Scott Greenberg, Shareholder

Biography

Scott Greenberg is an attorney and shareholder with Sandberg Phoenix. His primary focus is debtor/creditor relations, bankruptcy and reorganization, banking, mortgage servicing and title insurance, as well as general corporate and real estate matters.

Former chair of the firm’s Strategic Plan Committee, Scott currently serves as a member of the Compensation Committee and is the former Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono program, which assists indigent clients and charitable organizations with free legal service.

Prior to joining Sandberg Phoenix, Scott was formerly a partner and founding member of Davis, Davis, Kasnetz & Greenberg.

Scott’s hobbies include cars, fly fishing and guitar playing. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and playing lead guitar in his rock band, “Iron Hip and the Pallbearers”.

EXPERIENCE

Representing Banks, Servicers and Lenders

Practicing law for more than thirty years, Scott has a proven track record representing community, regional and national banks, as well as mortgage servicers and lenders. His expertise is concentrated in matters of lending, enforcing creditors’ rights, Bankruptcy Court and related proceedings.

Recently, he successfully represented a locally owned St. Louis bank in a complex restructuring of a borrower’s debt, which included the negotiation and drafting of an intercreditor agreement with another bank that had competing interests.

Scott has served as counsel to numerous creditors’ committees, including Superior Insulating Tape Company, Juvenile Shoe Corporation, Kawin Chotin Jewelers, Sky Top Sunroofs, St. Louis Leasing, and others. In St. Louis Leasing he served as lead counsel to a committee of secured investors comprising over $50 Million in secured claims and guided the group to a successful conclusion in a complex Chapter 11 reorganization case.

Corporate and Real Estate

Assists clients with a variety of contractual matters, including asset purchase agreements, stock agreements, licensing agreements and non-competes, as well as a variety of real estate related matters and closings, including a recent $20 Million sale of an apartment complex.  He has also successfully litigated or negotiated a host of title insurance claims and related matters.

Background

Scott has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America from 2013 – 2017 and earned distinction as one of St. Louis’ Top Rated Lawyers of 2014, as presented by Legal Leaders. Selected from more than 400 attorneys nationwide, he was named Citi Residential Lending’s 2007 “Attorney of the Year,” and was named a Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer in the area of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights in 2006. Scott is the recipient of the 2009 Fidelity National Information Services Company Summit Award, and also the Performance Excellence Award for 2008 and 2010.

Professional Activities

Scott is a member of the Missouri Bar Association and Kansas Bar Association.

He is the former Chair for the Pro Bono program at the firm, assisting indigent clients and charitable organizations with free legal service. He also serves as a member of the firm’s Compensation Committee.

Education

Juris Doctor, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1983.

B.S.B.A. University of Missouri-Columbia, 1980.

Successes

Rouse v. Beneficial – Result was a summary judgment on behalf of a mortgage lender that was sued by a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee alleging the lender’s deed of trust was invalid and constituted a preferential transfer.  Scott was able to distinguish “controlling” Eighth Circuit law to win the case.

Omniplex Communications – Scott successfully guided this company through Chapter 11 as counsel for the Debtor.  The case resulted in both a successful Section 363 sale of assets (over vigorous objection) and a confirmed Chapter 11 Plan.  Scott also has several other confirmed Chapter 11 Plans, and is one of the few practitioners in Missouri with a confirmed Chapter 9 Plan.

Bi-State Medical – Successfully represented a purchaser in a contested Section 363 sale of substantially all the assets of the company.

BIOGRAPHY

Scott Greenberg is an attorney and shareholder with Sandberg Phoenix. His primary focus is debtor/creditor relations, bankruptcy and reorganization, banking, mortgage servicing and title insurance, as well as general corporate and real estate matters.

Former chair of the firm’s Strategic Plan Committee, Scott currently serves as a member of the Compensation Committee and is the former Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono program, which assists indigent clients and charitable organizations with free legal service.

Prior to joining Sandberg Phoenix, Scott was formerly a partner and founding member of Davis, Davis, Kasnetz & Greenberg.

Scott’s hobbies include cars, fly fishing and guitar playing. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and playing lead guitar in his rock band, “Iron Hip and the Pallbearers”.

EXPERIENCE

Representing Banks, Servicers and Lenders

Practicing law for more than thirty years, Scott has a proven track record representing community, regional and national banks, as well as mortgage servicers and lenders. His expertise is concentrated in matters of lending, enforcing creditors’ rights, Bankruptcy Court and related proceedings.

Recently, he successfully represented a locally owned St. Louis bank in a complex restructuring of a borrower’s debt, which included the negotiation and drafting of an intercreditor agreement with another bank that had competing interests.

Scott has served as counsel to numerous creditors’ committees, including Superior Insulating Tape Company, Juvenile Shoe Corporation, Kawin Chotin Jewelers, Sky Top Sunroofs, St. Louis Leasing, and others. In St. Louis Leasing he served as lead counsel to a committee of secured investors comprising over $50 Million in secured claims and guided the group to a successful conclusion in a complex Chapter 11 reorganization case.

Corporate and Real Estate

Assists clients with a variety of contractual matters, including asset purchase agreements, stock agreements, licensing agreements and non-competes, as well as a variety of real estate related matters and closings, including a recent $20 Million sale of an apartment complex.  He has also successfully litigated or negotiated a host of title insurance claims and related matters.

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