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Douglas M. Alrutz

Partner

P 901-537-1071 F 901-537-1010

1715 Aaron Brenner Drive
Suite 800
Memphis, TN 38120

 

Doug Alrutz is a member of the Firm's Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Service Team. He concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial litigation, foreclosure and collection.  

Douglas M. Alrutz

Location

1715 Aaron Brenner Drive
Suite 800
Memphis, TN 38120

Representative Matters

Mr. Alrutz has extensive experience in all areas of debt recovery and restructuring including workouts, foreclosure, and litigation.  His bankruptcy experience includes representation of secured and unsecured creditors such as financial institutions, real property owners, equipment lessors, and suppliers. 

He regularly represents parties in asset sales in bankruptcy cases and handles bankruptcy preference litigation defense throughout the United States.  Other related experience includes real estate litigation, lease default and evictions, and general commercial litigation.  Mr. Alrutz frequently serves as a Special Judge in the General Sessions Court for Shelby County, TN. 

Honors

  •  Highest Professional Rating (AV®) by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2016-2017

Education

1985 - J.D., University of Tennessee, Vice Chair of the Moot Court Board

1981 - B.S., (Finance), with honors, University of Tennessee

Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Presentations

Mr. Alrutz has lectured for various professional groups on bankruptcy and collection issues.

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Memphis Bar Association, member, Board of Directors, 2003, Chair of the Bankruptcy Section, 1994-1995
  • Tennessee Bar Association, member, District Representative, Young Lawyers' Division, 1990-1994
  • Barrister Member of the Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court
  • Board of Directors of the Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, 2012

Representative Matters

Mr. Alrutz has extensive experience in all areas of debt recovery and restructuring including workouts, foreclosure, and litigation.  His bankruptcy experience includes representation of secured and unsecured creditors such as financial institutions, real property owners, equipment lessors, and suppliers. 

He regularly represents parties in asset sales in bankruptcy cases and handles bankruptcy preference litigation defense throughout the United States.  Other related experience includes real estate litigation, lease default and evictions, and general commercial litigation.  Mr. Alrutz frequently serves as a Special Judge in the General Sessions Court for Shelby County, TN. 

Honors

  •  Highest Professional Rating (AV®) by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2016-2017

Education

1985 - J.D., University of Tennessee, Vice Chair of the Moot Court Board

1981 - B.S., (Finance), with honors, University of Tennessee

Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Presentations

Mr. Alrutz has lectured for various professional groups on bankruptcy and collection issues.

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Memphis Bar Association, member, Board of Directors, 2003, Chair of the Bankruptcy Section, 1994-1995
  • Tennessee Bar Association, member, District Representative, Young Lawyers' Division, 1990-1994
  • Barrister Member of the Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court
  • Board of Directors of the Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, 2012
Douglas M. Alrutz