Dechert LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

New York
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Dechert’s financial restructuring group has across-the-board experience representing creditors, investors and troubled companies in all types of in-court and out-of-court restructuring matters around the world. The practice represents clients in highly sophisticated, precedent-setting matters and holds substantial market share of the largest and most complicated deals.

The group handles:

  • Representation of ad hoc and official committees of creditors, lenders and noteholders.
  • Representation of agents, indenture trustees, shareholders and other significant parties.
  • Representation of distressed companies in restructurings and workouts, reorganizations, recapitalizations and other transactions.
  • Representation of investors of distressed assets and debt.
  • Distressed lending and debt trading.
  • Distressed mergers and acquisitions.
  • Debt financing for acquirers of distressed businesses.
  • Bankruptcy planning and litigation.

A hallmark of the practice is its experience as counsel to creditors’ committees, including ad hoc and official committees. Dechert is especially adept at representing ad hoc committees of noteholders, lenders and other critical stakeholders. Our lawyers know how to synchronize creditors’ interests and build consensus to maximize recovery. We have represented ad hoc committees in many cross-border matters as well.