Meet Sam, co-chair of Bernstein Shur’s Business Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Group.
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Portland, ME 04104-5029
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Business Restructuring & Insolvency
- The Best Lawyers in America® for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy – 2010-2022
- Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law – 2017, 2022
- Chambers USA – Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions: Bankruptcy – 2022
- New England Super Lawyers 2012–2014
A trusted counselor with extensive bankruptcy experience.
Sam Anderson is a shareholder and co-chair of the firm’s Business Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Group. Sam’s practice focuses primarily on representing debtors in Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings. Sam’s practice has focused most recently on representing real estate holding companies in chapter 11, including debtors in single asset real estate cases, and representing companies in the hospitality industry through reorganizations and asset sales. Additionally, Sam has considerable recent experience working on individual Chapter 11 reorganizations. He has extensive experience representing creditors in Chapter 11 proceedings, including representing landlords as creditors in these proceedings.
Sam has a wide range of experience in representing clients in pre-bankruptcy and bankruptcy related matters, including representing clients in valuation disputes, preference litigation, fraudulent transfer litigation, stay relief, assets sales under the Bankruptcy Code, plan confirmation and other matters arising under bankruptcy law.
He also has experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in commercial litigation in both state and federal courts.
JD, Rutgers University School of Law-Camden, 2000, with honors
BA, University of New Hampshire, 1993, cum laude
Admitted to practice
States of ME and New Jersey
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District of ME
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Maine State Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute