AlixPartners is a leading global restructuring and business advisory firm of results-oriented professionals who specialize in creating value and restoring performance at every stage of the business lifecycle. We have been retained as restructuring advisor and/or interim management in some of the most important multinational reorganizations in history, including the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), Kodak, Calpine, and General Motors to name only a few. With over 1,500 employees and 25+ offices globally, we thrive on our ability to make a difference in high-impact situations and deliver sustainable, bottom-line results. Our clients comprise large and middle market companies and their constituents, who retain us as restructuring advisor, interim management, or financial advisor to creditors or banks. Learn more at www.AlixPartners.com.
2017 Sustaining Patrons
The American College of Bankruptcy would like to acknowledge and thank the following firms for their commitment of $5000 for 2017:
Cole Schotz serves clients nationally from its offices in New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Texas. The firm represents a variety of entities including private equity firms, hedge funds, closely-held businesses, Fortune 500 companies, as well as select individuals. Founded in 1928, the firm has grown to over 120 attorneys who work in eleven primary areas of practice: Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring, Construction Services, Corporate, Finance & Business Transactions, Employment Law, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Real Estate, Real Estate Special Opportunities, Tax, Trusts & Estates and White Collar Defense & Investigations. Learn more at www.coleschotz.com.
Goodwin is a leading Am Law 50 and Global 50 law firm, with offices across the United States and in Europe and Asia. Excelling at complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation, the firm combines in-depth legal knowledge with practical business experience to help clients maximize opportunities and manage risk. With more than 900 lawyers, Goodwin offers innovative counsel and delivers results through a client-centric and collaborative approach. Goodwin’s sophisticated and full-service Financial Restructuring Group is fully equipped to help clients with the most complex high profile restructurings and distressed opportunities. As both negotiators and litigators, Goodwin represents every type of major stakeholder in troubled companies and works with a cross-disciplinary team to structure complex financings and to negotiate rights among various groups of creditors. Goodwin’s broad level of experience provides clients with unique insights from a variety of perspectives, and the ability to propose and implement effective solutions to extraordinarily difficult and complex matters. Learn more at http://www.goodwinlaw.com/services/practices/financial-restructuring.
Latham & Watkins’ global Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts practice delivers creative and efficient solutions to all major participants in restructuring transactions and insolvency proceedings anywhere in the world. The team represents corporations, banks, creditors’ committees, hedge funds, sponsors, insurance companies and other financial institutions on workouts, restructurings and bankruptcy cases from middle market businesses to the largest multinational enterprises. Our extensive involvement around the globe with every form of current finance structure gives us the necessary experience to design and implement the most complex financial restructurings for our clients. We are able to draw on substantive industry knowledge across the firm as well as insight and focus in diverse practice areas including securities law, corporate, litigation, real estate, employment and pensions, environmental, regulatory and tax law. Clients also benefit from the group’s adept coordination across jurisdictions to successfully resolve matters with significant cross-border challenges.
Mintz Levin is an Am Law 100 full-service law firm with offices across the United States and Europe. Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice has a market-leading reputation, defined by its ability to handle any credit situation in any sector. The firm has successfully represented clients in many of the largest and most complex in- and out-of-court restructurings. Our team is backed by a litigation bench comprised of over 100 trial attorneys experienced in complex business and insolvency issues. Our practice is also considered to be one of the premier practices for tax-exempt bondholders. We have represented tax-exempt and taxable bondholders and their indenture trustees doing business throughout the country and internationally, and we have appeared in bankruptcy courts in almost every state in the nation.
Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice, with more than 3800 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Through our international network we provide the world’s pre-eminent businesses and financial institutions with fully integrated legal services in all of the major industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP (PSZJ) is the nation’s leading corporate restructuring boutique, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Delaware and New York. PSZJ attorneys are experienced in representing all major constituencies in bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts, including debtors, committees, trustees, bondholders, asset purchasers, and third-party plan proponents. PSZJ also handles sophisticated business litigation and transactional matters as part of its renowned U.S. News & World Report “Tier One” restructuring practice.
Ropes & Gray LLP is a preeminent global law firm, with more than 1,100 lawyers and legal professionals serving a premier client base in major centers of business, finance, technology and government. The firm has offices in key markets worldwide, including New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul. It has consistently been recognized for its leading practices in areas including private equity, M&A, life sciences, business restructuring, health care, finance, investment management, hedge funds, tax, intellectual property, litigation, securities litigation, government enforcement, and privacy & data security.
Schulte Roth & Zabel’s Business Reorganization Group offers innovative, effective ways for clients to evaluate investments across many industries, assisting them in bankruptcy, restructuring and distressed investing. The group represents secured creditors, unsecured creditors, debtor-in-possession lenders, acquirers, equity holders, plan sponsors and others in reorganizations and out-of-court workouts, and regularly advises on acquisitions and divestitures of troubled companies and their assets. Having participated in all types of litigation and transactional aspects of in-court and out-of-court restructurings, the group brings a business perspective to the complex issues facing clients, helping them to achieve their investment objectives. And with market-leading capabilities on both sides of the Atlantic, the group provides a broad perspective to serve a global client base. A top-ranked practice in The Deal’s bankruptcy league tables, SRZ’s Business Reorganization Group is regularly recognized as a top practice by the major ranking publications. Visit the firm’s website at www.srz.com for more information and access to alerts, articles and white papers published by the firm.
Squire Patton Boggs is a renowned global law firm with a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 46 offices across 21 countries providing a seamless service that operates on any scale – locally or globally. Whatever is needed, we are able to deliver the cross-practice, cross-border and industry-specific support that clients require for success in today’s competitive and fast changing market. Our Restructuring & Insolvency team has been one of the largest and most respected practices in the industry for decades, with more than 110 lawyers in 26 offices across the US, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America. We are experienced and trusted advisors to the gamut of parties involved in restructuring and insolvency matters. Our skill and diversity across the full range of debtor and creditor work has enabled us to play important roles in many of the most significant restructurings and reorganizations, in the US and abroad.
FTI Consulting, Inc. is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With nearly 900 employees located in 44 offices throughout the world, our Corporate Finance & Restructuring professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex restructuring, business transformation and transaction challenges and opportunities.
Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP is a premier boutique law firm focusing on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and municipal restructurings. The firm prides itself on the depth, intellect and ability of its team, which is known for its creativity, client loyalty, and commitment to excellent results. Our lawyers are outstanding and dedicated professionals, winning awards and accolades at the highest levels of the profession. We provide exceptional business reorganization and transactional advice, in and out of court, backed by top tier litigation, appellate advocacy and expert witness services with a proven record of success, and a long list of satisfied clients.