Jones Day

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

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What the team is known for High-profile practice that works on complex restructurings and bankruptcy filings on behalf of blue-chip clients. Advises debtors, lenders and committees. Experienced in mass tort restructurings and resolving derivatives-related issues. Known for its strength handling cross-border matters, as well as union, pension and retiree legacy issues. Expertise spans restructuring work concerning asbestos-related matters.

Strengths"The whole team is very good; they are good lawyers, good people and they work seamlessly," remark sources.

Clients say: "Everything it does is of the highest quality, it has excellent lawyers in court and at the negotiating table."

"The team is very practical and good at managing complex commercial transactions that often arise in complex bankruptcies," report commentators.

Work highlights Continued to advise Rex Energy, and its subsidiaries, on a sale process and securing approval for a plan of liquidation, as a result of Rex Energy's 2018 Chapter 11 proceedings.

Notable practitioners

Gregory Gordon remains a fantastic choice for Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructuring. Sources point to his "exceptional judgment" and note: "He understands the legal landscape and is extremely thorough and well prepared in court."