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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

3 ranked lawyersBand 3New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly distinguished litigation practice advising on an array of contentious bankruptcy matters, demonstrating particular skill on major Chapter 11 cases. Frequently engaged by significant bondholder, investor and hedge fund clients to handle bet-the-company bankruptcy and restructuring disputes. Offers wide-reaching industry sector expertise in areas including energy and natural resources, and municipal insolvency.

Strengths

Sources say: "They are thoughtful, measured and balanced in their advice."

Work highlights

Acted for Davidson Kempner as a creditor of Neiman Marcus in the company's Chapter 11 proceedings.

Notable practitioners

Ben Finestone regularly acts for creditors in bankruptcy litigation, with recent experience across industries including media, energy and manufacturing.
"He is very sharp and a great litigator." "He is super smart and motivated to find creative ways to make arguments that get good results for clients."

James Tecce is well regarded for his representation of both creditors and debtors in bankruptcy litigation. He handles matters relating to a variety of sectors, including telecommunications, energy and retail.
"He is thoughtful and balanced."

Susheel Kirpalani enjoys an excellent reputation for his practice acting on behalf of financial institutions in bankruptcy litigation.
"He is fantastic and creative." "He is the single best bankruptcy litigator in the business. He is excellent and he has this ability to exude confidence and calmness." "He is a whiz on litigation!"

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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.

New York

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Ben Finestone
Band 3
James C. Tecce
Band 4
Susheel Kirpalani
Band 1