Michelle G. Novick
Michelle G. Novick is an experienced insolvency professional with a reputation for thinking "outside the box" and finding practical, efficient solutions to clients' financial and legal problems.
Michelle has represented clients on every side of a transaction in corporate bankruptcy proceedings. With a background in finance and law, Michelle is well-suited to work closely with directors of finance, accounting supervisors, and credit managers to reduce credit risk, tighten accounts receivable, and review credit applications and guarantees. She also advises banking, trade creditor and commercial clients, protecting their interests through negotiation and litigation when necessary. She has successfully handled contested and complex arbitrations, addressing contract disputes involving complicated payment terms.
Michelle's trial practice concentrates on representing banks in recovering assets from defaulting borrowers, restructuring corporations including not-for-profit entities and religious institutions, prosecuting fraud claims on behalf of creditors and trustees, and protecting landlords faced with insolvent and bankrupt tenants. She represents clients in general contract disputes in state court and prosecutes and defends cases in bankruptcy court and federal court.