Martin B. Tucker
Marty is a member in the Lexington office of Frost Brown Todd LLC. He concentrates his practice primarily in all aspects of bankruptcy and restructuring law and creditor’s rights law. Marty's experience includes the representation of banking institutions, commercial landlords, business entities and individuals regarding complex workouts, out-of-court restructurings, commercial and consumer bankruptcy cases and foreclosures, general business litigation and contract disputes. Additionally, Marty advises Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. and its North American affiliates in matters involving troubled automobile part suppliers and related issues.
Marty's experience is not limited to the representation of creditors. Marty represents and has represented numerous companies and individuals in complex commercial Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases and complex out-of-court restructurings and workouts. Marty's debtor representations have included the representation of restaurant owners, franchisees, commercial property owners and similar interests.
Marty's practice also includes representation of clients in commercial transactions, business formation and general corporate practice.
Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd LLC, he most recently practiced with the Lexington firm of Sawyer & Glancy PLLC. Prior to joining Sawyer & Glancy PLLC, Marty practiced with the firm of Forrest L. Ingram, P.C. in Chicago, Illinois.
Highlights & Recognitions
- Leadership Kentucky, 2013
- BV® Rated (4.3 out of 5.0), Martindale-Hubbell®
Memberships & Affiliations
- Kentucky Bar Association
- Fayette County Bar Association
- American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
Recent Blog Posts
- Nobleman And Lane Revisted - Reminder That Wholly Unsecured Mortgages On A Debtor's Principal Residence Can Be Avoided
- Kentucky Court of Appeals Corrects Misinterpretation of Regulation Governing Fees for Cancelled Foreclosure Sales
- New Federal Law Restricts Rights of Purchasers of Real Property at Foreclosure Sales Regarding Residential Real Property Tenants
- Recent Developments Regarding Treatment of Negative Equity Financing in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Cases after Enactment of BAPCPA
- Collecting on Judgments – Misconception Regarding Garnishment of Joint Bank Accounts in Kentucky
- The Potential Effect of the Kentucky Legislature’s Decision to “Opt-In” to the Federal Bankruptcy Exemption Scheme
Civic & Charitable Organizations
- Evening of Champions, Inc., President/Director
- The Makenna Foundation, Director
- Leadership Lexington (Class of 2009), Commerce Lexington
Non-FBT Publications and Events
UK/CLE Consumer Bankruptcy Law Conference, Speaker
University of Kentucky, Office of Continuing Legal Education, College of Law
March 18-19, 2010
Marty specifically wrote and will be speaking on the topic of current issues in Chapter 7 bankruptcy practice from a creditor's perspective.
Enforcing Creditors’ Rights Under the New Bankruptcy Law, Speaker
Sterling Education Services, Inc.
January 9, 2007
Marty specifically wrote about and spoke on the topic of changes to the treatment of collateral from a secured creditor’s perspective as a result of the enactment of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005.
"Bankruptcy Issues for the Real Estate Practitioner," Co-Author,
Kentucky Real Estate Law & Practice
UK/CLE Practice Handbook Third Edition, 2006