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John F. Kurtz

Board of Partners
PHONE   208.344.6000
FAX   208.954.5232
EMAIL   jkurtz@hawleytroxell.com
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John Kurtz is co-chair of the firm’s creditor rights and bankruptcy group and a member of the civil and commercial litigation group. His broad range of complex commercial litigation experience includes matters involving contract disputes, creditor rights, lender liability, bankruptcy, corporate governance, Uniform Commercial Code, real estate, commodities, contract litigation, and insurance coverage.

Mr. Kurtz has extensive class action litigation and appellate experience. In addition to his litigation experience in bankruptcy court, he represents clients in various aspects of bankruptcy practice including the purchase of assets, confirmation of secured creditor plans of reorganization, the defense of fraudulent transfer, preference and turnover actions, obtaining denial of discharge, lease and other real property issues, and cash collateral issues.

In 2010, Super Lawyers magazine named Mr. Kurtz one of the top business litigation attorneys in the state of Idaho. For the past twenty-five years, he has been lead counsel in numerous cases in state and federal courts in California.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Law Clerk, Honorable Allan G. Shepard, Idaho Supreme Court, 1978-1979

Education

Loyola Law School Los Angeles, J.D., cum laude, 1978

California State University at Northridge, B.S., 1975

 


john-kurtz

John F. Kurtz

Board of Partners
PHONE   208.344.6000
FAX   208.954.5232
EMAIL   jkurtz@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

John Kurtz is co-chair of the firm’s creditor rights and bankruptcy group and a member of the civil and commercial litigation group. His broad range of complex commercial litigation experience includes matters involving contract disputes, creditor rights, lender liability, bankruptcy, corporate governance, Uniform Commercial Code, real estate, commodities, contract litigation, and insurance coverage.

Mr. Kurtz has extensive class action litigation and appellate experience. In addition to his litigation experience in bankruptcy court, he represents clients in various aspects of bankruptcy practice including the purchase of assets, confirmation of secured creditor plans of reorganization, the defense of fraudulent transfer, preference and turnover actions, obtaining denial of discharge, lease and other real property issues, and cash collateral issues.

In 2010, Super Lawyers magazine named Mr. Kurtz one of the top business litigation attorneys in the state of Idaho. For the past twenty-five years, he has been lead counsel in numerous cases in state and federal courts in California.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Law Clerk, Honorable Allan G. Shepard, Idaho Supreme Court, 1978-1979

Education

Loyola Law School Los Angeles, J.D., cum laude, 1978

California State University at Northridge, B.S., 1975

 


Memberships & Accolades

Bar Admissions:

Idaho State Bar

State Bar of California

Professional Memberships:

American Bar Association

American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow

Certified by the American Bankruptcy Board of Certification in Business Bankruptcy Law.

Accomplishments

Best Lawyers in America – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Commercial Litigation, since 2010

Best Lawyers in America – “Lawyer of the Year,” Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2013

Chambers & Partners – Bankruptcy & Restructuring, since 2008

Super Lawyers Magazine, Top Business Litigation Attorney in Idaho, 2010