January 30, 2023

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January 30, 2023

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What's New in Special Assets [Webinar]

In this webinar, Ward and Smith Creditors' Rights attorneys focused on three main areas, including new receivership laws, SUB-V11 bankruptcies, and the unique issues involved in foreclosure and auction hybrids. 

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About this Author

Paul Fanning, Bankruptcy Law, Ward and Smith Law FIrm

Paul leads the Creditors' Rights practice and is certified by the American Board of Certification and the North Carolina State Bar as a Board Certified Specialist in Business and Consumer Bankruptcy Law.  His practice experience encompasses bankruptcy, collections, creditors' rights, and lender liability.  He concentrates his practice in the representation of creditors in complex bankruptcy cases and state court litigation, including workouts, collection reorganizations, and contested matters.  

Norman Leonard, Intellectual Property, Creditors Rights, Ward and Smith Law Firm

Norman's practice encompasses a broad range of creditors' rights and intellectual property matters.  His creditors' rights practice includes the representation of lenders, trade creditors, community associations, and other creditors in collections, foreclosures, bankruptcies, and other proceedings.  Norman's intellectual property practice involves assisting businesses and individuals with identifying, enforcing, and protecting their intellectual property rights.  His work also involves drafting a wide variety of contract, loan, and settlement documents.  Prior to attending law school and ...

Tyler Russell, Bankruptcy Attorney, Creditors Rights, Raleigh, North Carolina, Ward and Smith Law Firm
Business and Creditor's Rights Attorney

Tyler's creditors' rights practice encompasses bankruptcy, collections, and lender liability issues.  He concentrates his practice on the representation of creditors in bankruptcy cases and state court litigation, including workouts, reorganizations, Uniform Commercial Code security agreement enforcement, collections cases, and other contested matters.  Tyler has represented national and community lenders, trade creditors, equipment manufacturers, agricultural companies, community associations, contractors, and leasing companies in various reorganization and litigation proceedings. His...

Thomas Wolff, Bankruptcy Lawyer, Ward and Smith Law Firm

Thomas regularly handles matters concerning complex bankruptcy cases as well as state and federal court litigation.  Additionally, he has experience overseeing cases throughout the appellate process, including filings with North Carolina Supreme Court and 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. 


  • J.D., North Carolina Central University School of Law, 2017. Valedictorian, Articles and Publications Editor, North Carolina Central University Law Review.
  • Paralegal Certification,...
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