Fred Bopp III

Fred Bopp III

Trusted Advisor to Individuals and Businesses
  • Bankruptcy, Business Law, Collections...
  • Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire
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Summary

My legal practice has focused on significant complex commercial civil litigation and negotiations (for plaintiffs and defendants), the pursuit and enforcement of creditors' and debtors' rights and remedies, bankruptcies, reorganizations, insolvencies, liquidations, restructurings, receiverships, workouts, collections, contract review and negotiations, sale transactions, appeals, mediations, arbitrations, and related matters in and out of state and federal court. I am a longstanding trusted legal advisor to banks, other financial institutions, lenders, businesses, asset acquirers and sellers, landlords, tenants, health care administrators, executives, and other individuals and entities. I am admitted in the state and federal courts in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, have appeared before the bankruptcy courts in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Illinois, Delaware, and New York, and have considerable experience representing clients in preference, fraudulent transfer, and director and officer litigation, creditors committee matters, trustee matters, relief from stay, claims allowance and disallowance, compensation, § 363 and receivership sales, Chapter 11 plan confirmation, and other bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy matters. I am AV Peer Review Rated for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards by Martindale-Hubbell and my peers have selected me for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2005, in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy. I am also a member of the American Arbitration Association National Panel.

Education
Vanderbilt University Law School
J.D. (1989) | Law
Honors: Order of the Coif; Vanderbilt Law Review – Articles Editor 1988-1989; Archie B. Martin Memorial Medal; Edmund M. Morgan Prize; American Jurisprudence Awards
Dartmouth College
B.A. | History
Activities: Officer, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Debate Team
Professional Experience
• Senior Member, Bankruptcy/Creditor and Debtor Rights and Litigation Practice Groups
Perkins Thompson, P.A.
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Former Co-Trustee of Firm’s 401(k) Plan; General Counsel; and Chair, Bankruptcy/Creditor and Debtor Rights Practice Group; served for many years as member of Executive, Recruiting, and Associate Development Committees.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Trigild Deskbook: Guide to Receivership & Foreclosure, 5th Edition
Trigild
Deconstructing Preference Claims in Bankruptcy
Maine Bar Journal
To Reaffirm or Not to Reaffirm: Much Ado About Nothing or the Tempest
Maine Bar Journal
The Unwarranted Implication of a Warranty of Fitness in Commercial Leases: An Alternative Approach
Vanderbilt Law Review
Awards
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law “Lawyer of the Year” for Portland, Maine
The Best Lawyers in America
Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored by The Best Lawyers in America with a “Lawyer of the Year” award.
Professional Associations
American Bankruptcy Institute
Member
Current
Massachusetts State Bar # 642071
Member
- Current
New Hampshire State Bar # 13886
Member
- Current
Maine Bar # 006829
Member
- Current
Activities: Bankruptcy & Reorganization Section and Consumer & Financial Institution Law Section
American Bar Association # 00210482
Member
- Current
Activities: Business Law Section, Section of Litigation, and Law Practice Division
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
1st Circuit
Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I normally work on an hourly basis, with a set hourly rate that is flexible, depending on the nature of the matter and certain other factors.
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Collections
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Probate
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Consumer Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights and Remedies
  • Complex Commercial Civil Litigation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Bopp & Guecia
298 Main Street
Yarmouth, ME 04096
USA
Telephone: (207) 846-6111
Fax: (207) 846-6113