PBN: Q and A with John Dorsey

September 2015
John Dorsey, an attorney at Ferrucci Russo, was recently named a court-appointed receiver by the R.I. Superior Court. Dorsey has a wealth of experience in cases involving insolvency, turn-around and repositioning of distressed business operations and real estate projects.


He was part of the Ferrucci Russo team that restructured and operated The Westerly Hospital, which was recognized as the Turnaround Deal-of-the-Year by the Merger & Acquisition Advisor. Dorsey holds a B.S. in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law.


What are some of the responsibilities of a receiver?

The primary role of a receiver is to take the steps necessary to preserve and maximize the value of the assets of a receivership estate. Oftentimes, this involves developing a creative approach to the marketing and sale of the estate's assets. The strategies can include: securing entitlements or eliminating impediments which may not otherwise be feasible outside of the receivership process; [and] negotiating difficult transactional issues between parties

What are some of the responsibilities of a receiver?
The primary role of a receiver is to take the steps necessary to preserve and maximize the value of the assets of a receivership estate. Oftentimes, this involves developing a creative approach to the marketing and sale of the estate's assets. The strategies can include: securing entitlements or eliminating impediments which may not otherwise be feasible outside of the receivership process; [and] negotiating difficult transactional issues between parties

See full question-and-answer article here.