Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

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What the team is known for Predominantly known for advising clients on complex reorganizations and restructurings across Pennsylvania. Known for acting as debtor's counsel in Chapter 11 cases and assisting creditors' committees in the full range of restructuring matters. Also noted for its skills in debtor-in-possession financing and asset disposition.

Strengths A client comments: "The team is accommodating and easy to work with. They are always polite, professional and are well prepared for court hearings."

In the words of one commentator: “I am happy to refer my clients to them. They're smart, practical, efficient and their dogged service keeps the team at the top of my trusted referral list.”

"They are great business lawyers," says a source. "They are reasonable in difficult situations and take lawyering to another level."

Work highlight Acted for AW Liquidation and ten other entities related to the bankruptcy of Associated Wholesalers on the sale of the debtors' assets for over $280 million.

Notable practitioners

Aaron Applebaum is an associate focusing on insolvency cases and is known as a "rising star" in the Philadelphia market. Sources appreciate that he is "dedicated to the projects, extremely responsive, well-versed and able to provide cogent and good advice."

Adam Isenberg is described as "an excellent lawyer, who is very smart and creative," by a source. He has experience acting for debtors in insolvency matters, including bankruptcy filings.

Jeffrey Hampton is described by clients as "very practical when applying both legal and business judgments and dogged in his determination to tackle tough issues." He is known for his proficiency in Chapter 11 proceedings in addition to out-of-court workouts.