New York – February 9, 2017 – Cooley ranks #1 on Debtwire’s list of US creditors committee engagements for 2016 in its annual Restructuring Advisory Mandate Report. The report tracks and ranks advisors by the total number of representations announced, covering both in-court and out-of-court situations.
M&A Advisor and The Deal also singled out Cooley for its bankruptcy work. M&A Advisor recognized the firm in three categories in its annual Turnaround Awards: Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year ($100-$250 million) and Restructuring Deal of the Year ($100-$250 million) for the firm’s work with Pacific Sunwear; and Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year ($25-$50 million) for the firm’s work with Simply Fashion. The Deal ranked Cooley as a top ten firm in the US on active bankruptcy assignments through the first three quarters of 2016.
Cooley’s business restructuring & reorganization practice is a recognized leader, playing key roles in some of the most complex and high profile 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.
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