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Faegre Drinker

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

1 ranked lawyersBand 1New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recognized for its strong bondholder and indenture trustee practice. Provides significant expertise in Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 cases. Operates across a variety of sectors, including energy and telecommunications.

Strengths

A client states: "They are extremely thoughtful people and they have great insight into key legal issues."

A source praises the group's "collaborative team effort right from the beginning and self-assessment throughout the entire process."

Work highlights

Acted for UMB as indenture trustee for around $1 billion of bonds in the Chapter 11 cases of EP Energy.

Notable practitioners

James Millar is frequently called upon by bondholders for representation in high-profile bankruptcy matters. He has particular expertise in matters concerning the oil and gas sector.
"He is a very good litigator. He is tenacious and knows his leverage points and is very commercial." "He is cool-headed, thoughtful and one of the brightest legal minds around." "A deep thinker and a great sounding board."

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New York

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


James Millar
Band 4