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Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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What the team is known for

Comprehensive Los Angeles-headquartered bankruptcy and restructuring team with a broad clientele encompassing debtors, creditors, trustees and asset purchasers. Notable strength in complex cross-border insolvencies and multijurisdictional Chapter 11 filings. Other areas of strength include insolvency litigation, distressed M&A and out-of-court workouts. Also offers clients the benefits of an established presence in Delaware.

Strengths

Sources highlight its "outstanding committee practice" and note the team's "understanding of the needs of a broad base of clients."

Work highlights

Advised the unsecured creditors’ committee on the Chapter 11 proceedings of J.Crew Group, which involved the restructuring of $1.6 billion of secured debt.

Notable practitioners

Laura Davis Jones is regularly engaged to represent clients in high-profile Chapter 11 proceedings, with significant experience in the retail and restaurant sectors, among others. She offers particular expertise in debtor-side representations.
"She is the dean of the bankruptcy Bar in Delaware. She knows every nook and cranny of Delaware space and procedure. Her knowledge is encyclopedic."

Richard Pachulski is sought after for his expertise acting on behalf of debtors in Chapter 11 proceedings. He also acts for investors, acquirers and creditors in restructurings and distressed M&A.
"He is a terrific lawyer who is aggressive within the realm of reasonable and is very effective at quickly identifying options for the client."

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Overview

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones has one of the largest and most highly regarded bankruptcy practices in the nation. The firm's bankruptcy attorneys are experienced in representing all of the major constituencies in bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts, including debtors, committees, trustees, bondholders, asset purchasers, and third-party plan proponents. PSZJ's clients include large public corporations as well as small businesses and individuals. This breadth of experience enhances the firm's effectiveness and capability in virtually all aspects of chapter 11 cases as well as chapter 9 municipal bankruptcies.

In thirty plus years of representing corporations, individuals, and other constituencies in bankruptcy cases, PSZJ has developed special expertise in a number of industries vital to the national, regional economies, including: healthcare, technology, automotive, manufacturing, retail, real estate, restaurant chains, entertainment, and agriculture.

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP

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Location

10100 Santa Monica Boulevard

13th Floor

Los Angeles

California

USA

CA 90067-41003

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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.

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Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Laura Davis Jones
Band 3
Richard M Pachulski
Band 3