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Cooley Ranks as Top Bankruptcy Firm by Volume in Q3

November 4, 2016

New York – November 4, 2016 – Cooley ranks #11 on The Deal’s Q3 bankruptcy league tables. The league tables involve active US bankruptcy cases with debtors with liabilities of $10 million or more, in which rankings are based on the aggregation of those asset values. The Deal ranks the top investment banks, law firms, crisis management firms and non-investment banks by the volume of liabilities of bankruptcy deals advised for that quarter.

Cooley is a recognized leader, playing key roles in some of the most complex and high-profile bankruptcy and restructuring cases throughout the US, UK and other countries. Cooley lawyers are well-known for their extensive experience representing creditors’ committees, debtors, equity committees, mechanics lienholder committees, shareholder committees, and employee and retiree committees in chapter 11 proceedings, out-of-court restructurings, restructuring and company dissolution, credit finance and distressed mergers & acquisitions. 

The firm is a dominant market leader in handling creditor committee work for some of the biggest brand names such as RadioShack, Mervyn’s, Eddie Bauer, Sbarro’s, Brookstone, Blockbuster and Frederick’s of Hollywood and has played a significant role in some of the largest bankruptcy and out-of-court restructuring cases for companies such as Metromedia Fiber Network, Enron, Lehman Brothers, Adelphia, Montgomery Ward, Federated Department Stores, Athlete's Foot, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, United Airlines, CompUSA and Thrifty Drugs. 

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