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Richard A Chesley

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Richard Chesley, Global Co-Chair of DLA Piper's Restructuring Practice, practices in the areas of corporate restructuring, with an emphasis on bankruptcy transactions both in the United States and internationally.

He has served as restructuring counsel in a number of chapter 11 proceedings, including the recently completed chapter 11 cases of Vertellus Specialty, Inc., Orchard Supply Hardware Stores, Velti plc, PJ Finance, Inc. and Trident Microsystems, Inc. and its subsidiaries in Asia and Europe. He has served as debtors' counsel in a number of other chapter 11 proceedings and has led a number of out-of-court restructurings. Richard handles litigation matters throughout the country stemming from bankruptcy proceedings.


J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law 1985; B.A., Northwestern University 1982