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Richard L. Wynne


Current Position

Hogan Lovells US LLP
1999 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Tel: 310-785-4602

Class: XVII (2006)Circuit: Ninth


Indiana University, B.A. (1979)
Columbia Law School, J.D. (1982)
Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law (Columbia), Certificate (1983)

Professional Career

Partner, Jones Day (2009-)
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP (2001-09)
Shareholder, Wynne Spiegel Itkin, LC (1995-01)
Associate (1985-88); Managing Shareholder (1988-94); Shareholder (1988-95), Levene & Eisenberg, PC
Associate, Kronish Lieb Shainswit Weiner & Hellman (1984-85)
Associate, Windels Marx Davies & Ives (1982-84)


American College of Bankruptcy (2006-)
American Bankruptcy Institute (1988-)
Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum (1987-)
Financial Lawyers Conference (1987-)
California Bankruptcy Journal, Editor (1993-03)
Los Angeles County Bar Association: Chair, Bankruptcy Committee (1995-96); Chair, Mediation Subcommittee (1995-96); Chair, Lobbying Committee, Bankruptcy Judgeship Act (1994)
American Bar Association, Co-Chair, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Committee (1992-94)


"Your Bond Issuer Has Filed For Bankruptcy? A Survey of The Trips, Traps and Opportunities That Await Bondholders an a Chapter 11 Case," Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, 2008 Edition
The Comparison Shopping Guide for 363 Sales, American Bankruptcy Institute Jun 2009 Co-author
"Mega-Cases Versus Mid-Market Restructurings," Daily Bankruptcy Review Aug 9, 2006 Author
"A Model for Canadian Cross-Border Insolvency," The Bankruptcy Strategist Apr 2005 Author
"Corporate Stewardship in the New Millennium," Financier Worldwide Magazine's 2003 Global Restructuring & Insolvency Review 2003 Author
"LBO's: Legal Binding Obligations or Looting Business Opportunities," Norton Bankruptcy Law Advisor Summer 2001 Author
"The UNCITRAL Model Rule on Cross-Border Insolvency," Los Angeles Lawyer Oct 1999 Author
"Reorganizing in a Fishbowl," American Bankruptcy Law Journal Fall 1999 Author
"The Coin of the Realm," Los Angeles Lawyer Oct 1996 Author
"Qualified Retirement Plan Benefits and the Debtor Participant," California Bankruptcy Journal Jan 1992 Author


The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms, Leading Lawyer in Insolvency (2006)
K&A Restructuring Register, Top 72 Lawyers (2004-07)
Southern California SuperLawyer, (2005-08)
Part of the team honored by the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association for the Transaction of the Year (Chapter 11 reorganization of Conseco) (2004),