Sidley has wide-ranging experience representing virtually every type of major creditor constituency in corporate reorganization cases, insolvency proceedings, and out-of-court workouts. In particular, we have represented numerous administrative agents and holders of senior-secured, mezzanine, and subordinated debt in both public and private middle-market and large-cap deals. Our diverse array of clients includes banks, hedge funds, equity and preferred equity investors, and other financial institutions that operate across a broad spectrum of industries such as aviation, media, oil and gas, clean energy (ethanol and biofuels), coal, technology, internet gaming, retail and restaurants, healthcare, hospitality, real estate, and for-profit higher education.
Tier 1 National Ranking in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
— 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Survey
To provide truly comprehensive and client-focused representation, the lawyers in our Restructuring practice work closely with colleagues from the firm’s Global Finance, Private Equity, Corporate M&A, Regulatory, Tax, and Commercial Litigation and Disputes practices, among others. This collaborative style of representation allows our lawyers to better anticipate potential risk issues and develop strategies on how to best maximize our clients’ recoveries and otherwise protect their interests.