Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

Douglas R Gooding

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Douglas Gooding is co-chair of Choate’s Business Department and has more than 25 years of experience advising on financing and restructuring transactions, particularly on debtor-in-possession lending and the representation of senior, second lien and mezzanine debt in complex restructurings. He specializes in advising both lenders and troubled companies in the distressed debt and restructuring phase of M&A transactions for healthcare and retail companies, high-profile retail bankruptcies and in mass tort and complex restructurings for insurance providers.

He has appeared in courts throughout the United States and in Canada and has been appointed as mediator in several bankruptcy disputes.