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K&L Gates

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

2 ranked lawyersBand 1North CarolinaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Outstanding bankruptcy and restructuring group that primarily represents creditors, including creditors' committees, on matters such as litigation, workouts and other restructurings, leveraging the superb nationwide capabilities of the firm. Frequently appears before bankruptcy courts, as well as state and federal trial courts. Also offers experience representing an array of secured lenders and investors.

Strengths

Clients say: "They're strong for the local market and experienced nationally. They provide good coordination."

"They'retechnically proficient and practical," add sources.

Sources state: "They provide solid and sound business advice."

Work highlights

Represented Syneos Health in a pre-petition claim and post-petition contractual obligations regarding the Chapter 11 proceedings of several drug makers.

Notable practitioners

Lee Hogewood offers extensive experience representing creditors in disputes, insolvency and bankruptcy matters in courts throughout North Carolina and beyond. He currently serves as the managing partner of the firm's Raleigh office.
"He has an incredible reputation in the bankruptcy space."

Margaret Westbrook advises creditors on both contentious and noncontentious restructuring and insolvency matters, regularly appearing in bankruptcy courts and advising on risk management for clients. She also offers additional strengths in campaign finance work, acting for businesses on corporate political activity issues.
"She’s very knowledgeable and has a good reputation among the Bar for these issues." "Margaret Westbrook is really excellent, she's a standout."

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Bankruptcy/Restructuring

K&L Gates

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Location

Hearst Tower

214 North Tryon Street

47th Floor

Charlotte

North Carolina

USA

NC 28202

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

North Carolina

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


A Lee Hogewood III
Band 1
Margaret R Westbrook
Band 1