Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895
800.727.1941



JEREMY R. FISCHER

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207.253.0569 Phone
207.772.3627 Fax

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84 Marginal Way, Suite 600
Portland, ME 04101-2480


Assistant: Samantha Swander




PRACTICE AREAS

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Creditors' Rights
Litigation
Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Litigation

EDUCATION

University of Maine School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude

University of Michigan, B.A., summa cum laude


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

States: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont
Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, First Circuit
First Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Courts: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Southern District of New York

MEMBERSHIPS

American Bankruptcy Institute
Northeast Advisory Committee


Turnaround Management Association
Maine Advisory Committee


Maine State Bar Association

American Bankruptcy Institute, Bankruptcy Litigation Committee
Education Director



COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Maine Legislature, House Chairman of Appropriations Committee
  Former Member (2002-2008)


University of Maine School of Law
  Adjunct Professor


Jobs For Maine's Graduates
  Board Member


University of Maine School of Law Board of Visitors
  Board Member


Maine Early Learning Investment Group
  Director




PRACTICE AREAS

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Creditors' Rights
Litigation
Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Litigation

EDUCATION

University of Maine School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude

University of Michigan, B.A., summa cum laude


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

States: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont
Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, First Circuit
First Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Courts: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Southern District of New York

MEMBERSHIPS

American Bankruptcy Institute
Northeast Advisory Committee


Turnaround Management Association
Maine Advisory Committee


Maine State Bar Association

American Bankruptcy Institute, Bankruptcy Litigation Committee
Education Director



COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Maine Legislature, House Chairman of Appropriations Committee
  Former Member (2002-2008)


University of Maine School of Law
  Adjunct Professor


Jobs For Maine's Graduates
  Board Member


University of Maine School of Law Board of Visitors
  Board Member


Maine Early Learning Investment Group
  Director




Jeremy is Drummond Woodsum’s Practice Group Leader for Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights. He represents clients in distressed commercial matters from the first sign of trouble through the most complex financial restructuring or chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Jeremy has substantial experience in bankruptcy, bankruptcy litigation, and bankruptcy appellate matters across northern New England, and he has been recognized as one of the top 40 bankruptcy professionals under the age of 40 in the country by the American Bankruptcy Institute. His clients include secured and unsecured creditors (including official and ad hoc committees), asset purchasers, trustees, DIP lenders, insurance companies, contract counterparties, directors/officers, and debtors. He also regularly represents parties in out-of-court debt restructurings, loan purchases and sales, receiverships, Article 9 and real estate foreclosures, and debtor/creditor litigation.

Jeremy previously served three terms in the Maine Legislature, where he was House Chairman of the Appropriations Committee. He has taught business law at the University of Maine School of Law, serves on numerous civic and professional boards and committees, and regularly appears as a political analyst on local TV and radio.


AWARDS

  • ABI Publication Award for writing and editing the ABI Quick Evidence Manual (2nd Edition)
  • New England Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy, Rising Star
  • Chambers USA, Maine, Corporate/M&A: Bankruptcy
  • Best Lawyers USA
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, 40 Under 40
PUBLICATIONS


Jeremy is Drummond Woodsum’s Practice Group Leader for Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights. He represents clients in distressed commercial matters from the first sign of trouble through the most complex financial restructuring or chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Jeremy has substantial experience in bankruptcy, bankruptcy litigation, and bankruptcy appellate matters across northern New England, and he has been recognized as one of the top 40 bankruptcy professionals under the age of 40 in the country by the American Bankruptcy Institute. His clients include secured and unsecured creditors (including official and ad hoc committees), asset purchasers, trustees, DIP lenders, insurance companies, contract counterparties, directors/officers, and debtors. He also regularly represents parties in out-of-court debt restructurings, loan purchases and sales, receiverships, Article 9 and real estate foreclosures, and debtor/creditor litigation.

Jeremy previously served three terms in the Maine Legislature, where he was House Chairman of the Appropriations Committee. He has taught business law at the University of Maine School of Law, serves on numerous civic and professional boards and committees, and regularly appears as a political analyst on local TV and radio.


AWARDS

  • ABI Publication Award for writing and editing the ABI Quick Evidence Manual (2nd Edition)
  • New England Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy, Rising Star
  • Chambers USA, Maine, Corporate/M&A: Bankruptcy
  • Best Lawyers USA
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Commercial Litigation 
    • Litigation-Bankruptcy
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, 40 Under 40
PUBLICATIONS


NEWS

Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 33 Drummond Woodsum Attorneys
August 16, 2018

Thirty Nine Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Are Ranked in the 2017 New England Super Lawyers List
November 1, 2017

Jeremy Fischer Recognized as a Top Bankruptcy Professional Under Age 40
October 11, 2017

Drummond Woodsum Forms Group to Advocate for Employees in Merrymeeting Behavioral Health Bankruptcy
August 2, 2016


ARTICLES

Freer and Clearer Sales: Using § 363(f) to Strip Non-Traditional Interests from Distressed Assets
September 16, 2017

Protecting Present Value: Do Extended Plan Payments Require Periodic Adjustments to the Till Cramdown Interest Rate?
July 16, 2017

Bankers Beware: Post-Discharge Guaranty Might Be an Invalid Reaffirmation Agreement that Violates Discharge Injunction
May 2, 2017

Double Dipping in Delaware: Friedman's, Quantum Foods and Beyond
October 1, 2016

PRESENTATIONS

American Bankruptcy Institute Northeast Bankruptcy Conference
July 12, 2018


American Bankruptcy Institute Annual Spring Meeting
April 20, 2018


Bankruptcy Changes in a Changing Bankruptcy Landscape
September 18, 2017


American Bankruptcy Institute Northeast Bankruptcy Conference
July 22, 2017


NEWS

Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 33 Drummond Woodsum Attorneys
August 16, 2018

Thirty Nine Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Are Ranked in the 2017 New England Super Lawyers List
November 1, 2017

Jeremy Fischer Recognized as a Top Bankruptcy Professional Under Age 40
October 11, 2017

Drummond Woodsum Forms Group to Advocate for Employees in Merrymeeting Behavioral Health Bankruptcy
August 2, 2016


ARTICLES

Freer and Clearer Sales: Using § 363(f) to Strip Non-Traditional Interests from Distressed Assets
September 16, 2017

Protecting Present Value: Do Extended Plan Payments Require Periodic Adjustments to the Till Cramdown Interest Rate?
July 16, 2017

Bankers Beware: Post-Discharge Guaranty Might Be an Invalid Reaffirmation Agreement that Violates Discharge Injunction
May 2, 2017

Double Dipping in Delaware: Friedman's, Quantum Foods and Beyond
October 1, 2016


PRESENTATIONS

American Bankruptcy Institute Northeast Bankruptcy Conference
July 12, 2018


American Bankruptcy Institute Annual Spring Meeting
April 20, 2018


Bankruptcy Changes in a Changing Bankruptcy Landscape
September 18, 2017


American Bankruptcy Institute Northeast Bankruptcy Conference
July 22, 2017





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