Chapman’s firmwide focus on finance and extensive breadth and depth of experience on behalf of banks, investment banks, and financial advisory and valuation firms, as well as other bankruptcy and restructuring professionals, have positioned our firm to provide clients with uniquely comprehensive advice pertaining to virtually any size or type of engagement, bankruptcy retention, conflict, or fee application issue.
When a financial advisor or investment banker is retained, we provide comprehensive support in reviewing and negotiating engagement letters and agreements.
In the event of a bankruptcy proceeding, our attorneys assist in filing motions for court approval and, when necessary, draft conflict affidavits and negotiate and resolve any potential retention objections.
To ensure our clients’ fees are approved and paid, we assist with the drafting, reviewing, and filing of fee applications and help resolve any fee issues that may arise.
- Represented a major investment banking and financial advisory firm in connection with the negotiation and drafting of complex engagement letters and agreements.
- Assisted in the retention of a financial advisor in the Energy Future Holdings Corp. bankruptcy case and subsequent filing of the retention application, resolving issues with U.S. trustee and preparing monthly and interim fee applications.
- Represented an investment banking firm in connection with its fee application and the defense of objections to the payment of the transaction fee, including the preparation of responsive pleadings and resolution of all issues with objecting parties.