Mr. Binder has over 35 years of experience representing businesses and individuals as debtors or creditors in all types of bankruptcy matters and corporate restructuring. In addition to his considerable bankruptcy experience, Mr. Binder frequently represents businesses and individuals in real estate and business matters, collection and collection defense, and commercial law disputes. Mr. Binder’s practice also includes asset protection planning, creditor negotiations and workouts, debtor-creditor rights, tax disputes, bankruptcy appeals, and representing under-insured defendants in settlement negotiations and mediations.
Mr. Binder is active in the local Silicon Valley community, frequently lecturing on bankruptcy and related topics such as asset protection planning. Mr. Binder has been featured as a guest lecturer at the Santa Clara University School of Law on a number of occasions and spoken to numerous professional organizations, including the National Bankruptcy Institute (NBI), Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum (BABF), California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), the Construction Financial Management Association, and the Santa Clara County Bar Association. Mr. Binder has been named as a Northern California “Super Lawyer” in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights every year since its inception in 2004.
Mr. Binder was born in Heidenheim, Germany, is married to his wife, Theresia, and has two sons. Mr. Binder’s interests include photography, travel, biking, hiking, and pinball.