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Dilworth Paxson LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

4 ranked lawyersBand 2PennsylvaniaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

A comprehensive bankruptcy and restructuring team advising distressed companies from various sectors including publishing, real estate and technology. Particularly noted for its strength representing debtors and lenders in complex Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases. Also well versed in creditors' rights and corporate restructurings.

Strengths

One commentator says: "They have done an amazing job in the nonprofit sector. It is a really great team."

Another adds: "It is a phenomenal practice group."

Work highlights

Represented the board of directors of PREIT (Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust) in its Chapter 11 filing in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Notable practitioners

Anne Marie Aaronson is experienced in counseling debtors on bankruptcy matters including workouts and out-of-court restructurings.
"She is fabulous." "She is extremely capable."

James Matour has a broad practice which encompasses workouts, restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings.
"James is a great lawyer." "He has an encyclopedic knowledge of the law. He is a true bankruptcy scholar."

Lawrence McMichael maintains a prominent bankruptcy practice that frequently sees him handle high-value proceedings.
"He is one of the best lawyers I've ever seen. He is smart, really calm under pressure and his courtroom demeanor is terrific." "Lawrence is outstanding." "He is a superstar and one of the smartest people I have ever dealt with."

Martin Weis focuses his practice on the representation of creditors in sophisticated bankruptcy and restructuring matters.
"A good advocate."

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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.

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Anne Marie Aaronson
Band 3
James M Matour
Band 2
Lawrence McMichael Esq
Star Individuals
Martin J Weis
Band 3