Scott D. Talmadge is a Partner in the Bankruptcy & Restructuring Department. He has practiced in the areas of bankruptcy, finance and commercial litigation for more than 20 years.
Scott focuses on creditors’ rights, commercial litigation and secured and unsecured lending transactions, with particular emphasis on restructuring and bankruptcy issues. He has represented creditors in both state and federal court proceedings, including actions to collect outstanding debt, enforce and foreclose upon collateral, and to seize collateral at the outset of a proceeding. Scott has represented syndicate agents, ad hoc lender groups and individual lenders in secured and unsecured transactions, participants in leveraged lease structures, commercial landlords, official creditors’ committees and Chapter 7 trustees.
Scott has been involved in matters encompassing a broad range of industries including aviation, energy, insurance, various manufacturers, media companies, national retailers, apparel companies, motion picture theatre chains, telecom companies, cable companies and commercial real property. Representative clients include Bank of America, N.A., Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and JP Morgan Chase Bank. Recent representations include the representation of Bank of America, N.A. in connection with its extensions of credit to Extended Stay Hotels and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in the Natural Products Group bankruptcy proceeding.
Scott also has been involved in a number of cross-border insolvencies, with foreign proceedings pending in Canada, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Bermuda and Italy.