February 2, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 33

Jeffrey L. Tarkenton

Creditors, landlords, trustees and those with equity interests in commercial bankruptcy cases, fraudulent conveyance litigation and preference lawsuits rely on Jeff’s seasoned legal counsel. With more than 35 years of experience in bankruptcy cases, Jeff not only has the knowledge and background to deal with almost any issue that can arise in a commercial bankruptcy case, but he also has a long track record of achieving successful results for his clients.


Any result the lawyer or law firm may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

  • Represented numerous banks and other lenders with claims secured by commercial real property throughout the United States in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 proceedings.
  • Represented a telecommunications provider in acquiring fiber from Chapter 11 debtors and Chapter 7 trustees in bankruptcy cases filed in Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
  • Represented a top US bank in a number of commercial loan workouts, including the workout of a loan made to a large Washington, DC, real estate developer which was secured by a condominium project.
  • Represented one of the largest electric utility businesses in the US in a $500 million fraudulent conveyance lawsuit brought against it by a former subsidiary.
  • Represented the Greater Southeast Healthcare System Defined Contribution Pension Plan to enforce claims for unpaid contributions against Greater Southeast Hospital in Washington, DC.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Jeffrey L. Tarkenton