New York – January 2, 2018 – M&A Advisor commended Cooley's business restructuring & reorganization practice in connection with its annual Turnaround Awards. Cooley won Technology Deal of the Year in the $250 million+ category for advising the creditors committee on the restructuring of data management company Violin Memory and Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year in the $250 to $500 million category for representing the creditors committee in the restructuring of retail company Rue21.
“It is wonderful to be recognized for the integral role we play in successful bankruptcy cases,” said Jay Indyke, chair of Cooley’s business restructuring and reorganization practice group. “Our team has had an incredibly strong year and we look forward to continuing that momentum in 2018.”
This past August, Cooley tied for #1 in Debtwire’s list of lead counsel committee representations for the first half of 2017.
Cooley’s business restructuring & reorganization practice is a recognized leader, playing key roles in some of the most complex and high profile cases. The firm has 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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