Linowes and Blocher LLP Welcomes Two New Associates

Linowes and Blocher LLP welcomes two new associates to the firm.

John T.  Farnum is a business attorney focusing his practice on bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and corporate restructuring.  Mr. Farnum has substantial experience representing debtors, creditors, and creditors’ committees as well as buyers, sellers and other parties-in-interest in distressed asset sales in business bankruptcy proceedings throughout the United States. He also has extensive experience representing clients in complex commercial and business litigation.  Mr. Farnum regularly appears in state and federal courts throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan region.

Prior to joining Linowes and Blocher LLP, Mr. Farnum served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ross W. Krumm, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia.  He currently serves on the board of the Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Bar Association and on the Executive Committee of the Walter Chandler American Inn of Court, a bankruptcy focused Inn. Mr. Farnum may be reached at 301-961-5275 or (Not admitted in Maryland)

Scott A. Killian is an associate in the Real Estate Transactions Practice Group.  Mr. Killian represents clients regarding all aspects of real estate transactions, with a primary focus on real estate financing.  Prior to joining Linowes and Blocher, Mr. Killian was a real estate associate in the Washington, DC office of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP and the Hartford, CT office of Dechert LLP.  Mr. Killian also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Victor J. Wolski of the United States Court of Federal Claims and the Honorable Lawrence J. Block of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Mr. Killian has experience representing lenders and borrowers in, among other things, loan originations, assignments and assumptions of mortgage loans, structured finance and mezzanine finance transactions, and foreclosures and receivership cases. Mr. Killian may be reached at 301-961-5241 or (Not admitted in Maryland)