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Northen Blue

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

2 ranked lawyersBand 2North CarolinaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

North Carolina-based boutique firm specializing in bankruptcy and restructuring matters. Routinely acts for individual and organizational creditors, debtors, trustees and guarantors, among others. Offers strong capabilities in workouts, distressed acquisitions and litigation, as well as representing clients in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 proceedings.

Strengths

An interviewee asserts: "It is an excellent firm for debtors' work."

"Northen Blue is still one of the go-to firms for Chapter 11 filings," reports another.

Notable practitioners

John Northen is well respected in the market for his extensive experience in bankruptcy matters. He is sought out by individual and corporate clients for his advice on workouts and Chapter 11 cases, as well as bankruptcy-related litigation.
"He has the experience and the demeanor. The way he handles his cases and the way he presents it - I’ve been impressed. He's organized and has got a plan." "John Northen is one of the best bankruptcy lawyers I’ve ever worked with. He is excellent. I think the world of him."

John Paul Cournoyer is well versed in a variety of bankruptcy matters, including Chapter 11 proceedings and related litigation. His client base ranges from creditors and guarantors to debtors.
"JP is really standout. He is very thoughtful and great to negotiate with. On a complicated matter, he is able to accomplish a result, sorting out the detailed, hairy issues, and he’ll really dig in."

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North Carolina

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


John A Northen
Band 1
John Paul H Cournoyer
Band 3