Erich N. Durlacher (Atlanta, Georgia)
Erich N. Durlacher (Atlanta, Georgia)

Erich N. Durlacher

Licensed for 18 years

Practice Area: Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy, Workouts & Restructurings, Debtor in Possession Financing 7 more areas of practice + 7 more

Awards
AV Preeminent

Erich N. Durlacher

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving Atlanta, GA view address

Partner at firm Burr & Forman LLP

Serving Atlanta, GA view address

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Awards AV Preeminent

About Erich N. Durlacher

Erich is a Partner in the firm's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group, while also serving as the Managing Partner of the Atlanta Office. He assists companies, banks and other financial institutions in the resolution of complex commercial issues, the restructuring of performing and distressed credit facilities and swap agreements, and the maximization of debt and collateral recovery.

Erich has extensive experience in the representation of companies, secured lenders and other financial institutions in debt restructurings, workouts and forbearance agreements; the negotiation and closing of commercial loans; the prosecution of receivership and other judicial actions to protect, preserve, and recover co...

Read more

Erich is a Partner in the firm's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group, while also serving as the Managing Partner of the Atlanta Office. He assists companies, banks and other financial institutions in the resolution of complex commercial issues, the restructuring of performing and distressed credit facilities and swap agreements, and the maximization of debt and collateral recovery.

Erich has extensive experience in the representation of companies, secured lenders and other financial institutions in debt restructurings, workouts and forbearance agreements; the negotiation and closing of commercial loans; the prosecution of receivership and other judicial actions to protect, preserve, and recover collateral; and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

Erich also routinely represents the purchasers of assets in Chapter 11 case in all phases of the transaction from the securing of stalking horse bid protections to the negotiation and closing of the asset sale transaction.

Honors & Awards

Chambers USA, Leading Practitioner in Bankruptcy/Restructuring (2009-2016)
Atlanta Magazine's Georgia Rising Stars (2009-2011)
•Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Rated Attorney
Georgia Trend Magazine's Legal Elite (2012)
Georgia Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2014-2016)
Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2005, 2009-2011)
•Benchmark Litigation Future Star (2016-2017)
•Who's Who in Law & Accounting List by the Atlanta Business Chronicle (2016)

Publications

•Burr Alert: Dead Letter Office: The Final Repose of the Georgia Confirmation Statute?

Read less

Read more Read less

Areas of Law

  • Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy
  • Workouts & Restructurings
  • Debtor in Possession Financing
  • Section 363 Sales
  • Avoidance Actions
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Lender Liability
  • Receiverships
  • Commercial & Corporate Finance
  • Special Assets

Client Reviews

This lawyer does not have any reviews.

Write a Review

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 13 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 05/04/12 in Bankruptcy

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/02/12 in Bankruptcy Chapter 11

    He is an excellent bankruptcy lawyer. Read more

    He is an excellent bankruptcy lawyer.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/29/12 in Bankruptcy Chapter 11

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • 5.0/5.0 by a Marketing Partner on 04/21/12 in Bankruptcy

    fine lawyer

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/21/12 in Bankruptcy

    An ethical, bright lawyer with good business sense. Read more

    An ethical, bright lawyer with good business sense.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/21/12 in Creditors Rights

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/16/12 in Bankruptcy

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/16/12 in Creditors Rights

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/13/12 in Bankruptcy

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/13/12 in Bankruptcy

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

See All 13 Reviews See All 13 Reviews »


*Individual reviews provided before 2009 are not displayed

Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1998, Louisiana
      1999, Georgia
      U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
      U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
      U.S. District Court - Middle District of Georgia
      U.S. District Court - Northern District of Georgia
      U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Middle District of Georgia
      U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Northern District of Georgia
      U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Eastern District of Louisiana
      U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Middle District of Louisiana
      U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Western District of Louisiana
      U.S. District Court - Middle District of Louisiana
      U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Louisiana
      U.S. District Court - Western District of Louisiana
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      Tulane University Law School
      Class of 1998
      J.D.
      cum laude
      University Attended
      Hampden-Sydney College
      Class of 1993
      B.A.
      Birth Information
      Born in 1971
      Pompton Plains, New Jersey, June 7, 1971
      Associations & Memberships

      Professional Associations

      •American Bankruptcy Institute
      •Turnaround Management Association
      •Commercial Finance Association
      •State Bar of Georgia
      •State Bar of Louisiana
      •American Bar Association

      Representative Cases
      Experience: Lead counsel in the successful reorganization of the nation's largest chain of Christian bookstores, with over 260 retail locations and annual revenues in excess of $200 million.
      Represented the 363 stalking horse bidder and purchaser in the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of an international manufacturer of high quality fasteners and tack buttons.
      Represented secured lender in participation negotiations and workout involving over $5M of debt secured by residential townhome units and raw land.
      Represented secured lender with a claim in excess of $10M in a Chapter 7 case involving a Ponzi scheme with over $100M of alleged fraud claims.
      Represented secured lender in loan workout and Chapter 11 bankruptcy case involving three loans in excess of $19M, which are secured by assisted living facilities in the Southeast.
      Represented secured lender in loan workout and civil RICO litigation involving real estate loans in excess of $15M to an operator of truck plazas and service stations in south Georgia.
      Represented secured lender in loan workout and restructuring of credit facilities in excess of $35M to a Southeastern multifamily and residential subdivision developer and property manager.
      Represented secured lender in the loan workout, restructuring, and subsequent litigation involving in excess of $29M in related real estate loans to a Southeastern residential subdivision developer.
      Represented secured lender in the loan workout and restructuring of approximately $40M in related real estate loans to a Southeastern residential subdivision developer.
      Represented secured lender in loan workout, restructuring, and subsequent Chapter 11 case involving three loans in excess of $19M secured by assisted living facilities in the Southeast.
      Represented secured creditor in a Chapter 11 case involving loans in excess of $12M to a Southeastern residential subdivision and townhome developer.
      Represented secured creditor in a Chapter 7 case involving the recovery and subsequent sale and disposition of helicopter collateral worth approximately $1.5M.
      Represented the 363 sale purchaser in the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of a manufacturer of file folders, envelope, and related paper products.
      Represented secured creditor in loan workout and subsequent liquidation of a specialty construction business with loans in excess of $10M.
      Represented the secured lender in the successful reorganization of Chapter 11 case of an OEM automotive supplier.
      Represented lead bank in the workout, restructuring, and subsequent litigation involving loan participations exceeding $50M to regional community banks.
      Represented secured lender in the loan workout and restructuring of loans in excess of $15M to the manufacturer of luxury yachts.
      Represented the secured lender in the foreclosure and subsequent litigation of multi-million dollar loans to a transportation logistics company.
      Represented secured lender in a lien priority dispute with a general contractor involving a loan in excess of $20M.
      Representation of national and regional banks in multiple foreclosures sales, confirmation actions, and receivership actions.
      Represented secured lender in a loan workout and collateral disposition involving over $5M of debt secured by the leasing portfolio assets of a distressed finance company.