G. Larry Engel has a national and international bankruptcy and restructuring practice with various specialties beyond his usual representation of secured and unsecured creditors, committees, and selected debtors and foreign representatives in Chapter 15 cases. Among those specialties are distressed M&A, DIP and exit financing, the intersection of technology / IP and bankruptcy, cross-border insolvency, including failing hedge funds, financial institution insolvency, insurance insolvency, complex structured finance and derivatives, as well as failed LBOs and real estate.
Mr. Engel's clients include banks and other financial institutions, private equity, venture capital and hedge funds, strategic or financial buyers of distressed assets, IP licensors, licensees or other collaborators, joint venturers or strategic allies with failing partners, etc., parties to derivative and other situations involving extraordinary counterparty risk, and other creditors and parties in interest, including foreign representatives in Chapter 15 cases.
Mr. Engel has been recognized by the American College of Bankruptcy, the International Insolvency Institute, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, and is a requested lecturer and author for these organizations. He has been listed in Corporate Counsel's “The Best Lawyers in America” and “Top Lawyers,” San Francisco’s Best Lawyers, in the Euromoney Guide World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, and is ranked in The Deal’s Top Bankruptcy Lawyers, by volume (U.S. only) (Second Quarter, 2012).
While attending Northwestern University School of Law, Mr. Engel was elected to Order of the Coif and served as the Executive Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review. While an undergraduate at Northwestern University, he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.