Eric J. Breithaupt - Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Eric J. Breithaupt

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 404-739-8974

As a Member of the firm, Eric's practice focuses on general civil litigation with an emphasis on business related bankruptcy and commercial cases. Eric has extensive experience in litigation involving health care issues, secured transactions, corporate governance, trade secrets and accounting fraud.  He is a member of the Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group and the Business Litigation Service Group in the Atlanta office.

University of Alabama School of Law J.D. University of South Alabama BA
Alabama State Bar AssociationAmerican Bankruptcy InstituteAmerican Bar AssociationTennessee Bar AssociationState Bar of Georgia

Case History

Mediation — Served as lead counsel in the successful mediation of a former Chief Financial Officer alleged to have engaged in a RICO scheme. 
Securities Fraud — Served as lead counsel in obtaining a dismissal of an internationally known movie producer from a case alleging securities fraud. 
Reorganization Plans — Lead counsel to a major secured creditor in a franchise finance matter involving competing plans of reorganization as to a regional restaurant chain
Creditors' Counsel — Served as lead creditor's counsel in a contested involuntary bankruptcy of a 100-year old shipyard in an effort to recover a $45 million claim which eventually resulted in a confirmed Chapter 11 plan 
Litigation — Acted as a principal member of the litigation team for a bankruptcy trustee of a failed nationally known retailer.  Through aggressive litigation of fraud, accounting malpractice and breach of fiduciary claims, the case was resolved on terms reported by the Wall Street Journal

Office Location

SunTrust Plaza, Suite 2800
303 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
United States

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy