Mr. Cox has extensive experience in federal court litigation and bankruptcy court cases, representing creditors, debtors, asset buyers, landlords, business owners/insiders/spouses, litigation parties, and others affected by insolvency, financial distress, bankruptcy, and related federal court litigation.
Mr. Cox has been regularly retained by creditors to protect their rights under the Uniform Commercial Code, recover valuable assets for creditors under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act, and protect the rights of spouses and other family member transferees of assets from distressed companies and their owners. He is regularly retained as an expert in complex lease rejection/assumption procedures arising in very large national retailer bankruptcies (including representation of 21 landlords of locations in 10 States in the Kmart bankruptcy, as well as representation of landlords in the Movie Gallery, Best Products, American Apparel, and many other national cases.
Mr. Cox is also retained regularly as an expert witness in legal malpractice cases, primarily on behalf of attorney Defendants, when the underlying malpractice claims relate to other attorneys' handling of bankruptcy cases or other debtor-creditor matters. Mr. Cox also represents healthy operating businesses in the monitoring of bankruptcy filings by their competitors.
He also is a member of the board of directors of the Federal Bar Association-Oregon Chapter, the Executive Committee for the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section, and the author of many articles on federal court litigation strategy and jurisdiction.