About John

Strategic counsel to enforce creditor’s rights

With more than 20 years of experience as a commercial bankruptcy and litigation attorney, John Harris represents lenders, debtors and others across the United States in:

  • Commercial bankruptcy
  • Commercial litigation
  • Commercial workout and restructure matters

As a trusted business counselor and litigator, John collaborates with clients facing financially distressed situations to develop legal strategies that align with their long-term business objectives. John has been admitted to appear before bankruptcy, federal district and federal appeals courts throughout the United States.

Experience in Action

  • Representing commercial lenders and other parties in bankruptcy and in bankruptcy litigation.
  • Negotiating and documenting pre-bankruptcy loan forbearance and workout agreements.
  • Negotiating and/or litigating secured creditor rights after a bankruptcy is filed.
  • Negotiating, documenting and litigating post-petition debtor-in-possession financing agreements.

Professional Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2009–present: Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights/Insolvency; and Reorganization Law / Litigation – Bankruptcy)
  • Selected for inclusion in Southwest Super Lawyers® lists (2010–2014, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; 2015–2016, Bankruptcy: Business)

Professional & Civic Activities

  • State Bar of Arizona (Member)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (Member)

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