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Richard G Mason

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Richard Mason is a distinguished lawyer that acts for debtors, lenders and creditors on restructuring matters relating to the energy sector, with additional experience in the aviation industry.
"He is an exceptional lawyer; he is practical and knows how to cut a deal and is good at building consensus." "He is one of the most effective creditors' lawyers, who is remarkably commercial, user-friendly and practical in getting results." "Sharp in his negotiation skills."
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Richard Mason provides support to creditors, debtors and noteholders on Chapter 11 proceedings and bankruptcy litigation. He has notable expertise in complex matters with cross-border elements.
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Represents bank and bondholder groups, acquirers, distressed investors, boards of directors, private equity sponsors and other significant creditors and shareholders in domestic and international matters. He has had leading roles in many of the largest and most complex bankruptcies and out of court restructurings over the past two decades.

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Partner in Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and the chair of the Firm’s Restructuring and Finance Department.

A co-author of Collier’s Bankruptcy Practice Guide, Ricky speaks on insolvency subjects at prominent institutions around the world, including the American Bankruptcy Institute/New York University School of Law Bankruptcy and Business Reorganization Workshop, Columbia University Business School, the Canadian Institute, LUISS Guido Carli (Rome), Israeli Ministry of Justice and Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance (Dubai). Ricky is a Conferee of the National Bankruptcy Conference, whose purpose is to advise the United States Congress on bankruptcy law.

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Ricky graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. in Economics. Ricky received a J.D. cum laude from New York University.

Together with his wife Beth and their two children, Ricky founded the Mason Civic League, a 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to providing educational, art and civic support in Hoboken, New Jersey and beyond.

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