Bankruptcy and Collections


Louisiana Bankruptcy, Collections and Workouts

Cook Yancey represents business and banking clients on a wide range of debtor-creditor issues. Our lawyers are experienced in litigating contested chapter 11 confirmation proceedings, lender liability claims, preferences, fraudulent transfers, non-dischargeability actions, subordination, adequate protection, priority claims, debtor-in-possession financing issues, valuation issues, automatic stay and injunctions, and other adversary proceedings before bankruptcy, state, and federal courts.

  • Commercial loan workouts
  • Enforcement of personal guaranties
  • Priority disputes with competing lenders, judgment holders, subordinated creditors, or trustees
  • Foreclosure of your security interest or mortgage, including commercially reasonable disposition of the collateral and liquidation problems
  • Assessment of your collateral position and your rights under cross-default clauses
  • Fraud by the borrower or a co-debtor
  • Enforcement rights under pledges of securities or other assets, including the right of setoff
  • Borrower counterclaims under lender liability theories

Our attorneys integrate our firm’s experience with bankruptcy, business litigation, business organizations, banking regulation, and civil trial practice to provide seamless client service on the entire range of debtor-creditor problems.

For additional information about our ability to represent you effectively in any commercial collection or bankruptcy problem, contact an experienced creditors’ rights attorney at Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway in Shreveport.

Bankruptcy and Collections Attorneys
Bernard S. Johnson
W. Lake Hearne