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Areas of Practice C REDITORS ’ R IGHTS & B ANKRUPTCY Our bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorneys provide repre-sentation for a wide range of national and institutional clients. Our lawyers represent both institutional debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, workouts, and debt restructuring in federal and state courts across the United States and in for-eign jurisdictions. e firm represents Fortune 500 corpora-tions, public and closely held companies, partnerships, bankruptcy trustees, creditors’ committees, equity committees, indenture trustees, as well as secured and unsecured creditors in complex Chapter 11 reorganization cases, and Chapter 7 liq-uidations and consumer bankruptcy proceedings. QPWB lawyers are experienced in all aspects of bankruptcy, restructuring and related business litigation, including: • Formulation and confirmation of plans of reorganization and liquidation • Prepackaged plans • Cram-down disputes • Litigation involving unexpired leases and executor contracts • Debtor-in-possession financing • Cash collateral stipulations • Valuation proceedings • Post-petition financing • Asset sales and acquisition – Section 363 Sales • Going out-of-business sales • Automatic stay litigation • Adversary proceedings • Bankruptcy appeals e experience of the lawyers in this practice area also extends to non-bankruptcy creditors’ rights litigation, problem loan workouts as well as restructuring. In the litigation area, lawyers regularly handle residential and commercial mortgage fore-closures, receiverships, personal property replevin actions, gar-nishment and attachment proceedings, and execution of judgments. e group also handles lender liability litigation. ˾ R EAL E STATE L AW QPWB attorneys are well versed in representing individuals, local governments and business entities in the purchase, sale, and development of real property. We efficiently and effec-tively handle small and large land transactions from the ne-gotiation of contract terms and conditions, drafting of the contract documents, coordinatin of due diligence efforts, and close transactions to the satisfaction of all participants. We have represented financiers and can assist with the fi-nancing arm of the transaction, including complex alterna-tive financing agreements, such as off-balance sheet purchases and land banking arrangements. rough our cor-porate title agency, Attorneys’ Title Services, LLC, we are ap-proved title agents for the largest title underwriting companies in the United States and can provide guidance and counsel relating to title of real property and provide both buy-ers and lenders title insurance upon closing. In projects ranging from single-use commercial buildings to residential/commercial developments of regional impact, we assist developers, property owners and investors with de-veloping and entitling residential and commercial projects. We help developers, home builders and contractors negoti-ate design-build contracts, equipment leases, and sub-con-tractor agreements. Our lawyers assist with the application and processing permits for approvals relating to on-site stormwater, endangered species, and archeological deposits. Our lawyers have also represented local governments, as well as property owners, business owners, lessees and mort-gagees in eminent domain and condemnation proceedings. We can help evaluate and value pre-suit intentions and help navigate through the process so that our client’s rights are pre-served and a fair award is made. It takes a strong combination of skills to compete in today’s real estate market. e QPWB team can help from the first as-sessment to final sale. Our practice group has the experience to know what works, the knowledge to solve tough problems, and the sophistication to use the latest strategies. ˾ LiSa DiSaLLe Lisa practices in the areas of creditors’ rights and com-mercial bankruptcy. For over 14 years, she represented Fortune 500 companies, small-sized corporations and financial institutions in numerous matters including complex commercial transactions, contract and lease enforcement, foreclosures, collections, and bankruptcy. Lisa received her Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 1999 and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida in 1995 and is li-censed to practice law in Florida and Georgia. Reach Lisa at LDiSalle@qpwblaw.com Jeff Buak Jeff has over 15 years of experience serving clients in the real estate industry and is Board Certified in Real Estate Law as recognized by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education. His real estate prac-tice focuses on real property transactions, property rights, land use and zoning, real estate development and financing, workouts and bankruptcies, construction, em-inent domain and condemnation, and real estate title insurance. Jeff has also represented local governments for over five years and he represents private sector companies interacting with governmental entities. Reach Jeff at JBuak@qpwblaw.com

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