Waël Rostom is co-Chair of the Firm's Restructuring and Insolvency Group. Waël's practice focuses on all matters relating to corporate insolvencies including workouts, court-supervised restructurings, bankruptcies, receiverships, the purchase and sale of distressed businesses, lending transactions, DIP financing and other forms of distressed investing. Over the years, Waël has represented a broad range of numerous high profile domestic and cross-border insolvency and restructuring proceedings. Clients have included publically traded companies, directors and officers, shareholders, banks, financial institutions, hedge funds, private equity funds, asset based lenders, customers and suppliers. Waël has also advised privately appointed and court appointed receivers, trustees in bankruptcy and court appointed monitors. Waël is a recognized lawyer to Chambers and Partners, Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers. Chambers and Partners has noted that Waël is recognized for his strong market presence and quoted sources as saying: "He's very technical and very committed" and “is a phenomenal lawyer who is very commercial and very savvy”.