Attorney Phillip Kunkel Joins Alliance Management, a BerganKDV Company

Well-known financial services attorney Phil Kunkel recently joined Alliance Management, a BerganKDV Company. Kunkel has extensive experience in financial restructuring, business sale transactions, finance, agribusiness, real estate financing, for-profit and nonprofit businesses, operations, workouts and bankruptcy.

Kunkel will work with the Alliance Management team to provide business structure and management advice to companies experiencing financial stress and will also be available to serve as a receiver, trustee or mediator in connection with such businesses. He will work from the firm’s St. Cloud office.

“Phil is a very prominent and nationally known workout lawyer,” said Mike Knight, Alliance Management President, “He has managed complex reorganization issues with large nonprofits and is a respected intermediary known for settling substantial bankruptcy cases. We are thrilled to have him join our consulting team to help our clients analyze their options and develop a plan of action.”

A frequent CLE lecturer on commercial financing, UCC, renewable energy and workout and bankruptcy topics, Kunkel has taught courses on agricultural marketing and production contracts in the LLM program at the University of Arkansas Law School and participated in the drafting of a comprehensive receivership statute in Minnesota.

Kunkel holds a bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University and earned his juris doctorate from the University of Minnesota Law School. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, American College of Bankruptcy, American Bankruptcy Institute, American Bar Association and Minnesota State Bar Association.


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