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Craig A. Wolfe has more than 20 years of experience counseling clients facing financial distress. Craig also represents sellers and purchasers of specific assets and entire businesses in the context of Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. His clients span a wide range of industries and sectors, including retail, apparel, food and beverage, packaging, technology, ocean shipping, shipbuilding, petroleum trading, offshore oil, pipeline, transportation and logistics, entertainment, telecommunications, chemical, aircraft, steel, publishing, manufacturing, and printing.
Craig has helped numerous companies avoid becoming Chapter 11 debtors, often on the eve of a potential filing and fully prepped for the “first day” hearing if bankruptcy became necessary. He also represents strategic financial and private equity clients in purchasing distressed businesses and specific assets, as well as creditors’ committees in the bankruptcies of companies across multiple industries.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Craig was a partner in the finance and restructuring practice of another global law firm, resident in New York.
Awards and Affiliations
Recognized, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, New York, NY, The Best Lawyers in America (2022)
Recommended, Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate, The Legal 500 US (2019)
Recommended, Corporate Restructuring, The Legal 500 US (2010, 2012, 2014)
Recipient, Transaction of the Year – Mid-Size Company Award, Turnaround Management Association (2012)
District of Columbia
Yale Law School, J.D.
University of California, Berkeley, B.A., highest distinction