Andy’s bankruptcy practice focuses on representing businesses, business owners, and trustees in out-of-court restructurings, chapter 11 and chapter 7 bankruptcies, and related litigation.
He has successfully represented clients in the construction, automotive, real estate, oil and gas, broadcasting, and high tech industries, among others. Andy has also obtained favorable judgments and settlements in numerous § 547 preference cases and §§ 544 and 548 fraudulent transfer cases on behalf of debtors, trustees, and defendants.
Andy’s state and federal court litigation practice focuses on defending and prosecuting insolvency-based claims, such as alter ego, fraudulent transfer, constructive trust, and cases in which collecting any judgment is likely to be an issue.
Andy has also represented clients in appeals to the Tenth Circuit, the Federal Circuit, the Fifth Circuit, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Tenth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for Colorado, and the Colorado Court of Appeals.
Andy has worked in-house for a real estate development company at which he advised the company, did transactional work related to real estate development, and managed outside counsel on various litigation matters.
As a former consumer of legal services, Andy works to deliver what he expected of attorneys he hired: the highest quality, clear and prompt communication, and a bottom line approach. With these standards, many of Andy’s successes result in pre-bankruptcy workouts and settlements.
Andy has litigated numerous § 523 dischargeability and § 727 discharge cases. Andy was recognized by the Faculty of Federal Advocates for his personal commitment to providing pro-bono legal services through the Faculty of Federal Advocates when the firm received the Donald E. Cordova distinguished service awards for 2009, 2010, and 2011.
Andy is currently the secretary of the Executive Council of the Business Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association. Andy was a co-chair of the Colorado Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Sub-Section for 2013-2015 term.
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