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Gibbons P.C.

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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What the team is known for

A well-regarded group with experience acting for both creditors and debtors. Expertise includes workouts and insolvency counseling, bankruptcy litigation and foreclosure actions. The team works across a number of industries with expertise in environment, healthcare and financial services. Works closely with specialists from other departments to provide a comprehensive bankruptcy service.

Strengths

One client says: "They have a high level of responsiveness."

Another remarks: "It is a very skilled legal team."

Work highlights

Advised Wilmington Trust as the successor indenture trustee in relation to the Chapter 11 case of Aceto.

Notable practitioners

David Crapo 's experience covers the handling of Chapter 11 cases. His practice also includes acting as patient care ombudsman in a bankruptcy proceeding.
"David is a very thoughtful attorney who is able to navigate difficult personalities. He is very knowledgeable and scholarly."

Karen Giannelli 's extensive experience includes the handling of Chapter 11 proceedings on behalf of debtors, as well as litigating in bankruptcy court.
"Karen is a powerhouse." "Karen is incredibly smart and has a great knack at going to the heart of the issue, which makes her efficient."

Mark Conlan is sought out for his expertise in representing trustees in Chapter 11 proceedings.
"Mark has a lot of experience and he is very determined." "Mark is outstanding." "He is bright and practical."

Bankruptcy attorney Natasha Songonuga has experience working with nonprofit organizations and handling Chapter 11 cases.
"Natasha is an exceptional lawyer - she's very detail-oriented. If you want an attorney to be sure something is done thoroughly and well, Natasha is a great choice."

Head of department Robert Malone frequently counsels trustees and creditors on Chapter 11 proceedings and bankruptcy litigation.
"Robert is good on his feet."

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Overview

Gibbons has long maintained a premier insolvency practice from its headquarters in the District of New Jersey. Our Financial Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights (FRCR) Department supports a highly regarded, growing national practice while also leveraging the firm’s significant foothold in the Mid-Atlantic region, particularly the Southern District of New York and District of Delaware the two preeminent corporate bankruptcy venues in the country. Our practice includes debtor, creditor, and fiduciary representations in federal bankruptcy cases; pre-bankruptcy workout/insolvency counseling; and related state court litigation involving receiverships, attachments, replevins, and commercial foreclosure actions. We have the versatility of having represented all major constituencies in chapter 11 cases and the distinction of having represented a principal party in cutting-edge decisions in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and across the country.

In Delaware, widely regarded as the corporate capital of the world, our insolvency attorneys rely on firm-wide financial, transactional, and litigation strength to comprehensively serve clients’ needs that span the restructuring landscape and provide innovative solutions for distressed businesses through various formal and informal insolvency proceedings.

Focus areas within our FRCR Department include:

  • Financial restructuring
  • Creditors’ rights representation
  • Fiduciary representation
  • Related business, commercial, and insolvency litigation


Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Gibbons P.C.

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Location

One Gateway Center

Newark

New Jersey

USA

NJ 07102

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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.

New Jersey

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


David N. Crapo
Band 4
Karen A Giannelli
Band 1
Mark Conlan
Band 4
Natasha Songonuga
Band 4
Robert K. Malone
Band 2