Don Mallory’s practice is focused in the areas of insolvency, debtors’ and creditors’ rights, bankruptcy reorganizations, out-of-court workouts, receiverships, financial and organizational corporate restructurings, and complex litigation general corporate law. He has represented debtors, secured lenders, credit unions, trustees and unsecured creditors in proceedings under chapters 7, 11 and 13 of the United States Bankruptcy Code and in state related insolvency proceedings such as Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors. Don prepares filings, schedules, motions, answers, discovery and responses thereto, disclosure statements and plans of reorganization. He has also serves as lead counsel during scheduled hearings and conferences regarding case administration, contested matters, confirmation hearings and adversary proceedings. Don has drafted complaints relating to fraudulent transfers, preferential transfers and non-dischargeability actions and defended clients subject to such claims. He has negotiated and drafted complex contracts, commercial loan documents, leases, SNDA Agreements, non-compete agreements and settlement agreements. He has mediated and negotiated labor disputes, mass tort and environmental claims, represented creditors in the collection of secured and unsecured debts and utilized garnishments, certified judgments, receiverships, foreclosures and replevins to effectuate same, and appeared and argued extensively in different federal and state courts on a wide range of issues including appellate litigation. Don brings to the table exceptional research and writing skills with focus on appellate advocacy. As well, he has provides proactive legal advice relating to corporate law and litigation avoidance to clients’ senior management.
Don is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).