The Best Lawyers in America® recognized four Rayburn Cooper & Durham attorneys in its 2021 edition, in several categories listed below spanning RCD’s business litigation and business bankruptcy practice areas.
Rick Rayburn is listed by Best Lawyers® in the areas of:
• Corporate Law
• Bet-the-Company Litigation
• Commercial Litigation
• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.
Rayburn has served as the managing shareholder of Rayburn Cooper & Durham for over 30 years. He represents business enterprises and individuals in a wide variety of financial transactions and commercial disputes including corporate and commercial litigation, financial restructurings, business reorganizations, workouts, executive employment contracts and disputes, shareholder disputes, business formations, venture capital infusions, private and public securities offerings, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, refinancings, and recapitalizations.
Al Durham is listed in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Durham has moved to an “Of Counsel” role with the firm. He represents debtors in business workouts and financial reorganizations and trustees, debtors, creditors, and creditors’ committees in business bankruptcies under Chapter 7 or 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. He also works with restructuring financing and/or operations outside a formal court proceeding for financially distressed business entities.
John R. Miller, Jr. is listed in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. He represents debtors in business workouts and financial reorganizations and trustees, debtors, creditors, and creditors’ committees in business bankruptcies under Chapter 7 or 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. He also works with restructuring financing and/or operations outside a formal court proceeding for financially distressed business entities.
Ross R. Fulton is listed in the area of Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions. He represents businesses, executives, and business owners in all manners of business litigation, planning, and transactions. He practices regularly in North Carolina’s state and federal trial courts, including its Business Court, and has successfully argued before state and federal courts of appeal.
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About Rayburn Cooper & Durham, P.A. (RCD)
For more than 35 years, Rayburn Cooper & Durham has served both businesses and individuals with bankruptcy and financial restructuring, business litigation and general corporate matters. The attorneys within the firm have extensive experience and provide creative solutions to help clients establish their enterprises, grow and prosper and also protect their rights, assets, and interests. Recognizing the unique needs of their clients, RCD does not represent large banks or financial institutions. RCD – The way forward. www.rcdlaw.net