• Dale Schian “Lawyer of the Year” in Bankruptcy Litigation

    The Best Lawyers in America® has selected Dale Schian as Phoenix "Lawyer of the Year" (2018) in the category of "Litigation - Bankruptcy." Dale is a multi-year Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers® selectee, a member of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, and listed in Corporate Counsel’s Top Law...

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  • Welcome, Brittany Neel

    Commercial litigation and business law attorney Brittany Neel has joined Schian Walker. Brittany is a 2015 graduate of the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at ASU, where she was a Pedrick Scholar, served as an Executive Editor of the Law Journal for Social Justice,  and was a recipient...

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  • Recharacterization of Debt to Equity in Bankruptcy Proceedings: A Split in the Circuits

    Dale C. Schian and Tyler J. Grim This article was published in the January 2016 issue of “Bankruptcy Litigation,” an ABI Committee Newsletter Courts have held that bankruptcy courts have the authority to recharacterize debt to equity if the circumstances warrant such treatment. H...

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  • Best Law Firms 2019

    Schian Walker is a 2019 Tier 1 (Phoenix Metro) law firm for  (a) Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and (b) Bankruptcy Litigation....

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  • The Circuits Agree: Absolute Priority Rule Applies in Individual Chapter 11 Cases

    BAPCPA’s limitation on the absolute priority rule in individual cases applies only to property added to the estate pursuant to § 1115 and not to § 541(a) property generally. Dale C. Schian This article was published in the March 2016 issue of “Real Estate,” an ABI Committee Newsl...

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