The American College of Bankruptcy would like to acknowledge and thank the following firms for their commitment of $2500 for 2017:
Clients turn to our attorneys for help with litigation and transactions relating to all types of bankruptcy and insolvency issues. We're consistently recognized for our extensive experience in both commercial and consumer issues, we understand the financial industry, and we work closely with clients in all types of matters involving debtor/creditor relationships and asset restructuring. www.bakerdonelson.com
BakerHostetler, one of the nation’s largest law firms, represents clients around the globe. With 14 offices coast to coast, our more than 950 lawyers litigate cases and resolve disputes that potentially threaten clients’ competitiveness, navigate the laws and regulations that shape the global economy, and help clients develop and close deals that fuel their strategic growth. We distinguish ourselves through our commitment to the highest standard of client care. By emphasizing an approach to service delivery as exacting as our legal work, we are determined to surpass our clients’ expectations. Our firm was founded on three core principles: to develop and sustain mutually beneficial, long-term relationships with each of its clients; to provide timely, responsive, and high quality legal services; and to be generous with both time and money to the communities where we work.
With nearly 550 attorneys serving clients around the globe, Blank Rome is an international law firm representing businesses and organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-up entities. Founded in 1946, Blank Rome advises clients on all aspects of their businesses, including commercial and corporate litigation; consumer finance; corporate, M&A, and securities; environmental, energy, and natural resources; finance, restructuring, and bankruptcy; intellectual property and technology; labor and employment; maritime, international trade and government contracts; matrimonial; products liability, mass torts, and insurance; real estate; tax, benefits, and private client; and white collar defense and investigations. Blank Rome also represents pro bono clients in a wide variety of cases and matters. For additional information, visit www.blankrome.com.
Covington is a pre-eminent international law firm of more than 850 lawyers practicing in the U.S., Europe and Asia. In an increasingly regulated world, we have an exceptional ability to navigate clients through their most complex business problems, deals and disputes. What sets us apart is our ability to combine the strength in our corporate, litigation and investigations practices with deep knowledge of policy and policymakers, and one of the world’s leading regulatory practices. This enables us to create novel solutions to our clients’ toughest problems, successfully try their toughest cases and deliver practical advice of the highest quality.
As one of the 75 largest law firms headquartered in the U.S., Faegre Baker Daniels is dedicated to serving the legal needs of regional, national and international businesses. From offices in the U.S., U.K. and China, our more than 750 legal and consulting professionals provide the depth and breadth of expertise necessary to solve complex business challenges. We represent clients in complex corporate bankruptcy cases, debt restructurings and related litigation matters. Our team of bankruptcy and restructuring professionals regularly represents debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, landlords, indenture trustees, bankruptcy trustees, private investment funds, buyers of distressed debt/businesses and unsecured creditors' committees. We provide coordinated representation in all aspects of restructuring corporate debt securities in every major industry sector and also help financially healthy companies acquire or invest in distressed companies across the United States and internationally.
Haynes and Boone, LLP is a full service law firm with a national presence and an international reach. With more than 600 lawyers located in Texas, New York, California, Chicago, Denver, Washington, DC, London, Shanghai and Mexico City, we are trusted advisors, zealous advocates and creative strategists. We have a client-first philosophy, defining our success as providing exceptional value and practical business-minded solutions to our clients and innovative contributions to their businesses. The Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring Practice Group at Haynes and Boone has long been recognized as one of just a handful of teams in the nation fully equipped to handle the largest and most complex out-of-court financial restructurings and Chapter 11 reorganization cases. Clients, whether debtors, creditors, lenders, equity security holders or agent banks, benefit from a team with significant experience, diverse skills and deep bench. Having handled matters across a wide variety of industries, our lawyers are adept at learning the “ins-and-outs” of clients’ businesses.
Established in 1947, Holland & Hart today has approximately 500 lawyers providing a full range of services from 15 offices across the Mountain West and in Washington, D.C. The firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Practice Group is a leader in bankruptcy, insolvency, restructuring, and creditors' rights and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, The Legal 500 United States, and Chambers USA. Our experienced team of attorneys offers counsel in virtually all phases of bankruptcy and insolvency, including bankruptcy litigation, avoidance actions, stay relief, adequate protection, plan confirmation, dischargeability, dismissal/conversion, and claim disputes, as well as contract and commercial litigation in the bankruptcy context.
Jones Walker LLP is among the largest 120 law firms in the United States and one of the most recognized law firms in the southeast, serving a full range of local, regional, national, and international business interests with approximately 390 attorneys located in Alabama, Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, and Texas. The firm is committed to providing legal services to major multinational, public, and private companies and individuals doing business in the United States and abroad. The firm builds service-oriented relationships with its clients and is dedicated to understanding its clients' businesses, the industries in which they operate, and the myriad legal challenges they face. The firm fosters an environment that allows for efficient problem-solving and value-added counseling, providing clients with timely, useful, and pragmatic legal advice at a fair value.
The current financial landscape presents legal challenges unrivaled in scope and complexity to businesses in every industry. The Paul, Weiss Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization Department helps companies, creditors and investors facing rapid market and regulatory transformation respond to these challenges with comprehensive and innovative bankruptcy and reorganization strategies. Our practice has been a critical advisor in almost every major headline grabbing restructuring over the past several years. For more information, please visit www.paulweiss.com.
Sheppard Mullin is a full-service AmLaw 100 firm with over 750 attorneys in 15 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Companies turn to Sheppard Mullin to handle a full range of bankruptcy and high stakes litigation, complex finance and real estate transactions, and corporate and technology matters. Our bankruptcy and restructuring attorneys represent clients in all types of regional, national and cross-border insolvency matters. We have the resources to respond to the time sensitivity of financial crises and the depth to provide whatever size team is required. We draw upon firm-wide resources to solve the multidisciplinary problems presented by business insolvencies.
Sidley’s Global Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy group consists of over 60 full-time restructuring lawyers, located principally in our Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles and New York offices. Our role is typically one of the primary roles in a restructuring (e.g., lead debtor’s counsel, committee counsel or lead counsel to the senior debt syndicate), and our matters generally involve the restructuring of large and mid-size companies throughout North America, Europe and Asia. We have extensive experience in navigating our clients through some of the largest and most challenging restructurings in the U.S. and globally. Our capabilities extend to virtually every aspect of the reorganization practice, but we have practical experience in guiding our clients through comprehensive consensual restructurings and recapitalizations, both in and out of court.
Our national bankruptcy practice includes well-respected and experienced bankruptcy lawyers and litigators, as well as lawyers with corporate, finance and accounting backgrounds. We advise clients in a wide array of industries, including financial services, real estate, energy, retail, media, hospitality, transportation, manufacturing, mortgage servicing and foreclosure, and health care. We focus on representing financial institutions, distressed companies, debtors-in-possession, special servicers, landlords, indenture trustees, bankruptcy trustees and other fiduciaries, and secured and unsecured creditors in out-of-court workouts, Chapter 11 reorganizations, distressed business/assets acquisitions and debtor/creditor conflicts generally.