Business restructuring services

Company restructuring

Expertise

Confronting and solving financial distress in your business is a formidable challenge that requires experience, creativity and insight. Whether negotiating a new loan or forbearance terms, dealing with concerned suppliers, satisfying customers, engaging in a distressed sale process, or – if need be – pursuing a chapter 11 or other restructuring process, McDonald Hopkins can work with you and your other advisors to guide you through the process. We provide practical business-based advice focused on achieving the optimum outcome even in dire circumstances. Our attorneys have built a strong reputation as the legal advisors of choice for businesses facing difficult financial decisions in numerous industries. We know that your business is unique, and with our many full-time restructuring professionals and access to the full range of specialists at our firm, we bring the resources necessary to provide you with cost-effective advice and solutions.

Attorneys

Attorneys

Sean D. Malloy profile image

Sean D. Malloy

Shawn M. Riley profile image

Shawn M. Riley

Scott N. Opincar profile image

Scott N. Opincar

Micah E. Marcus profile image

Micah E. Marcus

Michael J. Kaczka profile image

Michael J. Kaczka

Rion M. Vaughan profile image

Rion M. Vaughan

Stephen M. Gross profile image

Stephen M. Gross

Jayson B. Ruff profile image

Jayson B. Ruff

David A. Agay profile image

David A. Agay

Joshua Gadharf profile image

Joshua Gadharf

Maria G. Carr profile image

Maria G. Carr

Representative Matters
McDonald Hopkins has served as primary restructuring counsel for more than 100 companies over the past 20 years. Listed below is a small sample of representative engagements.
  • QSL of Medina, et al. – represented franchisor Quaker Steak and Lube in its chapter 11 reorganization (Bankr. N.D. Ohio)
  • Timothy Place, NFP - represented continuing care retirement community in successful pre-arranged chapter 11 restructuring involving more than $145 million in secured bond debt. (Bankr. N.D. Ill)
  • Lee Steel – represented multi-location steel service center in successful going concern sale and confirmation of chapter 11 plan. (Bankr. E.D. Mich)
  • Forum Health – represented multi-hospital system with more than $100 million in secured debt in going concern sale and confirmed plan (Bankr. N.D. Ohio)
  • The Antioch Company, LLC – represented direct sale and scrapbooking company in chapter 11 reorganization. (Bankr. D. Minn) 
  • Community Hospitals – represented community hospitals in Ohio, West Virginia, and Texas in out of court restrucutirngs.
  • Duke and King Acquisition Corp. – represented franchisee of 92 Burger King® restaurants in a successful 363 asset sale and bankruptcy plan of liquidation. (Bankr. D. Minn.) 
  • Kazi Foods – represented franchisee of 140 KFC restaurants in chapter 11 case resulting in successful going concern sale. (Bankr. E.D. Mich)
  • Willard Rental Properties, LLP – represented a family-owned property management and home improvement company with 1,100 rental units in Northern Ohio in the successful chapter 11 reorganization of their businesses. (Bankr. N.D. Ohio) 
  • Republic Engineered Products, LLC – represented specialty steel bar manufacturer in chapter 11 resulting in a going concern sale valued at more than $300 million (Bankr. N.D. Ohio)
  • LTV Railroads – represented the railroad subsidiaries of LTV Steel in an out of court workout that successfully avoided bankruptcy.
  • BPI Energy, Inc. – represented a producer of coal-bed methane gas in chapter 11 bankruptcy, including the sale of assets and confirmation of a plan of liquidation. (Bankr. N.D. Ohio) 
  • CCI of West Palm, Inc. – represented multiple New York and Florida franchisees of TGI Friday’s® casual dining restaurant operations in chapter 11 bankruptcy. (Bankr. S.D. Fla.) 
  • Union Stamping & Assembly, LLC – represented a West Virginia-based Tier I automotive parts manufacturer in a 363 asset sale and subsequent winddown of its business in chapter 11 bankruptcy. (Bankr. S.D. W.Va.) 
  • GETRAG Transmission Manufacturing, LLC – represented automotive supplier with more than $600 million in debt in chapter 11 case (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
  • RMA Management Services – represented accounts receivable management company with $175 million annual revenue in chapter 11 restructuring (Bankr. N.D. Ohio)
  • Hawaii Medical Center, LLC – represented Hawaiian hospital in chapter 11 restructuring (Bankr. D. Hawaii)
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