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Sameer K. Kapoor

Special Counsel
  • P 470.427.3705
    F 404.500.5975

Sameer K. Kapoor joined Adams and Reese in 2017 as Special Counsel following the firm’s expansion into Atlanta. He is a member of our Banking/Financial Services Practice Team.

An attorney for 15 years, Sameer represents the interests of secured lenders and other creditors in out-of-court workouts and restructuring transactions, bankruptcy proceedings and other financial litigation matters. He began his career working for a Chapter 13 Trustee in Atlanta and continues to devote a substantial amount of time to the bankruptcy sector, representing banks and other secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy cases arising under all chapters of the Bankruptcy Code.

Among his representative experience, Sameer:

  • Represented secured lenders on workout and restructuring transactions, including negotiating and drafting loan documents and resolution documents such as settlement agreements, forbearance agreements and loan modifications.
  • Represented secured lenders in bankruptcy cases arising under all chapters of the Bankruptcy Code, including handling issues related to cash collateral, DIP financing, 363 sales, relief from stay and plan confirmation.
  • Represented equipment lessors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases involving issues related to the assumption and rejection of leases and the determination of whether a lease is a “true lease” or a financing agreement.
  • Represented lenders and other creditors in state and federal court litigation involving suits on notes and guaranties, foreclosure confirmations, receivership actions, garnishment actions and other collection issues.
  • Counseled secured lenders with regard to the sale of real estate collateral, including the negotiating and drafting of purchase and sale agreements and all ancillary documents.
  • Conducted due diligence on real and personal property collateral and advises lenders on commercial loan default remedies, including foreclosure sales, disposition of collateral pursuant to Article 9 of the UCC and the orderly wind-down of a borrower's operations.
  • Substantial experience conducting depositions and other discovery, drafting dispositive motions and being first chair lawyer during hearings and bench trials in bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters.

In the legal community, Sameer an active member of the State Bar of Georgia’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Section and serves as a Member At Large for the Atlanta Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Law Section.

He earned his J.D. from Emory University School of Law and received his B.A. in Economics from Emory University.

In his spare time, he enjoys travelling, usually to the beach, spending time with his family and trying new restaurants.