Anthony J. Dutra
As a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice, Anthony focuses on bankruptcy, business reorganizations, workouts, and commercial litigation. His insolvency and bankruptcy practice involves the representation of debtors, creditors—individually and as counsel to the creditors’ committee, and entities seeking to purchase assets from distressed companies. He has defended and prosecuted adversary proceedings, including preference actions. His commercial litigation experience includes the successful trial and arbitration of complex commercial, securities, employment, and intellectual property disputes.
Areas of Focus
Admissions and Courts
Representing the owner-operator of continuing care retirement communities in Northern California in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case pending in the Northern District of California.
The successful Chapter 11 reorganization of the operator of more than 70 summer camps across three states, in which the creditors' claims were all satisfied in full.
The successful Chapter 11 reorganization of a specialty medical supply distributor, in which the creditors' claims were all satisfied in full.
Representing a medical care consultancy firm in the successful resolution of a preference action.
Representing a public-entity health plan provider in the successful resolution of an adversary proceeding in which the debtor sought recovery of more than $25 million in damages.
Distressed Asset Purchasers
Representing an alliance of three Federally Qualified Health Centers in the purchase of substantially all of the assets of another Federally Qualified Health Center in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Representing a winery in the purchase of real property assets of another winery in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Representing a food and beverage manufacturer and distributor in an international arbitration against one of its licensees.
Defending a senior living management company in a dispute with investors, obtaining a complete dismissal of the plaintiffs' claims with prejudice.
Representing a construction contractor limited partnership in a multimillion dollar dispute with one of its limited partners.
Representing an executive in a dispute with his former employer over unpaid compensation, successfully negotiating a multimillion-dollar settlement on behalf of the client.