Marc Albert, Chair of the Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Group has concentrated over the past 35 years in the areas of financial restructuring, insolvency and creditors' rights. Marc has represented Debtors, Creditor Committees, Lenders and other Creditors. He has been appointed by the Department of Justice (Office of US Trustee) as Operating Trustee in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases. Marc has been on the Chapter 7 Trustee Panel in the District of Columbia for over 30 years.
Marc also serves as counsel in a variety of bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy matters, including representing numerous clients who have tax problems with the Internal Revenue Service or state tax authorities.
Prior to joining the firm, Marc was litigation counsel with the Tax Division of the Department of Justice. With three other attorneys, Marc and colleagues started a boutique bankruptcy law firm that grew to become one of the leading bankruptcy firms in Northern Virginia. Marc maintains an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Marc has served as creditor committee counsel in a large Ch. 11 technology case involving in excess of eight million dollars in assets resulting from a sale of intellectual property to a NASDAQ company. Marc has overseen the litigation with a secured creditor and spearheaded a joint plan of reorganization.Marc's bankruptcy experience enabled him to participate in USAID and ABI projects in Egypt and Albania and teach a course in bankruptcy to the local bar, judges and law students in Albania. Marc also worked with the Egyptian Stock Exchange in assisting in developing protections for investors in stockbroker liquidations. Marc has also assisted with a United Nations project on review of Vietnamese bankruptcy law. Marc for several years has been a featured speaker at the National Association of Home Builders.
Marc has served as operating trustee in a number of multifamily real estate projects.
Marc routinely speaks at continuing legal education programs, including programs in Arlington and Fairfax, Virginia and the District of Columbia. He was a speaker at the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees 2014 Spring Seminar. For the last several years, Marc has routinely lead the CLE program for the National Business Institute's seminar on bankruptcies and foreclosures. Marc has also participated as an appellate judge in the American Bar Association's nationwide moot court competition.