Bankruptcy and Restructuring Associate Attorney

Job Number:
5334 BW
Illinois, New York
Top of the Market Salary
William B. Weiss
P: 216-455-1435
(800) 338-1257




Bankruptcy and Restructuring Associate Attorney

Our client has a nationally recognized Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice.

They represent debtors and creditors in complex business reorganizations, and troubled companies in M&A’s, debt restructurings and financing matters. They have advised public and privately held companies experiencing financial distress, purchasers of distressed companies, lender syndicates and noteholder committees, and other major stakeholders in numerous in-court and out-of-court restructuring matters.

They are seeking several mid-level bankruptcy and restructuring associate attorneys.



Candidates must have three to six years of corporate restructuring and commercial bankruptcy experience.

Experience must include some or all of the following:

Representing clients in resolving adversary proceedings and other insolvency related litigation.  We often defend parties in preference, fraudulent transfer and other avoidance actions that are commonly used by debtors against creditors that have received payments before the debtor’s bankruptcy filing

Working with lender clients to develop creative solutions for working out troubled credits, including debt-for-equity swaps and other change of control transactions designed to align the capital structure of an enterprise

Experience drafting documents in various  transactions,, i.e., drafting, negotiating and implementing plans of reorganization; negotiating debt and equity documents for reorganized companies; drafting and negotiating sale documents and pleadings in connection with section 363 asset sales; strategic planning for debt restructuring alternatives and chapter 11 filings; preparing debtors for chapter 11 filings; and structuring exit strategies for chapter 11 proceedings.

Evaluating the bankruptcy risks associated with new financial products and transaction structures.

Bankruptcy Court clerkship preferred.

Prior experience in finance transactions would be considered a plus.

Academics must be Superior

Please reference Job Code 5334 BW when responding to this position. Please send your resume as an attached document in Word form

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