McDermott Will & Emery LLP is a leading international law firm with a diversified business practice representing commercial, industrial and financial enterprises both publicly and privately held. The Firm has a long history of social responsibility and supporting the communities in which our people live and work.
The New York office is seeking a 3rd-4th year Restructuring & Insolvency Associate to represent debtors, lenders, asset purchasers, and other constituents in connection with in-court and out-of-court restructurings and litigation, including cross-border matters with our offices in the UK, France and Germany.
As an Associate, you will:
Present and argue contested matters in court
Participate meaningfully in client communications
Draft pleadings, including first-day motions
Draft plans of reorganization and all documents relating to confirmation
Supervise the sale or purchase of distressed assets
Manage orderly liquidations
Conduct claims reconciliation and objection processes
Participate in negotiations with official committees of unsecured creditors, banks and other parties-in-interest
Applications should be submitted online through our web apply portal. Questions can be directed to Sophie Lumsden, Lateral Associate Recruiter, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3-4 years of experience with in-court and out-of-court restructurings, including chapter 11 proceedings
Must be admitted to NY Bar
Internal Number: 2745
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