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Sam Zeigler is a member of Taylor English’s Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights group. His practice focuses on creditor’s rights litigation and related matters, including bankruptcy, receivership, and foreclosure-sale confirmation litigation. He also has significant experience in pursuing ad valorem property-tax appeals. Mr. Zeigler currently represents lenders from community banks to national banking associations in both state courts and the bankruptcy court. In his state-court practice, Mr. Zeigler has significant experience pursuing actions to collect on promissory notes, guaranties, and other evidence of indebtedness. He also has prosecuted numerous actions to confirm foreclosure sales and has experience pursuing petitions for the appointment of a receiver to manage or liquidate the client’s collateral. In bankruptcy court, he has pursued motions for relief from the automatic stay and helped several banks defend against the fraudulent-transfer and preference claims of the trustee.

Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Zeigler was an associate in the Atlanta office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Mr. Zeigler began his career with Stites & Harbison, PLLC in Nashville, Tennessee, where he litigated in the creditor’s rights, property-tax appeal, and commercial areas. He is licensed to practice law in both Tennessee and Georgia.

Publications & Articles

  • Author, “Time is Indeed Money: A Short History of the Billable Hour,” Nashville Bar Journal, December 2008/January 2009.
  • Author, “The Voluntary Payment Rule in Tennessee: A Potentially Powerful Defense to Claims for Repayment Gutted with Exceptions,” Nashville Bar Journal, April 2008.