Bradley T. Hunsicker

Bradley T. Hunsicker practices out of the firm’s Cheyenne, Wyoming office.  He concentrates his practice on business and individual bankruptcies, loan workouts and restructurings, creditors’ rights, commercial litigation and business law matters.  His experience includes broad representation of debtors in bankruptcies, particularly Chapter 11 debtors in the energy sector.

Representative Cases

  • In re Powell Valley Health Care, Inc. – Bankr. D. Wyo. Case No. 16-20326 – Lead debtor’s counsel for Chapter 11 debtor-in–possession, a Wyoming non-profit hospital located in Powell, Wyoming. The case was filed to address more than twenty malpractice claims (totaling more than $150 million) asserted against the hospital relating to certain medical procedures performed by an orthopedic surgeon. Case is currrently pending.
  • In re US Bentonite, Inc., et al. – Bankr. D. Wyo. Case No. 13-20211 (joint administration) – Lead debtors’ counsel for Chapter 11 debtors-in-possession, a Wyoming business that was formed to acquire, mine, process and market high quality sodium bentonite and related products and technologies.Claims totaled more than $40 million. All assets of the debtors were eventually sold for $4.25 million pursuant to a § 363 sale with the assistance of investment banker SSG Capital Advisors, LLC, and the case was subject to a structured dismissal.
  • In re Western Biomass Energy, LLC – Bankr. D. Wyo. Case No. 12-21085 – Lead debtor’s counsel for Chapter 11 debtor-in-possession, one of the first second-generation cellulose based ethanol demonstration plants in the United States. A § 363 sale was eventually conducted with the assistance of Great American Group, LLC, and the assets were sold.
  • In re MTR, LLC – Bankr. D. Wyo. Case No. 12-21233 – Lead debtor’s counsel for Chapter 11 debtor-in-possession (single asset real estate), a real estate holding company. A Plan was ultimately confirmed and equity retained ownsership of the asset.
  • In re Hildebrand – Bankr. D. Wyo. Case No. 12-20909 – Lead debtor’s counsel for an individual Chapter 11 debtor-in-possesssion, an owner/operator of a licensed chiropractic center in Wyoming. A Plan was cofirmed and equity retained ownership of all assets.
  • In re Red Eagle Oil, Inc. (“Red Eagle”) – Bankr. D. Wyo. Case No. 11-20857 – Lead debtor’s counsel for a family-owned business (similar to the majority of businesses located in Wyoming) involving a chain of convenience stores (“c-stores”) located across Wyoming and Montana, and a wholesale fuel (gas) distributorship. After the consensual appointment of a chief restructuring advisor (r2 advisors, llc, based in Denver, CO), the case ultimately culminated in the sale of substantially all assets of Red Eagle for approximately $9.5 million; a section 363 sale orchestrated by an investment firm specializing in the sale of c-stores (Matrix Private Equities, Inc., based in Richmond, VA).  After completion of the sale, a plan was confirmed and the remaining assets were transferred to a plan administer for the benefit of creditors.
  • In re Dennis Meyer Danzik – Bankr. D. Wyo Case No. 16-20002 – Creditor’s counsel for creditor asserting a fraud claim against the debtor for more than $7 million. Ultimately successful in dismissing the bankruptcy case.
  • Gebes v. Richards – Bankr. D. Wyo. Case No. 12-20639, Adv. No. 12-2038 – Creditor’s counsel for a creditor objecting to the discharge of certain debts pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 523(a)(2), (4) and (6). Obtained judgment against debtor-defendant.
  • Donna Teeples d/b/a Industrial Hoist and Crane v. Hatfield – Bankr. Wyo. Case No. 12-20063, Adv. No. 12-02034 – Creditor’s counsel for a creditor objecting to discharge pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 727(a)(3) and (4), and objecting to certain debts pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 523(a)(4) and (6). Obtained settlement.
  • Computer Professionals Unlimited, Inc. v. Widdoss – Bankr. D. Wyo. Case No. 13-20583, Adv. No. 13-02034. – Creditor’s counsel for a creditor objecting to the discharge of certain debts pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 523(a)(2) and (8)(A)(ii). Obtained settlement.
  • Appellate Practice

  • Buffalo Federal Savings Bank v. Perkins – D. Wyo. Court Case No. 14-CV-00088-SWS – Issue: Whether a “charging order” is a Chapter 7 trustee’s exclusive remedy for a collection action against a Wyoming limited liability company.
  • Miller v. United States Trustee – 10th Cir. BAP Case No. WY 14-002 – Issue: Whether income must be both “received” and “derived” during the applicable six-month look back period in order to be included in “current monthly income” for purposes of 11 U.S.C. §101(10A)(A).
  • Gary A. Barney, Capter 7 Trustee v. BAC Home Loan Servicing, L.P. – Wyo. S. Crt. Case No. S-12-0177  – Issue: Certified question from the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Wyoming as to the effect of Wyoming mortgage notice statutes on the Chapter 7 Trustee’s avoidance powers under 11 U.S.C. § 544.
  • Herbert v. Randy L. Royal, Chapter 7 Trustee – 10th Cir. BAP Case No. WY 10-080 – Issue: Whether that portion of an income tax refund directly traceable to the debtor’s 401(k) retirement fund and unemployment benefits paid under the Wyoming Employment Security Law are exempt pursuant to Wyoming statute.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Section of the Wyoming State Bar, Chair
  • Wyoming Bankruptcy Court Local Rules Committee, Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Ewing T. Kerr Inn of Courts, Member

Related Employment

  • Winship & Winship, PC (Associate Attorney) – Casper, Wyoming
  • Wyoming Department of Education (School Finance Consultant) – Cheyenne, Wyoming
Bradley T. Hunsicker

Contact Information

Wyoming
307-778-8178
307-638-1975
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Education

  • University of Wyoming, College of Law, J.D., 2009
  • University of Wyoming, B.S., Business Administration, Spanish Minor, 2002

Admissions

  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Tenth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel
  • U.S. District Court, Wyoming
  • Wyoming
  • Colorado

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