Creditors & Committees

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No firm has more experience than they do in terms of bankruptcy work. For debtor-side and for creditor-side, they are the top. - Chambers USA

The financial restructuring process involves numerous stakeholders and competing interests. Managing the parties’ various agendas is difficult, yet essential to achieving a successful result in any restructuring situation. Kirkland’s restructuring attorneys have extensive experience in the representation of various creditors/creditor constituencies in distressed situations. Kirkland routinely represents:

  • Purchasers of assets/companies out of bankruptcy
  • Lenders in secured and unsecured financings for distressed companies
  • Private equity funds and hedge funds in restructuring and insolvency situations
  • Ad hoc committees in negotiating with debtors and other stakeholders to restructure financially distressed companies

Ranked in the First Tier in Restructuring: Bond Holder and Fund Representation (UK)

IFLR1000, 2020

Tier 1 National Ranking: Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law

U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers’ 2020 "Best Law Firms"

Named #1 Firm in the World in Restructuring Six Years in a Row

Global Restructuring Review’s GRR 30 Rankings, 2017–2022