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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

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

U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers’ 2023 "Best Law Firms"

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

Global Restructuring Review’s GRR 30 Rankings, 2017–2023