Fox Rothschild LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

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What the team is known for Well-regarded practice noted for its ability to manage the full spectrum of bankruptcy-related issues for an array of parties, including creditors' committees, debtors, trustees and purchasers. Noted for its handling of Chapter 7 cases, and also fields extensive experience with Chapter 11 proceedings. Also adept at handling out-of-court restructurings and workouts on behalf of distressed companies.

Strengths Clients describe the firm's lawyers as "excellent, skilled, strategic, experienced and knowledgeable."

A source states: "They provide very sophisticated advice, taking business practicalities into account."

Work highlights Represented PlanetArt in the purchase of Personal Creations for $18.1 million from the bankrupt company FTD.

Notable practitioners

Jeffrey Schlerf maintains notable strength in domestic and cross-border restructurings. He is a fine choice of counsel for both creditors and debtors engaged in Chapter 11 proceedings.

Mette Kurth is praised by clients for being "a shrewd negotiator and tactician, and a creative thinker." She has an impressive debtor- and creditor-side practice, with experience in courtroom proceedings and distressed asset transactions.