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Timothy P. Palmer

T:412 562 8413  |   F:412 562 1041 Pittsburgh
T:716 853 2330  |   F:716 854 4227 Western New York
Timothy P. Palmer concentrates his practice on creditors' rights, bankruptcy and insolvency issues. He represents a variety of clients, including commercial lenders, debtors-in-possession and committees of unsecured creditors.

Timothy's client representation includes a national commercial lender in state court workouts, as well as regional bankruptcy counsel to one of the nation's largest equipment financing companies. Timothy's litigation experience includes representing a real estate mortgage investment conduit in a multimillion-dollar mortgage fraud case and defending a national lender in a multimillion-dollar fraudulent conveyance adversary proceeding involving a failed leveraged buy-out.

Timothy's experience includes:

  • Represented secured and unsecured creditors in all types of Chapter 11, Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings.
  • Represented secured lenders in state court workouts and collection matters involving commercial foreclosures, replevins, property seizures and garnishments.
  • Participated in hearings before state courts and federal courts for a wide variety of lender clients.
  • Negotiated and drafting forbearance agreements, loan modifications and credit agreement amendments for lender clients.

Prior to joining Buchanan, Timothy was with the Pittsburgh office of another large national law firm. While in their Litigation Group, he focused on bankruptcy, securities, antitrust and general commercial litigation, including insurance coverage and asbestos defense. His corporate experience included asset, stock, merger and real estate finance transactions.