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Thompson Hine LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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What the team is known for

Strong market reputation for representing financial institutions, creditors and debtors in workouts, restructurings and reorganizations. Offers sector-specific experience pertaining to financial services, automotive, construction and healthcare, with expertise in Chapter 11 reorganizations, fraudulent transfers and syndicated loan restructurings.

Strengths

One interviewee praises the team's "thorough understanding of the subject area."

Another notes: "Their ability to interpret and digest the situation makes them a go-to. They have a commercial edge and are experienced to really coach us in a fast-paced environment. They are responsive and the service level is phenomenal."

Work highlights

Represented Tagray in the defense of a fraudulent transfer action brought by the trustee of the SunEdison bankruptcy trust. The case was settled through mediation.

Notable practitioners

Alan Lepene is a seasoned expert in major corporate bankruptcy matters and commands respect for his track record in advising lenders, creditors and debtors on issues including Chapter 11 reorganizations, litigation and out-of-court workouts.
"He has a good ability to be pragmatic and be even-keeled. He is an absolute gentleman and he understands the bigger picture."

Curtis Tuggle is held in particularly high esteem for his experience in representing investment firms, trustees and lenders in bankruptcy matters.
"He is extremely knowledgeable, available when needed and gets the work done quickly." "A great lenders' lawyer who is able to act on a lot of the complex lender issues. He is a really able advocate."

Jeremy Campana handles a broad variety of transactional, litigation and wider advisory matters for creditors, debtors and trustees.
"He is responsive, has a very commercial approach and gives succinct and direct advice." "He is extremely smart."

Louis Solimine advises on a broad spectrum of corporate law matters, with significant expertise in handling Chapter 11 cases, refinancings and distressed transactional matters.
"Lou's help is always extremely timely and he is very helpful and creative in his proposed solutions to very complex issues."

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Overview

Our Business Restructuring team advises companies in a broad range of industries as well as major secured and unsecured lenders, creditors’ committees, credit enhancement providers, landlords, debtors, and other interested parties in connection with complex debt restructurings, corporate reorganizations, and insolvency proceedings. We also have significant litigation experience encompassing fraudulent transfer, preference, breach of fiduciary duty, deepening insolvency, and corporate governance matters.

Our extensive experience and substantial legal knowledge enable us to develop innovative business strategies and solutions for our clients’ most difficult challenges. Our robust set of legal project management resources and process efficiency tools enhance our ability to align our services with clients’ business goals and deliver real value.

Based in the U.S., our attorneys are admitted to practice and routinely appear in multiple federal bankruptcy courts and state courts throughout the country. We draw additional resources and benefits from our founding and continued leadership of the Transatlantic Restructuring and Insolvency Group, which consists of 15 European, Canadian, and South American law firms that also have well-regarded business restructuring and insolvency practices. Through our involvement in this innovative organization, we have partnered with other member firms on several cross-border insolvencies.

Industries

Automotive

Banking and Financial Services

Chemicals

Construction

Energy

Health Care

Manufacturing

Real Estate

Retail

Telecommunications

Transportation

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Thompson Hine LLP

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Location

3900 Key Center

127 Public Square

Cleveland

Ohio

USA

OH 44114-1291

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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.

Ohio

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Alan R Lepene
Star Individuals
Curtis L Tuggle
Band 3
Jeremy M Campana
Band 4
Louis F Solimine
Band 3