Steve Loden guides plaintiffs and defendants through complex commercial litigation and arbitration matters in Texas, New York, Colorado and across the country. With business clients spanning nearly every major industry from airlines and pharmaceuticals to energy and financial services, Steve has resolved numerous high-dollar disputes on a diverse range of issues, including breach of contract, fraud, corporate mismanagement, tortious interference, insurance claims, real estate, antitrust plus many more.
Debtors, trustees and creditors rely on Steve to handle every aspect of bankruptcy-related litigation arising from Chapter 11 reorganizations. He has helped clients in litigation involving fraudulent schemes and other misconduct that forces a company into insolvency or financial distress, including breach of fiduciary duties by directors and officers, Ponzi schemes, money laundering, professional malpractice and fraudulent conveyances.
Steve has played key roles in some of the most important bankruptcy cases of their time, including serving as the trustee’s lead litigation counsel and primary courtroom spokesperson in the high-profile chapter 11 proceeding involving the law firm Dreier LLP. He oversaw the collection of over $40 million in litigation recoveries on behalf of creditors of the defunct law firm, which operated as a front for an $800 million Ponzi scheme perpetrated by its named partner. Steve also served as lead bankruptcy litigation counsel to the chapter 11 trustee for the AmLaw 100 firm, Howrey LLP.
Steve is also spearheading the firm’s growing practice in Colorado, representing homeowners’ associations and other business clients in a variety of matters, ranging from complex commercial litigation, property disputes and construction defects to contract negotiations and commercial lease issues.