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- Chambers USA, Band 1 for Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide and NYC) and "Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year" in 2019

Recent Awards & Recognition

Our practice is frequently recognized for its work in bankruptcy and restructuring matters. Recent honors include:

PRACTICE RECOGNITION

  • Chambers USA and Chambers Global 2022: Ranked as a Band 1 firm in bankruptcy and restructuring, with nine partners earning top rankings, including three Band 1 rankings; recognized as "Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year" in 2019
  • The Legal 500 2021: Ranked as a Tier 1 firm in bankruptcy and restructuring, with eight partners earning top rankings, including three with “Hall of Fame” status
  • IFLR10002021: Ranked as a top-tier firm in restructuring and insolvency, with six partners listed as leading lawyers
  • U.S. News “Best Law Firms” USA 2021:Ranked as a Tier 1 firm in bankruptcy and bankruptcy litigation, with eight partners recognized as the “Best Lawyers in America” in the bankruptcy space and five partners recognized in the bankruptcy litigation space
  • Global Restructuring Review 30 2020: Recognized as one of the top 30 in restructuring worldwide
  • Benchmark Litigation 2019: Recognized as Tier 1 firm in bankruptcy, with two partners achieving the status of “National Practice Area Star”

INDIVIDUAL RECOGNITION

  • In 2022 and 2020, numerous restructuring partners—14 and 12, respectively—included in Lawdragon’s list of “500 Leading Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers”
  • In 2021 and 2020, a restructuring partner included in the American Bankruptcy Institute’s“40 Under 40” list
  • Law360 2021: One partner recognized as a Law360 MVP for bankruptcy
  • Crain’s 2021: One partner honored as a “Notable LGBTQ Leader”
  • Euromoney 2021: One partner shortlisted for the Women in Business Law America Awards
  • New York Law Journal 2021: One partner received the “Lifetime Achievement” award
  • Business Insider 2020: One partner honored as “Top Restructuring Partner”
  • The American Lawyer 2020: One partner recognized as “Dealmaker of the Year”

WORK HIGHLIGHT RECOGNITION

  • IFLR1000: “Restructuring Deal of the Year” for our work with McDermott International (2021) and “Deal of the Year: Restructuring and Insolvency” for our work with Sears (2020)
  • International Financial Review's Europe Awards: "Restructuring Deal of the Year" for our work advising sponsors in the Hertz Global and Vallourec restructurings (2022)
  • International Financial Review's Asia-Pacific Awards“Restructuring Deal of the Year” for our work with Boart Longyear (2022) and Virgin Australia Airlines (2021)
  • The Turnaround Management Association“Transaction of the Year Large Company” for our work with Trident USA (2020) and “Mid-Size Company Transaction of the Year” for our work with Gibson Brands (2019)
  • The M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards: “Restructuring Deal of the Year (Under $500M)” for our work with Trident USA (2020)
  • The M&A Advisor International M&A Awards: “Energy Deal of the Year” for our work with Pacific Drilling (2019)

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