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Receivership

Guttilla Murphy Anderson has been serving as legal counsel to Court appointed Receivers since 1975 in the numerous state and federal receiverships initiated in the state and federal courts of Arizona.

Guttilla Murphy Anderson receivership clients have included court-appointed receivers appointed in actions brought by the State of Arizona through the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, the Arizona Corporation Commission, the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions and the Arizona Department of Insurance. Guttilla Murphy Anderson also has extensive experience representing court appointed receivers in matters initiated by agencies of the United States government including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Attorney General’s Office, the Federal Trade Commission, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Comptroller of the Currency.

The representation of court appointed receivers by Guttilla Murphy Anderson has resulted in Guttilla Murphy Anderson’s involvement in a multitude of high-profile litigation matters, many of which involve complex financial fraud, Ponzi and other investment schemes with thousands of innocent victims, the operation of political subdivisions subject of government investigation and management of commercial and other real estate developments.

Additionally, the attorneys at Guttilla Murphy Anderson regularly represent federal and state court appointed receivers in private litigation matters. In this area, Guttilla Murphy Anderson is well versed in successfully accomplishing different goals, whether they involve continuing business operations during an ownership dispute, pursuing litigation claims on behalf of the Receivership Estate or winding down and terminating business operations by liquidating assets and paying claims.

Guttilla Murphy Anderson’s expertise in representing Court Appointed Receivers provides its clientele with the legal resources for the successful administration of any receivership engagement. Guttilla Murphy Anderson’s success in representation of receivers stems from its years of experience in the area, comprehensive understanding of the legal and business issues that arise in any type of receivership, as well as Guttilla Murphy Anderson’s focus on providing efficient, timely and cost-effective legal counsel to its clients while preserving the assets that are the subject of the Receivership Estate for distribution to the creditors.

Over the past 35 years Guttilla Murphy Anderson professionals have represented over 125 Court Appointed receivers in Arizona and across the Western United States.

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Patrick M. Murphy, Shareholder
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Ryan W. Anderson, Shareholder
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Nicholas C. Guttilla, Shareholder
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Alisan M.B. Patten, Attorney
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