Balch & Bingham LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

Current View:

This content is provided by Chambers. Learn more about our methodology

What the team is known for Particularly noted for its close relationship with utility providers. Its wide range of experience extends to the education and healthcare sectors. Also advises banks, capital funds, private equity firms and financial institutions as creditors and secured lenders in major bankruptcy and restructuring matters. Maintains a strong market reputation for its work on Chapter 11 bankruptcies and in workout situations.

Strengths Market sources say: "The team provides a high level of legal expertise in many areas and works well together. Collaboration with subject matter experts within the firm is used judiciously to manage expenses, while at the same time giving top-notch advice in all matters."

One client praises the team for being "very strong," adding: "I have been impressed with the associates that I have worked with and have always received prompt responses to questions and updates on proceedings."

Work highlights Represented Midland Funding and Midland Credit Management in various disputes and proceedings concerning claims for consumer debts.

Notable practitioners

Jeremy Retherford
is highly regarded in the market for his experience handling bankruptcy matters, loan facilities and Chapter 11 claims. A client says: "He is very professional in his approach and always considers our overall business interests in the way that he handles matters for us. He is very strategic in this way and demonstrates that he understands our overall objectives in every decision he makes."