High Variance - Diamond McCarthy LLP

Released on: February 23, 2008, 3:10 pm

Press Release Author: Brenda Segna

Industry: Law

Press Release Summary: Trip Finley, a founding partner of Diamond McCarthy Taylor
Finley & Lee, LLP, currently assists us as Senior Counsel

Press Release Body: Trip Finley, Esq. has extensive experience in representing
parties in a wide variety of complex financial disputes, including matters involving
securities fraud, lender liability, fraudulent transfer and bankruptcy litigation.
He also has extensive experience representing clients in transactional matters
arising in financially distressed situations including the acquiring of assets in
bankruptcy, the structuring of business transactions to reduce bankruptcy risks and
the negotiation of business solutions to avoid bankruptcy.

Trip has been involved with the following matters, among others:

* Representation of a group of more than 400 Mexican nationals in connection
with claims arising out of the financial collapse of the Inverworld related
investment companies. He serves as lead bankruptcy counsel for the group and
also serves as a member of the Ad Hoc Creditors Committee Steering Committee.
Investors/creditors in these proceedings have suffered losses in excess of $350

* Representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Livent,
Inc., producers of Broadway musicals such as Ragtime, Fosse and Phantom of the
Opera, in the prosecution of an equitable subordination action against the
company\'s lead lender.

* Representation of Jewel Recovery, L.P., the partnership comprised of former
creditors of the Zale and Gordon bankruptcy estates, in all of its litigation
matters including officer and director liability matters, fraudulent transfer
litigation arising out of Zale\'s leveraged buy-out of Gordon Jewelry and various
professional malpractice and negligence claims.

* Representation of the estates of two of the country\'s largest bank holding
companies, MCorp and Southeast Bank, in their Chapter 11 and Chapter 7
bankruptcies, respectively.

* Representation of numerous high tech companies in Austin and throughout the
State of Texas. Recent projects include (1) coordinating numerous out-of-court
workouts and debt restructurings, (2) assisting management in the wind-up of
business affairs (whether through bankruptcy or dissolution proceedings), (3)
counseling companies in the sale or purchase of assets in financial distress
situations, and (4) providing litigation support for a wide variety of financial
distress based problems.

Trip received his undergraduate degree, with highest honors, from the University of
Texas at Austin in 1983. He received both his law degree and his M.B.A. from the
University of Texas in 1986. Also, he is a member of the American Bar Association,
State Bar of Texas, Travis County Bar Association and American Bankruptcy Institute.

Web Site: http://www.brendasegnawebmarketing.com

Contact Details: Brenda Segna
2703 Poly Drive
Billings, MT 59102

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