About Corporate Recovery Associates

Corporate Recovery Associates is a leading national consulting firm to creditors' committees that need to maximize the recovery of claims in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy matters. Clients retain us because of our recognized experience and capabilities, as well as our reputation for satisfying our client's needs.

Our team of professionals is made up of senior level individuals who are widely recognized as experts in their fields.  We pride ourselves in our ability to make complicated bankruptcy issues easy for our clients to understand. In turn, our clients are better equipped to participate in the decisions made by creditors' committees in order to maximize recoveries for creditors.

Richard Feferman

Richard Feferman is the founder of Corporate Recovery Associates.  He is a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA). Richard has extensive "hands-on" experience helping creditors  maximize the recovery of debts from highly leveraged, distressed companies.  Richard conducts special purpose audits (both in and out of bankruptcy) regarding the compliance with business agreements as well as the identification and recovery of overpayments.  He is a member of The Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors.  In addition, Richard was an instructor at the University of California, San Diego where he taught Financial Decision Making as part of the Division of Professional Studies Financial Management Program.

Areas of Specialization:
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Bankruptcies
  • Workouts
  • Corporate reorganizations and liquidations
  • Purchase of the assets and claims against financially distressed entities
  • Bankruptcy / Lease cross over issues
Before founding Corporate Recovery Associates, Richard was an advisor to several private investment entities and a Senior Associate at Business Valuation Services, one of the largest international firms specializing in the valuation of business interests.

Richard is a graduate of the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.