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Jackson Walker LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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What the team is known for

Represents a diverse client base across sectors including energy, real estate and healthcare. Frequently engaged on reorganizations, Chapter 11 cases and bankruptcy litigation. Caseload ranges from complex corporate cases to liquidation proceedings for small businesses and individuals. Acts on behalf of creditors, debtors and asset purchasers, among others.

Strengths

One source comments: "It is a formidable team in Texas."

Another remarks: "They are very effective and fight hard."

Work highlights

Represented Sanchez Energy in its Chapter 11 case involving  approximately $2.3 billion in debt.

Notable practitioners

Bruce Ruzinsky works on various chapter bankruptcies and litigation. He counts debtors, landlords and trustees among his clients.
"If you can't get along with him, you can't get along with anyone." "Bruce is fair, reasonable and responsive."

Matthew Cavenaugh routinely represents large companies in the energy and retail sectors in bankruptcy matters. He is particularly well equipped to handle Chapter 11 proceedings.
"Matthew is a very practical and business-oriented guy." "He is a very talented lawyer."

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Overview

Jackson Walker brings real world experience to the table and finds efficient and proactive strategies to help our clients. We have worked on matters that include complex corporate Chapter 11 cases, out of court workouts, and litigation proceedings. With decades of experience in workouts and restructurings, we can successfully navigate sophisticated and complex matters, including preference and fraudulent transfer litigation, valuation and automatic stay proceedings, objections to discharge/dischargeability and commercial litigation.

Reach
Jackson Walker represents clients in bankruptcy courts nationally, including Delaware, New York, California, Illinois, New Jersey, Arizona, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee and other jurisdictions nationwide. Many of their lawyers are former judicial law clerks. Their varied experience means they can respond quickly to client’s needs wherever they may be.

Results
The firm excels at getting businesses reorganized and creditors paid. They assist clients in recovering their money and collateral when borrowers default or file for bankruptcy and represent secured and unsecured creditors and debtors in restructurings. Jackson Walker attorneys take a collaborative approach to obtain the highest possible recovery for our clients in an efficient and cost effective manner.

For more information, visit: https://www.jw.com/practice-areas/restructuring-reorganization-bankruptcy-litigation/

Members

Ruzinsky, Bruce (Head of Department)

Cavenaugh, Matt

Cavenaugh, Matthew

Freeman, Liz

Industries

Banking Litigation

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

Jackson Walker LLP

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Department location

2323 Ross Avenue

Suite 600

Dallas

Texas

USA

TX 75201

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Texas

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Bruce Ruzinsky
Band 3
Matthew Cavenaugh
Band 4