William (Bill) P. Smith provides legal counsel on resolution of troubled financing transactions. Bill’s experience is particularly extensive in remediation of capital obligations of health care obligors and of municipal and tax-exempt finance.
Represented clients in multiple engagements in Chapter 9 cases of Detroit, Jefferson County, San Bernardino, Stockton and Vallejo; pending engagements in Atlantic City and Puerto Rico
Served as counsel to borrower, bondholder, bond insurer, debtor or trustee in hospital system workouts or Chapter 11 cases in Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Carolina
Served as counsel to borrower, bondholder, bond insurer, debtor or trustee in long-term care or congregate community retirement center workouts or Chapter 11 cases in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Oregon, Texas, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin
US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (trial bar)
US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (trial bar)
US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (trial bar)
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