Richard Levin, co-chair of Jenner & Block’s Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice, is an author of the 1978 US Bankruptcy Code and is recognized internationally as one of the foremost restructuring, bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights lawyers handling complex bankruptcy transaction, litigation, and special situation matters. Known for his deep knowledge and understanding of bankruptcy law, he assists clients in developing sound strategies and creative solutions for complex multi-party problems. Mr. Levin provides clients with an experienced perspective on challenges they face in distress situations, including special situations in restructuring assignments (such as representation of directors and non-creditor parties in interest), large-scale bankruptcy litigation and trustee and examiner engagements, and distress M&A and distressed investing. He also advises clients with non-financial legal or regulatory challenges to help them resolve matters without litigation.
Mr. Levin is the former chair of the National Bankruptcy Conference, a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, and a former lecturer at Harvard Law School and the Federal Judicial Center. He is a sought-after speaker and author on a wide range of bankruptcy issues and is co-editor in chief of the leading bankruptcy treatise Collier on Bankruptcy.