Chambers and Partners’ New York Bankruptcy/Restructuring section provides a comprehensive list of the best lawyers and law firms based in New York who advise corporate clients on complex bankruptcy and restructuring matters. This section focuses on attorneys who advise clients on a wide range of issues, including Chapter 11 proceedings, out-of-court restructurings and distressed M&A. They act for creditors, lenders and noteholders, as well as debtors from a broad array of industries.
This is a practice in which the best lawyers are noted for their technical expertise and strategic approach as well as their client care skills. Among those ranked are legends of the New York Bar Corinne Ball, James Sprayregen and Marshall Huebner.
The New York Bankruptcy/Restructuring: The Elite table highlights law firms who have advised on some of the most high-profile bankruptcies in recent years. This table includes well-respected international firms, such as Kirkland & Ellis, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and Milbank, who are regularly sought by prestigious clients due to their longstanding experience, extensive resources and ability to advise on cross-border matters. This section also features a number of New York-headquartered powerhouses, including Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, Wachtell, Lipton Rosen & Katz, and Kramer Leven Naftalis & Frankel, who are highly regarded for their skilled handling of complex bankruptcy matters.
As part of the USA 2021 Guide, Chambers introduced the New York Bankruptcy/Restructuring: Highly Regarded table, which showcases a number of other firms with significant capability handling bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings.
Chambers USA also provides coverage of the best bankruptcy lawyers in over 30 different states, as well as a nationwide section which features the best lawyers and law firms from across the country who are called upon to handle the most sophisticated and high-profile bankruptcies.