Gallagher & Kennedy Adds Attorney to Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group

For Immediate Release


PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 4, 2018) – The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy has announced that Joseph Cotterman has rejoined the firm as a Shareholder in the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights practice group. He previously practiced at the the firm from 1991 to 2012.

Joe has over 25 years of experience representing clients in the areas of corporate restructuring, business bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, and commercial litigation. He advises corporate debtors, creditors, and committees in Chapter 11 cases, and lenders and borrowers in commercial and real estate foreclosure litigation. His restructuring experience includes the representation of creditors and debtors in the real estate development, retail, manufacturing, health care, telecommunications, airline, firearms, and high-tech industries.

Joe also represents creditor clients in provisional remedy and post-judgment proceedings and enforcement in both state and federal courts, including the Supreme Court of the State of Arizona, the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Recognized for his extensive experience, Joe has served as a presenter, author, and instructor on topics relating to bankruptcy law and procedure, and foreclosure and collection litigation. He also is recognized as a Best Lawyer by The Best Lawyers in America and has an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale Hubbell.