Our Office

The Schwartzer & McPherson Law Firm focuses on bottom line results and seeks well-reasoned solutions to complex legal problems. Our attorneys pride themselves on their accessibility and their reputation for delivering timely, cost-effective legal advice. The firm handles the following types of cases:

Debtor Representation
S&M represents small, mid-size, and large businesses and contractors in a wide variety of industries.  The Firm provides advice and representation in connection with debt restructuring and loan modifications and Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy filings.  S&M also represents individuals in bankruptcy filings under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13.

Creditor Representation
S&M represents creditors in connection with their interests in bankruptcy matters filed under Chapter 7, 11, and 13 and in non-bankruptcy matters and litigation.

Creditors' Committees
S&M represents official and unofficial creditors' committees in mid-size and large Chapter 11 cases.  The Firm has provided advice to committees in a wide variety of industries including retail, hospitality, real estate, golf courses, gaming, and agriculture.

Trustee Representation
S&M represents trustees in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 cases.  In addition to such representation, Lenard E. Schwartzer has served as a Chapter 7 Trustee since 2004.

Asset Purchase
S&M represents persons and parties desiring to acquire assets from a bankruptcy estate. 

Bankruptcy Litigation
S&M represents both plaintiffs and defendants in bankruptcy related litigation, including, without limitation, claims for the nondischargeability of debt, denial of discharge, preferences, fraudulent transfers and fraud, and lien disputes. 

Receiverships
S&M represents receivers and other parties in receiverships. In addition to such representation, Lenard E. Schwartzer has often served as a receiver.

Civil and Commercial Litigation
S&M represents both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court in connection with civil and commercial litigation and collection matters.