Jeffrey Rhodes focuses his practice on bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, and commercial litigation, representing a diverse clientele that includes creditors, creditors’ committees, trustees, creditors’ trusts, debtors, and bankruptcy asset purchasers. His practice includes out-of-court workouts and restructurings, as well as bankruptcies, insolvency proceedings, and complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts throughout the United States.
Jeffrey has represented clients in numerous bankruptcy cases and litigation proceedings involving a wide range of businesses and industries, including financial services, retail and distribution, telecommunications, intellectual property, energy, private equity, environmental/recycling, government contracting, construction, and commercial real estate. He has represented clients as lead trial counsel in connection with various bankruptcy litigation matters, including claims allowance, preference, fraudulent transfer, and other avoidance action litigation.
In addition to handling bankruptcy and litigation matters, Jeffrey also counsels clients in the areas of creditors’ rights, insolvency and litigation risk avoidance in connection with the negotiation of loan, real estate, asset purchase, and other commercial transactions, including the issuance of non-substantive consolidation and true sale opinions.
After graduating from law school, Jeffrey served as law clerk to the Honorable Duncan W. Keir, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Maryland.