Included among Mr. Menton’s matters are counseling and representing:
A trustee of a family trust in a matter involving $160 million of secured debt against a franchisor of quick service restaurant brands. Favorable settlement achieved by the strategic use of litigation to implement a sale of the business and restructuring of the capital structure of the company.
A trustee of a family trust in litigation over $45 million of debt owed by borrower that owned rights at a major private airport, resulting in additional collateral from related companies and guaranties, entry of stipulated judgment and receipt by the trust of proceeds from the sale of airport assets.
An investment company and foundation as creditors and defendants in a lawsuit filed by Chapter 11 debtor to re-characterize clients’ claims as equity. Litigation settled for no re-characterization of their claims and dismissal of the lawsuit.
A liquidating trust in obtaining a substantial judgment after trial against former officers and directors of Chapter 11 debtors in a lawsuit based on fraudulent transfer law.
A bankruptcy trustee in obtaining a substantial settlement of lawsuits against former directors and officers of a Chapter 7 debtor and an insurer on director and officer liability policy.
A former director of Chapter 11 debtors in director and officer-related litigation. Litigation settled for no payment by former director and dismissal of lawsuit with prejudice.
A liquidating trustee in objections to $200 million in claims against foreign entities based on international trade documents.
Insurance companies in prevailing on summary judgment in litigation over deficiency claims against borrower and guarantor following foreclosure on real property.
Insurance companies in obtaining an injunction against transfer of assets in a case involving alleged fraudulent scheme of an individual to shield assets from creditors.
A lender in defending against fraud and other claims involving a real estate development project and obtaining settlement of a lawsuit for a minimal amount.
A lender in obtaining an $8 million attachment against a corporation based on fraudulent transfer law.
Shareholders and related entities in obtaining settlement of disputes in arbitration proceedings with former shareholder.