Tamar N. Dolcourt

Special Counsel

Tamar N. Dolcourt

Special Counsel

Tamar Dolcourt is a bankruptcy and restructuring attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. Tamar represents clients in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings. She is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations Practice and Cannabis Industry Team.

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

Tamar also represents multiple clients in commercial real estate and personal property foreclosure matters, receivership, assignments for the benefits of creditors and related insolvency matters.

Representative Experience

  • Represents distressed hospital system in its pending Chapter 11 bankruptcy
  • Represents religious organization in its pending Chapter 11 bankruptcy
  • Represents Joint Official Liquidators as foreign representatives in pending Chapter 15 bankruptcy
  • Represented mid-sized manufacturing company in its bankruptcy proceeding, culminating in a successful going-concern sale of its business units
  • Represented distressed hospital in its Chapter 11 case, culminating in a sale of the facility
  • Represented a major contract counterparty in Chapter 9 bankruptcy proceeding
  • Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in an automotive supplier bankruptcy
  • Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in retail bankruptcy
  • Represented the Liquidating Trustee in recovery of significant assets for defrauded investors
  • Represented officers and directors of bankrupt entities in breach of fiduciary duty actions after bankruptcy
  • Represented purchaser of catalog goods and intellectual property in Assignment for Benefit of Creditors sale process
  • Represented secured lender in Article 9 sale in hotel industry
  • Routinely counsels firm clients on bankruptcy and other troubled supplier and customer issues
  • 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

Presentations and Publications

  • Speaker, “Bankruptcy and Healthcare in the Time of COVID-19,” American College of Emergency Physicians’ Frontline Podcast (April 27, 2020)
  • Co-author, “Limited Options for Cannabis-Related Company Liquidations,” Foley’s Coronavirus Resource Center (April 3, 2020)
  • Presenter, “Alternatives to Bankruptcy,” National Association of Credit Managers (January 28, 2020)
  • Author, “Justices Setting New Standard for Discharged Debt Collection,” Law 360 (June 12, 2019)
  • Co-author, “Are Your Suppliers in Trouble? Warning Signs and What to Do,” Industry Week (February 26, 2019)
  • Co-author, “Junior Creditors Could Share in 363 Bankruptcy Sales,” Harvard Law School Bankruptcy Roundtable (October 9, 2018)
  • Author, “Sixth Circuit Clarifies Approach to Mandatory Abstention,” Law 360 (June 18, 2018)
  • Author, “The ABCs of Bankruptcy Filings by Assignees and Receivers,” Law 360 (January 27, 2016)
18 July 2022 White Papers

Cannabis Mid-Year Update 2022

With record inflation and the uncertain outcomes of geopolitical issues roiling global markets, the cannabis industry has nevertheless continued unperturbed.
18 December 2020 Blogs

Update to Michigan’s Receivership Act

In 2018, Michigan adopted the Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act (the “Act”), which only applied to receiverships over commercial real estate. In October 2020, Michigan enacted an amendment to the Act.
14 April 2020

State-by-State Coronavirus Executive Order Tracker

This is Foley & Lardner's state-by-state coronavirus regulation tracker. Click on the state of interest to find its coronavirus-related regulations.
03 April 2020 Blogs

Limited Options for Cannabis-Related Company Liquidations

Many companies (both public and private) in the cannabis sector were struggling to raise capital, achieve liquidity or establish sufficient cash flow under prevailing market conditions that were buffeting the industry prior to chaos wrought by the Coronavirus pandemic.
12 June 2019 Article

Justices Setting New Standard For Discharged Debt Collection

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court recently clarified the appropriate standard to be applied in determining whether civil contempt sanctions are appropriate where a creditor seeks to collect a debt that has been discharged in a bankruptcy proceeding. Read more at: https://www.law360.com/articles/1166579/justices-setting-new-standard-for-discharged-debt-collection?copied=1
06 May 2019 Honors and Awards

Detroit Office Wins Pro Bono Service Award

Foley’s Detroit office has won the 2019 Detroit Bar Association’s Pro Bono Service Award.