Evershed Sutherland is pleased to announce that the company has further expanded its bankruptcy capabilities as David A. Wender joined the firm’s financial practice group as a partner in the Atlanta office and as head of the corporate debt advisory group – financial restructuring. Mr. Wender is an accomplished restructuring and financial turnaround attorney with nearly 20 years of experience guiding clients through complex situations and was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. . His arrival follows several other bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency lawyers that Eversheds Sutherland has recruited in the United States over the past six months, further underscoring the firm’s focus on expanding this area. growing practice and meeting complex client needs.
“I am delighted to welcome David to the firm. He is a great addition to our financial practice group and further deepens our bankruptcy and restructuring banking,” said Mark D. Wasserman, co-CEO of Eversheds Sutherland. “Our intentional multi-practice growth in this area has allowed us to create a dedicated financial restructuring team that has extensive litigation and transactional experience and advises clients in highly complex financial restructuring and bankruptcy cases. “
“David maintains an extensive bankruptcy practice, including financial institution representation and bankruptcy litigation, which will add significant depth and breadth to our growing team,” said Pierre A. Fozzard, leader of the Finance practice group (United States). “His extensive experience in this complex area will benefit a number of our clients, particularly enhancing our ability to serve our international clients with US bankruptcy needs.”
Mr. Wender, who joins from Alston & Bird, represents a wide range of clients in complex bankruptcy matters, out-of-court settlements, debt restructurings, asset disposals and claims reconciliation proceedings. He represents buyers, sellers and other parties to sales under section 363 bankruptcy, debtors in possession, secured and unsecured creditors and creditors’ committees. He also has extensive experience representing financial institutions, officers, directors and other entities in complex litigation and settlement engagements in state and federal courts across the United States. .
About the Eversheds Sutherland Financial Restructuring Team
Eversheds Sutherland’s financial restructuring team has acted as lead counsel and lead counsel in many of the largest bankruptcy and restructuring cases ever filed, both in the United States and internationally.
Eversheds Sutherland’s bankruptcy and restructuring lawyers have advised a variety of clients in various industries. We have advised debtors, creditors’ committees (official and unofficial), lenders, equity sponsors, trustees and examiners, giving us a broad perspective of every type of client in the field of bankruptcy and restructuring. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing insurers in supervisory, reorganization, liquidation and other regulatory proceedings. We also often represent sellers and buyers of assets and debt securities in distressed businesses, and solve bespoke issues that arise in the distressed investment space for clients around the world.
About Eversheds Sutherland
As one of the top 10 law firms in the world, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal services to a global clientele ranging from small and medium-sized businesses to the largest multinationals, acting for 79 of the Fortune 100, 65 of the FTSE 100 and 134 of the Fortune 200. .
With over 3,000 lawyers, Eversheds Sutherland operates in over 70 offices in over 30 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. In addition, a network of over 200 related law firms, including formalized alliances in Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Africa, provides support around the world.
Eversheds Sutherland provides the full range of legal services, including corporate and mergers and acquisitions; dispute resolution and litigation; energy and infrastructure; finance; human capital and labor law; intellectual property; real estate and construction; and taxation.
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