Morrison & Foerster’s Business Restructuring & Insolvency Group has a truly diverse practice and a record of accomplishment in some of the most significant bankruptcy matters of recent years. We are counsel to debtors, creditors’ committees, ad hoc committees, secured lenders, and other participants in the distressed markets. We handle financial institution restructurings, cross-border insolvencies, distressed real estate matters, insolvencies involving key intellectual property, and hedge fund failures, among other things. Some notable representations include:
We also have an experienced, full-service debt trading team that represents banks, asset managers, hedge funds, and other market participants in every type of debt trading transaction, including par and distressed loan trades, restructured equity transactions, trade claims trades, derivatives transfers, loan securitizations, and portfolio transfers, and that has provided related regulatory and strategic counsel.
Our work has not gone unnoticed. We are recognized as a leading bankruptcy group by Chambers USA and Legal 500 US. We were also named “Bankruptcy Firm of the Year” for 2013 by Chambers USA and “Bankruptcy Group of the Year” for 2012 by Law360.
Chambers USA Ranked as a leading bankruptcy and restructuring firm nationwide and in New York in 2017. Named 2013 Bankruptcy Firm of the Year.
Chambers Global Ranked as a leading restructuring and insolvency firm globally in 2017.
Legal 500 US Ranked as a leading corporate restructuring firm in the U.S. in 2017.
Law360Jennifer Marines named 2016 and 2017 Bankruptcy Rising Star. Brett Miller named 2014 Bankruptcy Law MVP. Gary Lee named 2013 Bankruptcy Law MVP. Named a 2012 Bankruptcy & Restructuring Bankruptcy Group of the Year.
The American Lawyer Gary Lee named 2014 “Dealmaker of the Year” for his work representing the debtors in the chapter 11 cases of Residential Capital and its affiliates.
Financial Times Recognized work on both the Residential Capital bankruptcy proceedings and the MF Global bankruptcy settlement in the 2013 edition of its U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report, a special publication recognizing legal counsel and firms who have “brought original thinking and practices to business issues in the U.S.”
American Lawyer Global Legal Awards Awarded 2013 Global Finance Deal of the Year, Private Restructuring for work on MF Global’s global bankruptcy.
Turnarounds & WorkoutsJennifer Marines named Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer for 2016 and 2017. Lorenzo Marinuzzi named Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer for 2016. Brett Miller named Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer for 2014 and 2015. Gary Lee named Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer for 2012 and 2013.
Business Restructuring + Insolvency 2017 Annual Review
Business Restructuring + Insolvency 2016 Annual Review
Business Restructuring + Insolvency 2015 Annual Review
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