Restructuring and Bankruptcy

We have one of the leading restructuring and bankruptcy practices in the country. Our restructuring and bankruptcy team advises clients in all types of restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings, across virtually every industry. Our deep experience allow us to provide effective, strategic advice to clients across every part of the capital structure: secured and unsecured creditors, agents, distressed investors, lenders, strategic suppliers, purchasers, equity sponsors, equity holders and boards.

Our restructuring and bankruptcy practice draws on the firm’s background in litigation, M&A, tax, banking and capital market transactions to develop innovative strategies for clients. Our lawyers also advise on insolvency issues in corporate and financing transactions and on all aspects of distressed debt trading and securities issues. We have the breath of practice that is required to represent any major participant in a restructuring transaction or insolvency proceeding. Our practice involves the representation of major stakeholders in out of court and court bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings. Every insolvency or judicial matter at Demarest has access to the full resources of the firm multidisciplinary litigation group.

We advise on a wide range of topics related to insolvency and restructuring, including, company and group restructurings, pre-insolvency advice, negotiation of debt workouts with debtors, banks and other financial entities, representation of creditors, investors and other stakeholders in bankruptcy proceedings and insolvency-related litigation.

Clients appreciate their multidisciplinary approach, with one source adding that "they are capable of handling complex restructuring proceedings on behalf of prominent corporations."

Chambers Latin America 2020