Dale C. Schian is a long-time member of Arizona’s bankruptcy community, with an emphasis in Chapter 11 reorganizations and corporate restructurings. Mr. Schian has written and lectured extensively in the areas of bankruptcy law and receiverships. Recent presentations and articles have included considerations in restructuring Single Asset Real Estate properties and the implications of In re Loop 76, where he served as debtor’s counsel. Based upon a certification from the Arizona Bankruptcy Court, he recently argued before the Arizona Supreme Court for the proposition that managers and controlling members of limited liability companies owe fiduciary duties to the LLC.
Mr. Schian is a past chair of the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Arizona and is a member of the State Bar’s Business Law and Business Law Sections. He is also an active member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He was one of the original Masters of the Arizona Bankruptcy American Inn of Court. He continues to be an active alumnus on that origination and was recognized with Hon. Daniel P. Collins Mentorship Award in 2018. His support of Arizona’s legal community includes being a Fellow of the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services.
Mr. Schian has been selected multiple times to Super Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, Arizona’s Finest Lawyers and Corporate Counsel’s Top Lawyers in Bankruptcy Debtor-Creditor Rights Law.
He earned his J.D. degree cum laude from the American University, Washington College of Law and his B.A. from Michigan State University. Mr. Schian is a co-founder and managing member of Schian Walker, P.L.C. He may be contacted at [email protected] or via www.biz.law .