Winston & Strawn's national restructuring and insolvency group assists clients in virtually every type of relevant legal matter, including workouts, restructurings, and Chapter 11 cases. With more than 40 attorneys nationally, we represent debtors, borrowers, debtors-in-possession, senior and mezzanine lenders, committees, and acquisition parties in cases across the United States. Our attorneys provide clients with creative, business-oriented solutions to complex legal and financial problems.
Regardless of whether we are advising a distressed company board of directors on fiduciary duties, a diverse group of lenders or creditors on a value-maximizing course of action, or acquisition-minded clients on the most effective way to acquire a distressed company, our lawyers strive to understand and solve business problems first, and then apply the law in a consistent manner. With restructuring and insolvency lawyers nationwide who represent major constituencies in every type of distressed situation or Chapter 11 case, Winston & Strawn is poised to provide world-class service to our clients with a high level of responsiveness.
"The team also has particular strength in bankruptcy litigation matters and has been making waves by undertaking substantial workouts involving hedge funds and lenders."
- Chambers USA, 2011
Our experience in the restructuring and insolvency area includes representation of:
- Secured and DIP lenders
- Creditors' committees and individual creditors
- Parties involved in distressed mergers and acquisitions
- Distressed Companies
- Trustees, receivers, and fiduciaries
Our attorneys are considered leaders in the profession and are active participants in industry organizations and decision-making bodies. Specifically, our attorneys are Fellows of the American College of Bankruptcy, and serve on the Commercial Finance Association Founders' Leadership Council. Additionally, our attorneys are active in a number of American Bankruptcy Institute programs, and serve as presenters at major industry organizations, such as the Turnaround Management Association.