Lucas F. Hammonds
Lucas F. Hammonds is an Associate in the Sills Cummis & Gross Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy Reorganization Practice Group. He represents creditors and creditors’ committees in large Chapter 11 cases and related proceedings. Mr. Hammonds has represented banks, investment funds, manufacturers, telecommunications providers, real estate developers and other entities as creditors in major Chapter 11 cases and parties in adversary proceedings and appeals, including actions to recover preferential and fraudulent transfers. He has additional experience working with liquidating trustees and Chapter 11 debtors. Representative matters include the representation of secured creditors in the Motor Coach Industries International, Inc., Erickson Retirement Communities, LLC and Raritan Hospitality cases, and the official committee of unsecured creditors in the Hudson Healthcare, Inc. case.
Before joining the Firm, Mr. Hammonds was an intern with the United States Department of Justice and the Honorable Barbara R. Kapnick of the New York State Supreme Court. Mr. Hammonds also served as an Alexander Fellow in the chambers of the Honorable Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr., then United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, and subsequently appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
He received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, in 2008 and his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with distinction, in 2005. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.
- Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Lucas F. Hammonds :
- Trademarks And Bankruptcy: Seventh Circuit Provides Lifeline For Trademark Licensees Confronting Licensor Bankruptcy (Posted On Mon, 2012-10-01 23:01)
- Strategies For Intellectual Property Licensees Who Depend Upon The Use Of Complementary Trademarks When A Licensor Files For Bankruptcy (Posted On Tue, 2011-12-13 15:00)