Katten

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

Illinois
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Overview

Our Insolvency and Restructuring team offers practical, innovative solutions to complex business and legal issues that arise in the restructuring process, with a focus on resolving clients' economic objectives. We provide proactive, front-end counseling to clients in structuring commercial transactions to identify and minimize risks related to insolvency and bankruptcy. Financial institutions seek our assistance in restructuring large syndicated loans as well as "club" and middle-market loans. Our lender clients rely on us for thoughtful advice and prompt, market-tested structures and documentation in debtor-in-possession, exit and other bankruptcy-related financings. We are one of the leading firms to represent indenture trustees in connection with credit default administration and related litigation.

Our team has significant experience representing financially strained enterprises, including as Chapter 11 debtors, in various fields such as energy, technology, consumer products, retail and data-collection, and related services. We also represent buyers and sellers of businesses and assets in distressed situations, including in the context of bankruptcy proceedings and through the use of various state law procedures. We frequently represent stalking-horse and other third-party bidders in bankruptcy sales. Our team works closely with the firm's corporate and transactional attorneys to provide the optimal mix of experience in any transaction.