William W Kannel
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Bill is a nationally recognized bankruptcy attorney with extensive experience in corporate and municipal reorganizations and debt restructurings both in and out of court. He represents creditors and debtors across a wide range of industries throughout the country in all phases of distressed debt negotiations, bankruptcy litigation, and distressed asset acquisitions. Bill is also recognized for his work representing bond trustees and bondholders in Chapter 9 bankruptcies and other governmental and municipal insolvencies.
His practice focuses primarily on commercial law and litigation, workouts, and corporate and municipal restructurings. Bill has represented institutional lenders, indenture trustees, bondholders, and other creditors, debtors, and trustees in insolvency proceedings in courts throughout the US.
He has experience in all phases of bankruptcy litigation, practice, and case management from both the debtor’s and creditor’s perspective, including relief from stay, adequate protection, valuation, preference, fraudulent transfer, subordination, competing plan, and appellate litigation. He negotiaties sales of troubled companies and assets, both in and out of bankruptcy. His practice also includes addressing bankruptcy and documentation issues in securitizations, receivable sales, bond transactions, and structured financings generally.
Bill is active in the American College of Bankruptcy, American Bankruptcy Institute and the Turnaround Management Association.
William Kannel maintains an active and well-respected Chapter 9 bankruptcy practice, as well as advising on major Chapter 11 cases filed by healthcare and energy clients.
"A great resource, he brings years of valuable insight and experience, and is incredibly responsive." "Our 'go-to' lawyer for all complex bankruptcy matters."