Represented the receiver and later Chapter 11 trustee and plan trustee in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of International Management Associates LLC and its affiliated debtors. Assisted the trustee with investigation of a Ponzi scheme with losses of more than $70 million. Obtained confirmation of the plan of liquidation resulting in appointment of the client as plan trustee. After evidentiary hearing, obtained an order resulting in substantive consolidation of debtors over objection of an investor, which order was affirmed after appeal by the investor. Obtained a determination that the investment funds had been operated as a Ponzi scheme, which determination was upheld on appeal. Obtained successful judgments after bench trials in more than a dozen claw-back lawsuits against recipients of fraudulent transfers. In re International Management Associates, LLC, Case No. 06-62966 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. filed March 16, 2006).

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