Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

New York
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What the team is known for Well-regarded bankruptcy boutique renowned particularly for its skillful creditor-side representation. Extensive experience with representing unsecured creditors' committees in complex Chapter 11 proceedings as well as out-of-court restructuring transactions. Frequently handles issues pertaining to the retail sector.

Strengths"They are very well respected and they do an outstanding job," notes one observer. "They would be my first choice for complicated bankruptcy litigation."

Work highlights Acted as creditors' committee counsel in the well publicized Chapter 11 case of the Weinstein Company and affiliates. The company, which collapsed following a raft of sexual assault allegations leveled at its founder, Harvey Weinstein, listed more than $500 million in debt, with $345 million owed to banks and other secured lenders.

Notable practitioners

Richard Mikels offers a wide-ranging restructuring practice with a particular focus on company-side representations. Interviewees consider him a "brilliant" advocate for his clients' interests.

The "extraordinarily intelligent and creative" Robert Feinstein handles restructurings, bankruptcy litigation and cross-border insolvencies on behalf of debtors, creditors' committees and acquirers, among other clients. Feinstein heads up the firm's New York office.