Sam’s practice focuses on corporate restructuring, creditors’ remedies, bankruptcy and commercial litigation.
Sam represents businesses, commercial lenders and individuals in the areas of debtor/creditor law, bankruptcy and complex commercial litigation. He works closely with clients to understand their specific financial and operating concerns and provides practical guidance on how to address critical issues.
Prior to joining Fredrikson & Byron, Sam served as a judicial law clerk for the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Texas.
What is cryptocurrency? Bankruptcy practitioners and the courts better figure it out soon as the growth in popularity of cryptocurrencies continues to create new legal issues under the Bankruptcy Code.
After the Ninth Circuit in In re Taggart set a new and narrow precedent regarding exactly what a creditor must do in order to be subject to civil contempt sanctions for a violation of the discharge injunction, the ball is now with the U.S. Supreme Court to determine what influence that extraordinary opinion will have on other courts.
The Southern District of Texas’s recent popularity in commercial filings, stemming from a number of factors, makes it a new contender to be one of the busiest commercial bankruptcy districts in the country.