Practice Areas

Bankruptcy

Smith Hulsey & Busey is a renowned leader in bankruptcy litigation and corporate restructuring, with decades of experience representing some of the most high-profile businesses in Florida and beyond.

The firm’s bankruptcy practice team has represented debtors’ and creditors’ interests in major business reorganizations, including leading the restructuring of several New York Stock Exchange companies.

In addition, we counsel financially troubled companies outside of bankruptcy proceedings, including navigating restructuring alternatives, fiduciary duties and governance issues. We’re also experienced in assignments for the benefits of creditors and bankruptcy liquidations.

Our attorneys have litigated disputes — including fraudulent conveyances, preferences, objections to exemptions and substantive consolidation issues — in all Florida bankruptcy courts. Steve Busey, who leads the practice, is ranked as an “Eminent Practitioner” in Bankruptcy Litigation by Chambers and Partners. He is the only lawyer in the state of Florida to receive that recognition.

The firm’s bankruptcy clients include debtors, creditors committees, secured and unsecured banks and other institutional lenders, commercial landlords and trustees, in all types of bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings.