Lippes Mathias Client TierPoint LLC Recovers $1.2M in Bankruptcy Case Victory

October 2, 2023 | Press Releases

Lippes Mathias is pleased to congratulate its client TierPoint LLC on their victory in a case where a customer filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy, leading TierPoint to believe, at one point, that they would not be able to recover any money. Instead, through close collaboration between Lippes Mathias partner Leigh A. Hoffman and TierPoint’s escalated client services team, the group has so far been able to recover $1.2 million.

Hoffman’s practice regularly involves commercial litigation and dispute resolution. She represents national lenders in matters involving complex consumer and commercial bankruptcies. She has also represented numerous bankruptcy trustees, creditor’s committees, and commercial clients in large liquidation cases dealing with preferences, fraudulent conveyances, and insider transfer recoveries. She serves as national counsel for an international auto-finance lender, coordinating all aspects of bankruptcy fraudulent conveyance litigation defense. She also assists in-house counsel in drafting RFPs, SLAs, and SOW for clients utilizing outside bankruptcy vendors. Hoffman provides counseling on consumer finance regulatory compliance to national lenders. She regularly addresses comprehensive federal and state regulatory compliance issues related to consumer leasing, consumer finance, automotive financing, collections, legal risk management, credit reporting, and governmental examinations. Her practice focuses on drafting personal property financing and leasing agreements and related program documents. She assists clients in developing consumer lending policies and consumer lending guidelines, and conducts in-house training tailored to those policies and best practices.

About Lippes Mathias LLP

Lippes Mathias is a full-service law firm with nearly 175 attorneys serving clients regionally, nationally, and internationally. With offices in Buffalo, Clarence, Albany, Long Island, New York, Rochester and Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; Greater Toronto Area; Chicago, Ill.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Cleveland, Ohio; San Antonio, Texas; Oklahoma City, Okla. and Washington, D.C., the firm represents publicly and privately-owned companies, private equity and venture capital firms, real estate developers, financial institutions, municipalities, governmental entities, and individuals.

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