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Paul Leake

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Bankruptcy/Restructuring - USA - Nationwide

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Paul Leake acts for clients on both the debtor and creditor sides on matters across industries including healthcare, retail and media. He is adept at handling out-of-court restructurings as well as Chapter 11 proceedings and related transactions.
"He is incredibly responsive, very practical and able to explain very complex areas of the law simply. He's an amazing resource." "He is a very seasoned practitioner and doesn't miss a detail."
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Bankruptcy/Restructuring - New York

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Paul Leake is experienced in both domestic and international bankruptcy matters, regularly acting for clients including bondholders, debtors and administrative agents.
"He is a great leader, a fabulous lawyer, and is open-minded to find the right solutions." "He is incredibly responsive, very practical and able to explain very complex areas of the law simply. He's an amazing resource."
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Paul Leake is global co-head of Skadden’s corporate restructuring practice, and has led numerous large and complex U.S. and cross-border corporate restructurings. He represents debtors, commercial banks and bank groups, distressed investment funds, noteholder committees, official creditors’ committees, unsecured creditors and distressed investors in all forms of corporate restructurings. His areas of focus include advising U.S. and transnational businesses on Chapter 11 reorganisations and liquidations, out-of-court restructurings, secured financings, distressed acquisitions and investments in troubled companies in industries such as retail, shipping, mining, airlines, energy, healthcare, publishing, satellite communications and real estate.

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Columbia University School of Law (JD, 1988); Amherst College (BA, 1985).

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Paul Leake

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