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After Two Years, US Bankruptcy Boom Set To Fade In 2011

Jon Henes discusses trends for the bankruptcy market in 2011.

"'We went through a traumatic and dramatic time,' said Jonathan S. Henes, a bankruptcy partner with Kirkland & Ellis. 'We saw companies across industries just hit rock bottom.' But those businesses that prevailed are facing a rosier prognosis now that the great recession has run its course.

'The good news about hitting rock bottom is, if you survive, there's only one way to go and that's up,' Henes said. 'A lot of companies that hit rock bottom are now making their way up.'"

This article appeared in its entirety in the January 3, 2011 edition of Daily Bankruptcy Review.