Schiff Hardin’s Restructuring Group has a wide-range of experience in all forms of restructuring transactions and insolvency proceedings. We regularly represents committees, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, debtors, lenders, bondholders, insurance companies, trustees, and receivers in all aspects of the restructuring process. Schiff Hardin’s Restructuring Group regularly represents clients in all aspects of insolvency law and formal bankruptcy proceedings.
Official and Ad Hoc Committees Representations
Chapter 11 committees are an important and often pivotal constituency in restructurings and bankruptcy cases. We have extensive experience representing official and unofficial committees, managing the parties’ various agendas to leverage the power vested in the committee to secure the maximum recovery for its constituency.
As a full-service firm, with a deep bench in virtually all industries, our restructuring lawyers can similarly leverage Schiff Hardin’s vast talent base to tackle any issue confronting our committee clients, effectively serving as a resource to maximize creditor recoveries.
We have represented creditors in a variety of insolvency transactions. From transactions as simple as selling or purchasing a claim to transactions as contentious as leveraging a creditor’s rights in negotiating a plan, our attorneys have significant experience maximizing our client’s return through efficient legal representation.
The rights of each creditor we represent are analyzed from every aspect and discipline to assure a maximum recovery from every available resource. Our restructuring attorneys deliver efficient and effective advice to help clients navigate the complexities of any insolvency situation.
Our Restructuring Group has represented debtors in a wide range of industries, assisting them through each phase of the chapter 11 process. We are retained regularly for pre-bankruptcy workouts, out-of-court restructurings, balance sheet restructurings, strategic filings, debtor-in-possession financing, and asset sales and plans of reorganization. Our attorneys have a broad range of legal experience in all aspects of an organization’s restructuring, including corporate, securities, tax, employment, environmental and real estate. We often work in tandem with corporate, tax, and other groups within the firm to provide seamless representation while addressing the difficult and complex issues debtors must confront. We understand the need to manage a business, while attempting to resolve creditor or regulatory demands, allowing us to bring a practical and experienced perspective to any restructuring.