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About Brian

Pragmatic bankruptcy and commercial litigation

Brian Sirower concentrates primarily on bankruptcy and commercial litigation. He represents:

  • Secured creditors
  • Lenders
  • Commercial debtors
  • Committees

Experience in Action

  • Has extensive experience representing creditors, debtors and committees in Arizona and throughout the United States.
  • Represents secured creditors in connection with income producing properties.
  • Represents secured creditors of asset-based lenders, commercial leasing and debtor in possession lending.
  • Represents committees on a large and small scale, on utility reorganizations and preference, and fraudulent conveyance defense.


  • Represented national and regional lenders and lessors with respect to a broad array of secured financing transactions and commercial leasing transactions.
  • Represented credit card companies in Chapter 11 proceedings and FTC enforcement actions, including airlines, cruise lines and retailers.
  • Represented creditor in connection with its acquisition of a water utility through a competing plan in Chapter 11 proceeding.
  • Represented equity security holders committee in the Chapter 11 cases of 12 related debtors that comprised the second largest independent computer leasing business in the U.S.
  • DIP lender in connection with Chapter 11 reorganization of a regional airline as a prelude to the acquisition of the debtor.
  • Has significant experience handling single-asset real estate limited partnerships in connection with reorganization and restructuring issues.
  • Counseled a public technology company in Denver in connection with its restructuring and sale.

Professional Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America® (2009–present: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Peer Review Rated

Professional & Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association, member
  • State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Section, member
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, member
  • Risk Management Association, Arizona chapter, board member
  • Turnaround Management Association, member

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