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JUDICIAL FORECLOSURE SALES ARE IMMUNE TO PREFERENCE CHALLENGES

  The Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has recently held that a pre-petition foreclosure of a debtor’s real property, conducted in accordance with state law, is not subject to attack as a preference under 11 U.S.C. § 547.[1]Continue Reading    

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Edmond George Presents at PICPA Forensic & Litigation Services Conference

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Edmond M. George presented, “Litigation Support Services Track: Testimonial Skills Workshop,” at the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Forensic & Litigation Services Conference.  The conference, aimed at accounting professionals, provided guidance to attendees on devel...

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The End of the Road for TransVantage Solutions, Inc.?

The TransVantage bankruptcy case and the resulting efforts by the Trustee to avoid carrier payments made by the defunct freight payment processor has been watched like an upcoming speed trap by the transportation industry concerned about the vulnerability of this business arrangement in bankruptcy. The more than 500 adversary Complaints filed i...

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Bankruptcy Avoidance Litigation Part II – Do I Really Have to Give That Payment Back?

  In the first installment of this article, we discussed the prevalence of preference litigation and some of the commonly-available defenses to business vendors to limit or even eliminate liability to the bankruptcy estate. While preference actions are by far the most common type of avoidance litigation brought in bankruptcy cases, this is not ...

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Obermayer Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that seven of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in the recently released 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the region.  Obermayer’s selected Best Lawyers and their respective areas of practice are: Michae...

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Obermayer Attorneys Named To 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® And Rising Stars Lists

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®. Obermayer 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Banking David A. Nasatir  Bankruptcy Charles M. Golden  Business LitigationThomas A. LeonardWilliam J. Leonard  Civil Litigation Defens...

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Obermayer Attorneys Named 2016 Best Lawyers

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that seven of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in the recently released 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the region. Obermayer’s selected Best Lawyers and their respective areas of practice are:  Michae...

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Bankruptcy Avoidance Litigation — Do I Really Have to Give That Payment Back?

   (Part one in a two-part series on avoidance litigation in bankruptcy cases) While initial consumer and commercial bankruptcy filings have, in recent years, ebbed in the wake of the historic highs of the Great Recession, the tail of the bankruptcy boom continues to vex the business community from an unexpected source — avoidan...

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Obermayer Launches Bankruptcy Blog

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP announces the launch of “Commercial Bankruptcy Advisor” – an on-line resource covering current issues and legal developments affecting commercial bankruptcies and litigation. “Our attorneys’ extensive experience helping businesses in their efforts to reorganize both outside o...

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The Road Ahead for TransVantage Solutions, Inc.

The Chapter 7 Trustee appointed in the TransVantage Solutions, Inc. bankruptcy case ground the gears of the nation’s trucking industry this past April when he filed over 500 adversary complaints against common carriers, shippers and customers of the bankrupt company. (Continue reading).  

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