New York – Sidley is is pleased to announce that Tom Califano is joining the firm’s global Restructuring group. Mr. Califano will be a partner in the New York office. He joins from DLA Piper where he was the global co-chair and U.S. chair of the Restructuring group.
As a nationally recognized restructuring lawyer, Mr. Califano represents large private and public companies, both in and out of court, buyers of distressed companies, and significant ad-hoc creditor constituencies with a particular focus on company and buyer-side representations. During his more than 30 years in practice, he has extensive experience working within multiple industries, including healthcare, energy, and financial services restructurings.
“Tom’s reputation in the U.S. restructuring market is second to none,” said Jennifer Hagle, a member of Sidley’s Executive Committee and Restructuring group. “Our global team of over 50 restructuring lawyers welcomes him to the group and knows that he will have an immediate impact helping our clients navigate some of the most complicated business challenges.”
“Sidley’s culture and practice breadth is a perfect fit professionally as it unlocks a wide-range of growth opportunities,” said Mr. Califano. “I’ve worked with several lawyers at Sidley during my career, and I’m looking forward to partnering with them and others across the firm to help advance the already strong global Restructuring practice.”
“Tom is a trusted and well-respected advocate for his clients,” said Larry Barden, chair of Sidley’s Management Committee. “His extensive experience in advising companies facing difficulties, as well as buyers of distressed assets, will add strength to our Restructuring group.”
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