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Bankruptcy and insolvency matters in the health care industry present unique business and legal issues. We represent hospitals and health care facility operators; lenders and lessors of hospitals, senior living facilities, and similar facilities; parties to contracts with such entities; investors acquiring such facilities; and other parties that are affected by insolvencies and bankruptcies in the health care industry. We also represent creditors and other parties in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device bankruptcies and insolvencies. Where appropriate, we are able to call upon our colleagues in the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical practice groups for assistance, including deep regulatory experience.

Experience Highlights

  • Downey Regional Medical Center-Hospital Inc. in its restructuring under Chapter 11 in the Central District of California.
  • Owner of seven long-term acute care facilities in LifeCare’s bankruptcy case.
  • Senior Secured Lender in bankruptcy of Pacifica Hospital of the Valley in the Central District of California.
  • Lessor and Senior Secured Lender in bankruptcy of several long-term acute care (LTAC) hospitals and in related litigation.
  • Major Secured Lender in the Doctors Community Healthcare Corporation Chapter 11 case.
  • Westchester County, New York in the restructuring of a $90-million credit facility involving the Westchester County Medical Center.
  • Major University in connection with the receivership and bankruptcy of a hospital.
  • Lessor of continuing-care facilities in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in Northern California and Florida.
  • Hospital Company in a dispute in the Lehman Brothers Chapter 11 cases.