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Mark G. Stingley

Partner

, Bryan Cave LLP
Kansas City

Tel

1 816 391 7649

Fax

1 816 855 3649
mgstingley@bryancave.com
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Mark G. Stingley

Partner


Kansas City



One Kansas City Place
1200 Main Street, Suite 3800
Kansas City, Missouri 64105-2122

Phone:

1 816 391 7649

Fax:

1 816 855 3649

email:

mgstingley@bryancave.com
Mark Stingley serves as the firm’s Global Leader of the Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Client Service Group. Mr. Stingley represents commercial banks, asset based lenders, private equity groups, and hedge funds in litigation and insolvency matters. In addition, he has represented a number of commercial lending clients in real estate and commercial litigation cases in both state and federal courts in a number of jurisdictions.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Missouri State Affiliate of the Turnaround Management Association, Board of Directors

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Selected to the American College of Bankruptcy, Class of 2014
  • Best Lawyers' in America, 2014 Kansas City Bankruptcy-Litigation, "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Kansas City Business Journal, "Best of the Bar"
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law Category
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Adjunct Professor
  • ABI/UMKC Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute, Annual Co-Moderator
  • Member of the “Advisory Committee on Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases” to the ABI Chapter 11 Reform Commission
  • Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s national board of directors
  • Member of a subcommittee of the Missouri Bar’s Commercial Law Committee charged with writing a new receivership statute

Mark Stingley serves as the firm’s Global Leader of the Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Client Service Group. Mr. Stingley represents commercial banks, asset based lenders, private equity groups, and hedge funds in litigation and insolvency matters. In addition, he has represented a number of commercial lending clients in real estate and commercial litigation cases in both state and federal courts in a number of jurisdictions.

Select Representations

Mr. Stingley’s representations include:

  • Lead counsel in a case in which he represented a national bank in a check endorsement warranty action brought in Federal District Court in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Lead counsel in representing a  title insurance company in a declaratory judgment action regarding the priorities created by inconsistent statutes in the state of Missouri.
  • Served as the Chapter 11 trustee of the Chapter 11 Estate of a defense contractor, Libby Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Lead counsel to the creditors committee in one of the largest truck line bankruptcies in the United States. As creditors committee counsel, he litigated numerous actions brought against various defendants in adversary proceedings.
  • Lead counsel for a commercial lending institution in an action in federal court in Philadelphia, Penn., over an alleged breach of contract.
  • Lead counsel in defending officers and directors of a company in a Chapter 11 proceeding in an action brought in Chicago, Ill., in which it was alleged that the officers and directors breached their fiduciary duties.
  • Lead counsel in representing the primary asset based lender, in the nationally fourth largest retail hardware vendor’s Chapter 11 case.
  • Lead counsel to several $100 million plus annual revenue companies in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases filed in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Lead counsel in representing a national hedge fund that was the largest creditor of and which ultimately provided exit financing out of a Chapter 11 case to a Central Florida based telecommunications company.
  • Lead counsel in out of court workout negotiations for several $100 million revenue companies located in different Midwestern States.
  • Lead counsel of a commercial bank in a Chapter 11 proceeding involving a debtor that owned a 250-300 store chain of convenience stores that resulted in a sale of the store chain as a going concern.
  • Lead counsel for a securitization with an $80 million dollar exposure in a large insurance company Chapter 11 liquidation.
  • Lead counsel to receiver in a federal receivership sale that realized $131,500,000 to the secured lender.

Bar and Court Admissions

Missouri, 1977

United States Courts of Appeals for the Eighth and Ninth Circuits

United States District Courts for the District of Kansas and Western District of Missouri

Education

University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., with distinction, 1977

William Jewell College, B.S., magna cum laude, 1974

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Missouri State Affiliate of the Turnaround Management Association, Board of Directors

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Selected to the American College of Bankruptcy, Class of 2014
  • Best Lawyers' in America, 2014 Kansas City Bankruptcy-Litigation, "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Kansas City Business Journal, "Best of the Bar"
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law Category
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Adjunct Professor
  • ABI/UMKC Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute, Annual Co-Moderator
  • Member of the “Advisory Committee on Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases” to the ABI Chapter 11 Reform Commission
  • Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s national board of directors
  • Member of a subcommittee of the Missouri Bar’s Commercial Law Committee charged with writing a new receivership statute

Education

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., with distinction, 1977
  • William Jewell College, B.S., magna cum laude, 1974

Admissions

  • Missouri, 1977
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Eighth and Ninth Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the District of Kansas and Western District of Missouri