Spencer P. Desai focuses his practice on bankruptcy, business reorganization, business loan workouts, debtor/creditor rights, Chapter 7 & 11 bankruptcy, and commercial litigation.
Spencer P. Desai has more than 25 years of experience in bankruptcy law. He focuses his practice on bankruptcy, business reorganization, business loan workouts, debtor/creditor rights, Chapter 7 & 11 bankruptcy, and commercial litigation. His representation of corporate and individual borrowers includes bankruptcy proceedings, workouts, defense of fraud and collection actions and asset protection planning. Mr. Desai has advocated for banks and lenders on a wide array of issues, including loan enforcement, workouts, lender liability defense, prosecution of fraud actions, and stay relief and other matters in the United States Bankruptcy Courts. He has also represented a broad diversity of other constituencies including Chapter 7 trustees, creditors’ committees, lessors, and business acquirers.
Primary counsel for lender in multi-jurisdiction loan litigation matter involving lien priority, fraud and lender liability issues with highly favorable settlement for client.
Counsel for chapter 7 trustee in Popkin & Stern bankruptcy case, the largest professional corporation bankruptcy in Missouri.
Successful confirmation of multiple corporate and individual Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in the 8th Circuit.
Handled preference litigation for Interstate Bakeries bankruptcy estates.
Saint Louis University, J.D., 1991
University of Missouri - Columbia, B.A., 1987
Claremont McKenna College