The Corporate Restructuring Group at Skadden provides innovative solutions to clients involved in distressed company situations, allowing clients to enhance value, minimize costs and properly position themselves for the future.

We represent troubled companies, boards of directors, management, owners, creditors, lenders, investors and acquirors in the full spectrum of in- and out-of-court restructuring transactions, including financial recapitalizations, business reorganizations, acquisitions and liquidations. Our lawyers also advise on insolvency issues in corporate and financing transactions and on all aspects of distressed debt trading and securities issues. A substantial aspect of our practice focuses on avoiding and/or mitigating the adverse effects of liquidity or other crises through liability management and contingency planning. In addition, our presence in Europe, Asia and South America allows us to address clients’ needs in the context of insolvency and bankruptcy regimes around the world.

We pride ourselves on being innovators and developing original, practical and efficient strategies to address a variety of unique challenges faced by clients. Our work is frequently recognized in respected industry publications and rankings:

  • Ranked in the top tier for Bankruptcy by Best Lawyers Best Law Firms.
  • Matters recognized in the annual Successful Restructurings series published by Turnarounds & Workouts.
  • Awarded Restructuring of the Year by LatinFinance in 2022.
  • Listed in the GRR 30, a ranking of the world’s top 30 firms for cross-border restructuring and insolvency advice.

Skadden has been at the forefront of numerous groundbreaking restructurings, often creating novel and efficient solutions for our clients in large and complex domestic and cross-border restructurings.