Samuel A Newman
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SAM NEWMAN is a partner in Sidley’s Restructuring group. Sam represents companies and their owners through restructurings (including out-of-court restructurings and Chapter 11 cases). He also advises clients in a wide variety of transactions involving distressed assets. Sam’s clients include technology, healthcare, real estate, and hospitality companies. Representative clients include Canyon Partners LLC, Fortress Investment Group, Redmile Group, Fundamental Advisors LP, Capstone Investment Advisors, and z-Capital. Counsel to Wave Computing, Inc. in its Chapter 11 sale to an affiliate of Tallwood Venture Capital, recognized as the “Information Technology Deal of the Year” at The M&A Advisor’s 15th annual Turnaround Awards.
Sam is on the Board of Trustees of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the National Council of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee. He previously held political and fundraising positions with the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C. and served in legislative and policy positions for Senator John Glenn (OH) and Representatives Gary Ackerman (NY) and Rob Andrews (NJ). Sam earned his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected to the Order of the Coif.
Samuel Newman is very well regarded in the market for his expert handling of in-court and out-of-court restructurings. His expertise includes Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 proceedings, as well as bankruptcy litigation.
"Samuel is a quality lawyer who is deal-focused." "He is a class act and very smart."