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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
  • Best Lawyers in America® (2009–present: Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights/Insolvency; Reorganization Law / Litigation – Bankruptcy)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers® (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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