Fox Rothschild LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

Illinois
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What the team is known for Compact team with a strong focus on commercial bankruptcy and restructuring work. Areas of strength include out-of-court workouts, bankruptcy litigation and the real estate implications of commercial bankruptcies. Clients include financial institutions, large corporations and closely held businesses.

Strengths One source admires the "smart, nimble firm," saying: "It is knowledgeable, experienced and provides good customer service."

An interviewee comments: "It is adept with complex issues, simplifying the problems into bite-sized pieces and tackling them one by one."

Another client appreciates that "it has extensive restructuring experience and a common-sense approach that avoids unnecessary work."

Work highlights Acted as conflict counsel to Toys R Us on its Chapter 11 proceedings.

Notable practitioners

Brian Shaw acts for clients on bankruptcy litigation and distressed M&A. One client praises his ability to "chart the optimum path to the best solution, stay resolutely goal-oriented and never lose his cool."

Robert Fishman advises debtors and creditors on in-court and out-of-court bankruptcy cases. He is experienced in handling bankruptcy-related litigation.

Steven Towbin is a "solid lawyer," according to one commentator. He represents debtors and trustees in litigation proceedings relating to Chapter 11 cases.