Sidley has a well-acclaimed reputation for representing debtors and debtors-in-possession in complex reorganizations and restructurings worldwide. Truly global in nature, our award-winning group takes a lead role in high-profile matters like traditional, pre-packaged, and pre-arranged Chapter 11 and insolvency proceedings and cross-border restructurings, as well as other distressed situations and deleveraging transactions, both in and out of court. Many of our company-side engagements are characterized by billions of dollars of funded debt, substantial alleged mass tort or other litigation claims, complex capital structures with numerous affiliates in the United States and globally, and wide-ranging, sophisticated legal issues.
First-Tier National Ranking in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
2021 U.S. News — Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Survey
Our lawyers, strategically situated in vital financial and industry capitals around the world, leverage the firm’s global platform and vast cross-serving opportunities to support our debtor clients. This includes assisting on all aspects of the restructuring process, including tax, M&A, structured finance, capital markets, benefits, investment funds, antitrust, and executive compensation issues, as well as regulatory, compliance, and commercial litigation matters. Our restructuring team also works closely with colleagues from the firm’s Global Finance practice to provide seamless advice on out-of-court deleveraging transactions, as well as the financing and reorganization aspects of bankruptcy cases.