Blank Rome LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

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  • We are the largest bankruptcy team in Pennsylvania and a market leader for bankruptcy services there and in Mid-Atlantic states. We're the heart of a 50-lawyer practice, also in Delaware, New York, the West Coast, and Washington, D.C.
  • We represent lenders, secured creditors, indenture trustees, official and ad hoc creditors’ committees, debtors, asset purchasers, and other fiduciaries and parties in bankruptcy, reorganization, and workout matters, including related litigation.
  • Several of us are both finance and bankruptcy lawyers—distinguishing us from competitors and allowing us to better understand adversaries’ strategy and to advise our clients accordingly.
  • We frequently represent secured creditors and debtor-in-possession lenders in Chapter 11 cases.
  • We work on creditors’ committee engagements involving a variety of industries, representing. institutional and trade constituents.
  • We're a strong name in the shipping, maritime, and transportation arenas, and we're particularly skilled in handling Chapter 15 cases, in which debtors outside the U.S. can access U.S. courts.
  • Senior finance work is a core component of our restructuring practice. We often represent first- and second-lien secured creditors and debtor-in-possession lenders in Chapter 11 cases, with long-standing clients in this area.
  • Blank Rome is nationally known for insurance recovery work, which frequently includes our practice assisting corporate clients in Chapter 11.