Tamar N. Dolcourt

Senior Counsel

Overview

Tamar Dolcourt is a bankruptcy and restructuring attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. Ms. Dolcourt represents clients in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings. She is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations and Labor & Employment Practices as well as the Energy Industry Team.

Ms. Dolcourt’s diverse bankruptcy practice includes representation of debtors-in-possession in Chapter 11, representation of secured lenders in real estate bankruptcies and representation of unsecured creditors, both individually and on official committees.

Ms. Dolcourt also represents multiple clients in commercial real estate foreclosure, receivership, and related bankruptcy matters.

Representative Experience

  • Represented one of the nation’s largest honey packers in its successful Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the bankruptcy of a publicly-traded alternative energy company.
  • Represented the senior secured lender in a successful workout of a multi-million dollar commercial real estate matter.

Education

Ms. Dolcourt earned her law degree from Wayne State University Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2009) where she was an assistant editor and a note and comment editor of the Wayne Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. She earned her undergraduate degree in economics from Brandeis University (B.A., cum laude, 1998).

Admissions and Professional Memberships

Ms. Dolcourt is admitted to practice in Michigan. She is a member of the Michigan Chapter of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (MIWIRC).

Selected Publications and Presentations

Ms. Dolcourt wrote the article “A ‘WARNing’ to Hedge Funds and Other Controlling Entities,” in the ABI Committee News (September 2013).

Representative Matters

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Representing debtors in Chapter 11 cases for a food products manufacturer in the Eastern District of Michigan. The debtors sold $137 million in products. While in bankruptcy, the debtors will continue to operate its business while it reorganizes its operations. At the time of the filing a plan of reorganization was filed. In bankruptcy the companies lawsuits are stayed.