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King & Spalding LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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What the team is known for

Market-leading bankruptcy group that represents a variety of financial institutions, such as banks, hedge funds and private equity firms in workout and restructuring matters both in and out of court. Noted for its broad-ranging sector strengths across retail, manufacturing, energy and healthcare, and represents a good choice of counsel for high-stakes cross-border bankruptcy cases. Also noted for its handling of distressed M&A and insolvency litigation. Expertise extends to multinational workouts, including those occurring in the Middle East, Europe and Russia.

Strengths

Sources say: "King & Spalding is one of my favorite firms to work with. The lawyers are consummate professionals who always approach matters with a very calm manner."

Clients say: "The firm has good depth and the lawyers are very good communicators who are responsive to client needs."

Work highlights

Served as debtors' counsel to Krystal and several affiliates in their Chapter 11 cases.

Notable practitioners

Austin Jowers is adept at handling an array of matters for both individual and group creditors. His practice also sees him frequently advising on distressed transactions.
"He is among the best attorneys I have every worked with. I can tell him what the business objective I am trying to solve is and he will create a legal strategy to accomplish that goal."

Jeffrey Dutson is increasingly commended for his handling of both debtor- and creditor-side mandates. His experience includes advising on Chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court workouts.
"He is a good lawyer who is really smart and easy to get along with."

Mark Maloney has expertise in managing a wide range of proceedings, including Chapter 11 and 15 restructurings. He is held in high regard for his bankruptcy litigation capabilities.
"He is our go-to partner. He is very business-focused, pragmatic and he will find a solution to any of your problems."

Paul Ferdinands is particularly experienced in distressed M&A. He also handles out-of-court restructurings and courtroom proceedings.

Sarah Borders remains at the forefront of the bankruptcy and restructuring market in Georgia. She is a highly accomplished lawyer with first-class experience in handling out-of-court restructurings, Chapter 11 proceedings and debt disputes.
"She is one of the best. She brings tons of experiences and she knows what the issues are. She is effective in helping us get to a resolution."

Thaddeus Wilson takes on a range of bankruptcy litigation. He acts for secured creditors such as major multinational banks.
"He is an excellent lawyer who is strategic and deal-oriented."

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Bankruptcy/Restructuring

King & Spalding LLP

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Location

1180 Peachtree Street

Atlanta

Georgia

USA

GA 30309

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Georgia

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Austin Jowers
Band 4
Jeffrey R Dutson
Up and Coming
Mark Maloney
Band 2
Paul K Ferdinands
Band 1
Sarah Borders
Star Individuals
Thaddeus Wilson
Up and Coming