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Monday, January 20, 2014

Horwood Marcus & Berk is pleased to announce that Jason M. Torf has joined the firm as a partner in the firm's Litigation Group where he brings over 15 years of experience representing various constituents in the bankruptcy process and related proceedings and in other creditors' rights matters. Jason is a seasoned business bankruptcy lawyer with experience representing parties in bankruptcy and other courts across the country. His experience includes the representation of trade creditors, landlords, utility companies and other unsecured creditors in all aspects of chapter 11 and chapter 7 proceedings. He regularly assists clients in solving their problems with troubled customers. 

Jason's practice also includes the representation of prepetition secured lenders and debtor-in-possession lenders and agents, creditors' committees, debtors, trustees, bondholders and indenture trustees. His broad experience spans a wide range of bankruptcy issues, including the assertion and defense of proofs of claim, assisting clients who have contracts with troubled counterparties, and helping intellectual property and trademark licensees to assert their rights. Jason's capabilities also includes the representation of asset purchasers seeking to buy assets out of bankruptcy. He has represented many preference defendants, often devising creative ways to negotiate substantially reduced exposure.

Jason frequently assists clients in asserting their rights under the Uniform Commercial Code, and particularly seller rights and remedies under Article 2 and secured creditor rights and remedies under Article 9. Jason regularly speaks to credit groups to help them understand practical steps their companies can utilize to deal with troubled customers and proactive remedies that can help to reduce risk and maximize recoveries.

For more information, please visit Jason's online profile HERE.

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