Collections & Creditors' Rights
London & London's Creditors' Rights practice is supported by experienced attorneys, each of whom has an extensive professional background in preserving and protecting creditors’ claims. The firm continuously tracks legislative and regulatory developments and maintains the highest levels of compliance with applicable regulatory regimes at the federal, state and local levels. The group is supported by well-trained paralegals, legal assistants, and account resolution specialists, as well as a sophisticated data base that facilitates tracking of claims and payments. The firm is able to provide its commercial and retail creditor clients with accurate, up-to-date information regarding the status of claims, payments, and litigation. In depth, In-house training of all staff is undertaken on a regular basis to ensure compliance with all applicable banking and consumer protection laws.
London & London is a member of the National Attorney Network (NAN), the American Alliance of Creditor Attorneys (AACA), the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA), the Commercial Law League, and the Attorney Forwarders Network. The firm has electronic data interface (EDI) capability, which enables it to transmit case documentation electronically to its creditor clients. The firm is also listed with the General Bar, the International Law List, the Wright Holmes List and the American Lawyers Quarterly.
The attorneys in London & London's Commercial Litigation practice group provide litigation support to the firm's Creditors' Rights, Business and Corporate Law, and Real Estate/ Finance practice areas.
The firm represents area businesses and health care providers in commercial disputes, including claims arising from contracts for the supply of materials or the provision of services. The firm also represents a number of institutional lenders and businesses in matters related to loans and other credit arrangements, such as payments due on notes, delinquent accounts, priority disputes among lenders, and creditors' rights, including:
- Work-out proceedings
- Involuntary Bankruptcy petitions
- Fraudulent conveyance actions
- Mechanic's Liens and payment/performance bond enforcement
- Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Compliance issues
- E-Commerce and electronic signature issues
London & London represents clients both in state and federal court at the trial and appellate levels. The firm also advocates clients' interests in administrative proceedings at the state and federal level.
The firm is a member of the Commercial Law League and participates in the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of the American and Connecticut Bar Associations, The firm is also a member of the Newington Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Connecticut Business and Industry Association.
London & London represents creditors in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings. Our clients represent a broad cross-section of the lending community, ranging from local banks to national lending institutions. Some of the services offered by the firm's bankruptcy group include:
- Representation of creditors at 341 hearings
- Conducting 2004 examinations
- Contesting the nondischargeability of debt by preparing and filing adversary complaints
- Representing creditors' interests in Chapter 11 reorganizations and Chapter 13 plans
- Obtaining relief from stay to preserve creditors' interest in collateral
London & London's attorneys are experienced in all aspects of the foreclosure process in Connecticut. The firm's real estate attorneys work in tandem with the Collections and Creditors' Rights practice group in an effort to help creditors realize payment on judgment liens and preserve and defend real estate collateral in secured transactions. The firm also represents condominium associations in the foreclosure of condominium liens, and has served as counsel to a number of municipalities in the State of Connecticut in the foreclosure of tax and other municipal liens.