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“A very high-quality team of very skilled practitioners.”
– Chambers USA

Chadbourne’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group has an impressive record of achieving successful outcomes for its clients in Chapter 11 cases and corporate restructurings both in the US and abroad. Our lawyers are active in all areas of business restructurings and insolvencies, in matters ranging from the largest multinational mega-cases to significant regional businesses. Our group is widely respected for our representation of ad hoc and official creditors’ committees, indenture trustees in out-of-court restructurings and examiners. Having represented major creditors in every major municipal restructuring, our municipal bankruptcy practice is rated “tier one” by The Legal 500 United States. We are also known as leaders in the field of cross-border restructuring, having filed many of the most significant cases brought under Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code. Chambers USA recognizes our group annually as one of the leading firms in the bankruptcy/restructuring area, noting that the firm is “a highly respected player in the bankruptcy market, with a team that brings specific expertise in international and cross-border restructurings.”

Publication Highlights

The Second Circuit has answered the question that many issuers, indenture trustees and noteholders have struggled with over the last couple of years—what actions (in connection...
Corporate financial distress and non-performing loans continue to make headlines in all financial markets, but have features in emerging markets that make them particularly...
One does not have to be an industry analyst to recognize that many oil and gas exploration and production companies (known as “E&P companies”) experienced financial...


Serving on a court-appointed bankruptcy committee can come with many benefits, and the list just got a little longer. In Blixseth v. Brown, the Ninth Circuit held that committee...
The bankruptcy of solar power developer SunEdison has been one of the most discussed topics of the US renewable energy market in 2016. Christy Rivera, partner in Chadbourne’s...
A recent decision by Judge Sontchi in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware casts some light on the methods that representatives of non-U.S. debtors can—and can’t—use...
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