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Adams and Reese LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

3 ranked lawyersBand 3LouisianaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recognized for its experience in a variety of different bankruptcy cases, advising companies from a wide range of industry sectors. Able to handle complex Chapter 11 filings and related litigation on behalf of creditors, debtors, purchasers and trustees. Regularly represents banks and other creditors in bankruptcy matters in the oil and gas sector.

Strengths

"It is absolutely a well-respected firm," confirms a source.

Notable practitioners

John Duck is a highly sought-after bankruptcy lawyer, who handles Chapter 11 proceedings and transactions involving distressed assets and debtor-in-possession financing.

Richard Aguilar is highly esteemed for his representation of banks and other creditors in bankruptcy matters. He handles Chapter 11 cases as well as loan workouts and foreclosures.
"I think he's the best litigation and bankruptcy attorney I have worked with." "His technical expertise is clearly there and his application of legal knowledge to the practical issues makes him someone you can rely on as an in-house lawyer."

Robin Cheatham has significant expertise encompassing transactional and contentious bankruptcy matters. He is especially active in the energy sector.

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Louisiana

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


John M Duck
Band 2
Ricardo “Richard" A Aguilar
Band 2
Robin B Cheatham
Band 3