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Jones Day

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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What the team is known for

Regularly handles high-profile Chapter 11 bankruptcies and reorganizations, utilizing the firm's extensive network of offices and nationwide capabilities. Possesses expertise in pension and retiree legacy issues, and frequently advises on mass tort and asbestos restructurings. Also has deep experience in transactional matters including distressed M&A as well as offering notable capabilities in financial distress litigation. An enviable client list includes distressed municipalities and national companies, private equity firms and financial institutions.

Strengths

"It's a great team," comments an interviewee, adding: "They manage client needs and are great at providing consistent information to clients."

A client remarks: "It's a unique team in that they are very strong in bankruptcy strategy, litigation and deal making."

Work highlights

Represented an ad hoc group of creditors holding approximately $6 billion of secured and unsecured indebtedness in relation to Intelsat's Chapter 11 cases.

Notable practitioners

Bruce Bennett has an exceptional reputation as a bankruptcy practitioner, with experience across industries including retail, energy and media.
"He brings real intellectual firepower as well as a bulldog approach. He is a zealous advocate of his clients' goals." "His resilience, flexibility and adaptability is remarkable."

James Johnston is experienced in advising both debtor and creditor clients on Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court workouts.
"Heis extremely smart and very creative with his legal arguments." "He is user-friendly."

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Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Jones Day

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Location

555 California Street

26th Floor

San Francisco

California

USA

CA 94104

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California

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Bruce S Bennett
Band 1
James O Johnston
Band 3