well-established foundation of knowledge and understanding of our clients’ business interests, enables our attorneys to deliver unparalleled individualized attention to our clients of all sizes with their litigation and corporate transactional needs. Our areas of expertise include insolvency restructurings, insolvency filings and litigation, cross-border insolvencies, and enforcement of creditors’ rights.

Commercial Finance

Curran Antonelli routinely represents institutions, investors and private equity funds, as well as borrowers, in connection with business, real estate and other commercial loan transactions. We take an aggressive approach on behalf of our clients and leverage our extensive experience in all aspects of commercial financing transactions, from negotiating loan terms and drafting loan documents, to analyzing and advising on security and collateral issues, to achieve our clients desired result.

Commercial Litigation

Curran Antonelli handles a broad range of litigation matters on behalf of business, governmental and individual clients. We have the experience, insight and skills to effectively advocate and deliver strong results for our clients on a consistent basis. By recognizing our clients’ business and legal needs, Curran Antonelli is able to provide sound and strategic advice. Our areas of expertise include:

  • contract, business torts and other commercial disputes
  • bankruptcy litigation, including discharge, recovery and avoidance actions
  • creditors’ rights, including unsecured debt, mortgage, lien and security interest enforcement
  • lender liability actions, including FDCPA and fund transfers defense
  • real estate litigation, including easements, covenants and other property rights
  • shareholder and partnership disputes including derivative suits and dissolution proceedings
  • injunctions, receiverships, reach and apply, trustee process and other special remedies
  • alternative dispute resolution
  • dealer, distribution and franchise disputes
  • employment agreements and non-competition and non-disclosure and non-solicitation covenants
  • mortgage foreclosure defense
  • construction disputes
  • 1983 Civil Rights defense

Cross-Border Insolvency & International Creditors' Rights

Having identified the significant impact globalization has had on cross-border insolvency proceedings, Curran Antonelli has developed extensive expertise in this area. We are able to provide our clients with a broad range of services from local representation in foreign insolvency matters, to collaboration with outside counsel in various jurisdictions in order to ensure our clients are skillfully guided through the maze of multijurisdictional insolvency regimes.

Distressed Mergers & Acquisitions

We have extensive experience representing a broad range of individuals, businesses and corporate entities, as well as governmental agencies in advisory and transactional matters, including mergers, asset purchases, asset sales and buy-outs. Representing domestic and international buyers and sellers, both private and public, in a broad range of transactions, Curran Antonelli relies heavily on our team of seasoned transactional and litigation attorneys with expertise in areas such as securities, tax, bankruptcy, international proceedings, real estate, labor and employment, intellectual property, and environmental and administrative law practices.