Mark J. Sandlin is a partner at Goldberg Simpson, LLC, in Louisville, Kentucky and concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, community association matters, bankruptcy, foreclosures, and real estate matters including title defense and salvage litigation.
He has been lead counsel for debtors as well as creditors in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and in state court cases. He frequently represents unsecured and secured lenders in workouts and restructurings. Mr. Sandlin has argued cases in the Kentucky Court of Appeals and in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been lead counsel in successful Chapter 11 cases, including the reorganization of a $50 million (sales) company; the reorganization of various manufacturing companies and the liquidation under chapter 11 of a California trade school. He has represented numerous plaintiffs and defendants in adversary proceedings which include preference and fraudulent conveyance actions and debtors and creditors in matters including stay relief litigation, adequate protection and cash collateral litigation, and various other contested matters in bankruptcy cases.
He handles workouts and loan restructures including development and construction loans, asset based lending arrangements, and commercial property loans. He has handled Uniform Commercial Code matters including priority and perfection issues, sales matters, letters of credit and asset purchase transactions of all kinds on behalf of buyers, sellers, and lenders.
Mr. Sandlin frequently advises community association boards of directors on a variety of issues and represents community associations in various matters.
Mr. Sandlin is admitted to practice in Kentucky and Indiana, the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Western District of Kentucky, the Eastern District of Kentucky, and the Southern District of Indiana. He has practiced pro hac vice in the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
He is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbard. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyer a number of times and has been selected as one of the best bankruptcy and collection lawyers in in Louisville Magazine.
Mr. Sandlin was the two term Mayor of the City of Glenview Manor having been elected twice from 2007 to 2015. Prior to that, he was elected and served on the Glenview Manor city council from 2002 to 2006.
He is presently serving as one of the Kentucky Commissioners to the Uniform Law Commission and recently served on one of its drafting committees for commercial real estate receiverships.
- First Union Home Equity Bank, N.A. v. Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank, 111 S.W.3d 892 (Ky. App. 2003).
- Sunrise Turquoise, Inc., v. Chemical Design Co., Inc., 899 S.W.2d 856 (Ky. App. 1995).
- In re Transport Associates, Inc., 171 B.R. 232 (Bkrtcy. W.D. Ky. 1994).
- In re H. J. Scheirich Co., 982 F.2d 945 (6th 1993).