These firms recently filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s local court clerk’s offices.

Under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy code, a company is protected from claims by creditors while it attempts to reorganize its finances under a plan approved by the court.

In a Chapter 7 liquidation, a court trustee sells assets to pay creditors’ claims. The company then ceases operations.

Eastern Virginia District
Alexandria Division

San Vito-Burke LLC

8944 Burke Lake Rd., Springfield, Va. 22151

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 12-11748-BFK

Date filed: March 16

Attorney: Moran Monfort, 703-359-8088

Assets: $50,001 to $100,000

Liabilities: $100,001 to $500,000

Largest unsecured creditor: FW VA-Kings Park Shopping Center, $53,068

Obaye Inc.

5746 Union Mill Rd., Clifton, Va. 20124

Type of filing: Chapter 7 liquidation

Case number: 12-11761-RGM

Date filed: March 16

Attorney: Fenlene H. Edrington, 703-580-8088

Assets: $50,001 to $100,000

Liabilities: $500,001 to $1 million

Largest unsecured creditor: Amscan and Cosner’s Corner, $303,971 each

Maryland District
Greenbelt

Brown Services LLC

4357 Southern Ave., Capitol Heights, Md. 20743

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 12-14863

Date filed: March 15

Attorney: Diana L. Klein, 443-569-4574

Assets: $100,001 to $500,000

Liabilities: $100,001 to $500,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Mazda American Credit, $15,959

Commercial Building Systems Inc.

37406 River Springs Rd., Avenue, Md. 20609

Type of filing: Chapter 7 liquidation

Case number: 12-14900

Date filed: March 16

Attorney: Kasey L. Edwards, 301-731-3072

Assets: $100,001 to $500,000

Liabilities: $1,000,001 to $10 million

Largest unsecured creditor: State of Maryland, $809,000

District of Columbia

Capitol Technology Centre Inc.

1275 K St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20005

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 12-00198

Date filed: March 19

Attorney: Michael D. Sendar, 202-320-9730

Assets: $50,001 to $100,000

Liabilities: $100,001 to $500,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Not disclosed

— Compiled by Vanessa Small