Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy

Stradling’s Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy group is one of the few nationally-recognized practices with hands-on experience in complex corporate bankruptcy cases and municipal bankruptcy cases. The group brings renowned expertise to a wide-range of restructuring and distressed opportunities. With a focus on corporate reorganizations, workouts, bankruptcy, foreclosures, financings, distressed M&A and bankruptcy-related litigation, the group has represented numerous stakeholders in the restructuring space – including debtors, creditors, trustees, committees, purchasers, ad hoc groups, funds and landlords.

The group’s practice is focused on the following areas:

  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Distressed M&A / Troubled Company M&A
  • Distressed Debt Financing
  • Municipal Restructuring
  • Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Litigation

Through its collective experience, the group has managed matters in corporate and municipal bankruptcy cases throughout the country and has represented clients in numerous out-of-court restructuring situations. The Stradling team is well-versed in handling the unique circumstances and positions of various constituents throughout a bankruptcy or restructuring scenario, and the Stradling team has represented clients in various aspects of the restructuring cycle – from counseling stalking-horse bidders in bankruptcy sales, to strategizing on litigation and restructuring solutions. This experience is buttressed by a strong and competitive team of sophisticated M&A and debt finance attorneys experienced in structuring and negotiating complex distressed transactions. Collectively, the group has represented countless stalking horse buyers and bidders in more than 350 bankruptcy plan sales, ABC sales, foreclosure sales and insolvent-company M&A transactions.

Further, the group’s attorneys have developed a particular expertise in the following industries:

  • Technology, Media & Entertainment, Venture Capital and Startups
  • Healthcare and Medical Devices
  • Municipal and 501(c)(3) Corporations
  • Retail, Consumer Products, and Food & Beverage
  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate
  • International Transactions

The Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy group strives to be the “best in class” and to deliver the quality of service and responsiveness that our clients are accustomed to receiving. The group is routinely recognized for its accomplishments, and members of the group have been named as “Top Bankruptcy Lawyers” by The Deal magazine and “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers. Collectively, members of the group have authored numerous articles and are often sought out to add their perspective on prestigious national and local panels.