Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

New York
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What the team is known for Active restructuring and insolvency team offering quality representation to parties to distressed situations including investors, hedge funds and financial advisers, as well as former officers and directors. Attracts recognition for its work in creditors' rights matters as well as the strength of its litigation practice. Frequently engaged on matters with an international element.

Strengths"Kasowitz is an elite firm with truly top-notch lawyers," notes one source. "When you are really in a tough spot, they're there to help you."

Another client offers a similarly high appraisal: "The people I deal with are all uniformly top-flight legal thinkers."

Work highlights Acted for TPG Capital in bankruptcy proceedings and multiple court actions concerning an operating subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment, a TPG subsidiary.

Notable practitioners

David Rosner heads up the Kasowitz restructuring and bankruptcy litigation team. He advises private equity firms, creditor groups and debtors in connection with complex Chapter 11 proceedings, workouts and bankruptcy-related litigation. "He is a fantastic negotiator and can go toe to toe with anyone," avers one recent client. "He is extremely responsive and devoted to achieving the best results for us."