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Bankruptcy & Restructuring

Our restructuring and insolvency lawyers provide strategic, creative solutions to address issues arising from troubled investments and loans worldwide. We are a full-service restructuring practice with teams dedicated to traditional restructurings, documentation throughout transactions, and, when necessary, insolvency litigation. With lawyers in offices across the United States, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, we have handled restructuring and insolvency matters for clients in more than 90 countries.

Our lawyers provide the advocacy, experience, and deep bench to meet or exceed our clients’ needs. Our experience spans a wide range of assignments and client constituencies, including ad hoc noteholder groups, institutional investors, debtors, creditors’ committees, acquirers, high-yield and distressed debt investors, insurance companies, banks, trustees, administrators, liquidators, boards of directors, shareholders, senior and junior debt holders, governments, and international agencies.

We help creditors and debtors throughout the capital structure to optimize outcomes in out-of-court restructurings, international insolvencies, and US bankruptcy proceedings. We regularly counsel clients on matters involving the following:

  • Involuntary petitions
  • Debtor-in-possession (DIP) financings
  • Cash collateral arrangements
  • Creditors’ committees
  • Derivatives transactions
  • Claims allowance/litigation
  • Avoidance actions
  • Executory contracts
  • Section 363 sales
  • Enforcement of security
  • International debt recovery
  • Plan confirmation
  • Valuation issues
  • Restructurings and workouts
  • Amendments, waivers, and standstills
  • Consent solicitations
  • Administrations and liquidations
  • Schemes of arrangement and center of main interests (COMI) shifts
  • Insolvency-related trial and appellate litigation

Our elite services for clients cover a broad array of industries, including financial services, insurance, energy, retail, travel, automotive, telecommunications, infrastructure, technology, healthcare, aviation, real estate, shipping, manufacturing, sovereign debt, municipal finance, and tribal gaming.