Cooley’s 1,000+ attorneys have an entrepreneurial spirit and deep, substantive experience, and are committed to solving clients’ most challenging legal matters. From small companies with big ideas to international enterprises with diverse legal needs, Cooley has the breadth of legal resources to enable companies of all sizes to seize opportunities in today’s global marketplace. The Firm represents clients across a broad array of dynamic industry sectors, including technology, life sciences, financial services, retail and energy.

Cooley’s Business Restructuring attorneys bring their strong business instincts to bear on the wide range of matters related to restructuring and workouts. Their aim is to obtain the best business result for their clients as quickly and efficiently as possible–and they achieve that goal routinely. The reason is simple: the Cooley Business Restructuring practice group is a tight knit team of attorneys who possess a deep understanding of bankruptcy principles and law, outstanding litigation and corporate drafting ability and solid business sense.

The group has extensive experience representing creditors and debtors in all aspects of bankruptcy and out-of-court restructurings and has handled matters throughout the U.S. and abroad across a wide array of industries–including retail, technology and manufacturing companies, utilities and multi-national financial conglomerates.

The Cooley Business Restructuring group represents secured lenders, official and unofficial creditors’ committees, equity committees, employee and retiree committees, tort committees, investors in distressed situations, debtors, companies and governmental entities in the negotiation of complex reorganizations. The group also has in-depth experience helping clients purchase assets in bankruptcy cases and from troubled or insolvent companies in non-bankruptcy situations, working closely with them to generate proposals, participate in court-ordered auctions and negotiate arrangements with governmental bodies that have jurisdiction over the debtor’s industry.

The Firm has full-service offices in major commercial, government and technology centers: Palo Alto, CA, New York, NY, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Reston, VA, Broomfield, CO, Boston, MA, Washington, DC, and Seattle, WA in the United States, in London, United Kingdom, Brussels, Belgium, in Beijing and Shanghai, China, and in Singapore.

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