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Alston & Bird LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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What the team is known for

Superb bankruptcy team that works alongside clients at every stage of the restructuring and bankruptcy process. Excels in Chapter 11 proceedings and also provides representation and support on matters including remedy enforcement and out-of-court workouts. Strong capabilities in advising on debtor-in-possession financings. Additionally noted for its counsel on issues concerning fiduciary duties and fraudulent conveyances. Clients include creditors' committees, lenders, debtors and the buyers of distressed assets.

Strengths

Clients say: "Alston & Bird is my go-to firm in Georgia for bankruptcy and restructuring matters."

Sources say: "There is an intuitive quality to help imagine, meet and support our needs as clients."

Work highlights

Represented Fortress Investment Group in its acquisition of Krystal following the latter's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

Notable practitioners

David Wender is recognized for his handling of courtroom proceedings and out-of-court workouts. He often acts in matters such as Chapter 7 and Chapter 15 proceedings.
"He is very thoughtful, focused, creative and he thinks outside of the box."

Dennis Connolly is recognized for his longstanding experience in Chapter 11 proceedings. He advises both debtor- and creditor-side clients.
"He is one of the best."

Jonathan Edwards has notable strength in complex insolvency litigation. He acts for clients such as national banks and global manufacturers.
"He is an efficient, dedicated and customer-focused lawyer. He keeps me well informed and is always available."

William Sugden acts for companies within the healthcare, energy and technology spheres. He works on a range of restructuring mandates, including offshore bankruptcy concerns.
"He is highly professional and extremely knowledgeable. He is an excellent communicator who is extraordinarily accessible."

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Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Alston & Bird LLP

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Location

One Atlantic Center

1201 West Peachtree Street

Atlanta

Georgia

USA

GA 30309

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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.

Georgia

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


David A Wender
Band 3
Dennis J Connolly
Band 1
Jonathan Edwards
Band 3
William S. Sugden
Band 4