News: Press Release

Brian McLaughlin Joins Offit Kurman in Wilmington

For Immediate Release

Wilmington, DE| July 7, 2020

Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that Brian McLaughlin has joined the firm’s offices in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. McLaughlin will serve as a principal-level attorney with the firm’s Real Estate Law and Transactions group and Creditors Rights, Reorganization and Bankruptcy group.

Mr. McLaughlin concentrates his practice on Commercial Transactions, Real Estate, Bankruptcy, and Creditor Rights. He is a certified mediator of the Delaware Superior Court, a member of the panel of mediators serving the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and a certified commercial law arbitrator.

Mr. McLaughlin works with clients in structuring and negotiating commercial real estate and business transactions. His work includes counseling clients in their review and negotiation of office, shopping center and warehouse leases; and, he frequently counsels clients regarding zoning and land use issues. He has extensive experience in commercial lending, work-out and debt restructuring, having represented national and local lenders as well as borrowers for over thirty years. His work-out and litigation experience provides additional insight in developing successful strategies in drafting transactional documents.

He represents secured and unsecured creditors, including landlords, trade creditors and utility services providers in middle market and mega Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. He has served as counsel to liquidating trustees in pursuing adversary actions and also regularly represents clients defending preference litigation. In his civil litigation practice, Mr. McLaughlin represents clients in all aspects of business litigation, including general contract disputes, creditor rights, asset recovery, mortgage foreclosures and landlord-tenant disputes. His role as a mediator adds a unique perspective in resolving disputes without the additional expense of litigation.

He graduated from the University of Delaware (B.A. in Political Science) and the University of Dayton (J.D.). He is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, and the U.S. Supreme Court of the State of Delaware.

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