Partners

The ABI Partner Program, created in 2004, is a valuable opportunity for companies to market their products and services to decision makers in the bankruptcy field. A variety of sponsorship options and exhibiting forums are available for corporate partners to help increase brand awareness, reach sales goals, and boost business development goals by net working with prospects and existing customers.
 
Financial support from ABI partners allows us to produce exceptional conferences and educational programs, publish award-winning publications and deliver innovative solutions for news and research. 
 
For more information, contact [email protected]
 
ABI is proud to partner with the following companies:

 

 


Bloomberg Law

3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 250
Bethesda, MD  20814
Phone: (800) 372-1033
www.bna.com/bloomberglaw

Bloomberg Law is an all-in-one technology platform that provides proprietary market data, trusted content and legal analysis, together enabling and accelerating client growth, client excellence and client profitability. Trust Bloomberg Law’s Bankruptcy Practice Center’s tools and resources to stay up-to-date on changes in bankruptcy and restructuring; track recent filings, motions and decisions; and implement revisions to bankruptcy rules and forms.

 


SRS Acquiom Inc.

950 17th Street Suite 1400
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 222-2080
www.srsacquiom.com

True to our heritage of bringing simplicity, efficiency and expertise to complex financial transactions, the SRS Acquiom Loan Agency Team brings decades of combined experience in providing unbiased, independent, third-party loan agency services for thousands of complex credit agreements. Leveraging the most advanced technology tools in the industry, our team of respected industry veterans provides Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, Sub Agent, and Successor Agent services on syndicated and bilateral loans, new originations and successor appointments, first and second lien facilities, distressed and restructuring facilities, and DIP Loans.

 


Wilmington Trust Company

1100 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19890
Contacts:
Steve Cimalore,
Vice President
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (302) 636-6058
Vito Iacovazzi, Vice President
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (212) 415-0522
www.wilmingtontrust.com/bankruptcy

Wilmington Trust has been serving clients for more than a century, providing the strength, resources, and credibility to meet the needs of sophisticated enterprises worldwide. We continuously strive to be a leading provider of specialized solutions and services to corporate and institutional enterprises, and help our clients succeed, with an effective focus on default, high-yield issues, loan agency, and restructuring services. In many of the world's most attractive jurisdictions, we develop customized solutions, pairing technology and staff with world-class, local expertise. Wilmington Trust is uniquely positioned as a independent service partner which truly differentiates us from our competitors. For further information please visit our website or reach out to one of our representatives below.

 


FTI Consulting, Inc.

555 Twelfth Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20004
Phone: (202) 312-9100
www.fticonsulting.com
www.linkedin.com/company/fti-consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. The Corporate Finance/Restructuring Practice has more than 1,600+ professionals around the world, who focus on the strategic, operational, financial and capital needs of businesses. As the #1 provider of crisis-management services, our experts address the full spectrum of financial and transactional challenges faced by companies, boards, private-equity sponsors, creditors and other stakeholders, whenever and wherever. We are results-oriented: Our success depends on achieving optimal outcomes for our clients. Visit fticonsulting.com.

 


Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP

Contact: John Lucas,
Partner
150 California Street, Floor 15
San Francisco, CA  94111
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (415) 263-7000
www.pszjlaw.com

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP (PSZJ) is the nation’s leading corporate restructuring boutique, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Wilmington (DE), New York, and Houston. PSZJ attorneys are experience in representing all major constituencies in bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts, including debtors, committees, trustees, bondholders, asset-purchasers and third-party plan proponents. PSZJ also handles sophisticated business litigation and transactional matters as part of its renowned practice and, last year, the firm was named U.S. News & World Report’s “Law Firm of the Year” in Bankruptcy and Reorganization Law.

 

 


AlixPartners LLP

909 Third Avenue, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone: (212) 490-2500
www.alixpartners.com
www.linkedin.com/company/alixpartners

For nearly 40 years, AlixPartners LLP has helped businesses around the world respond quickly and decisively to their most critical challenges – circumstances as diverse as urgent performance improvement, accelerated transformation, complex restructuring and risk-mitigation. These are the moments when everything is on the line: a sudden shift in the market, an unexpected performance decline, a time-sensitive deal or a fork-in-the-road decision. But it’s not what we do that makes a difference, it’s how we do it. Tackling situations when time is of the essence is part of our DNA, so we adopt an action-oriented approach at all times. We work in small, highly qualified teams with specific industry and functional expertise, and we operate at pace, moving quickly form analysis to implementation. We stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our clients until the job is done, and only measure our success in terms of the results we deliver. AlixPartners’s engagements include many of the most complex global restructurings of recent years, including Abraaj Growth Markets Health Fund, PG&E, Thomas Cook, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, Caesars, Snoras Bank, Kodak, HibU, Afren, General Motors, Toisa, Westinghouse, Avaya and Agrokor. Our approach enables us to help our clients confront and overcome truly future-defining challenges. We partner with you to make the right decisions and take the right actions. And we are right by your side. When it really matters.

 


BakerHostetler

Contact: Don Workman
1050 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 1100
Washington, D.C.  20036
www.bakerlaw.com

BakerHostetler offers creative solutions while staying attuned to cost sensitivities. Our focus covers the full spectrum of issues that arise in distressed situations in large and middle-market commercial bankruptcy cases. We will help with your business workouts, complex reorganizations and bankruptcy needs. We are backed by attorneys nationwide who specialize in such areas such as litigation, health care, tax and employment. You can count on us for complex insolvency cases, both nationally and globally, as we have done as court-appointed counsel to Irving H. Picard, SIPA trustee, for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.

 


Cozen O’Connor

Contact: Thomas M. Horan,
Member
Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring Practice
1201 North Market Street, Suite 1001
Wilmington, DE  19801
Phone: (302) 295-2045
Email: [email protected]
www.cozen.com
www.linkedin.com/company/cozen-o’connor

Cozen O’Connor’s Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring Practice focuses on domestic and international insolvency, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, out-of-court restructurings and reorganization. Our lawyers have experience representing parties on all sides of bankruptcy matters, making them quick to anticipate the needs and priorities of divergent constituencies and devise winning strategies. They also serve as mediators in high-level disputes, making them adept at focusing negotiations and navigating potential obstacles. With more than 775 attorneys in 30 cities, our full-service firm has national recognized practices in business law, litigation and government relations, with lawyers experienced in operating in all sectors of the economy.

 


CR3 Partners, LLC

Contact: William Snyder
13355 Noel Drive, Suite 2005
Dallas, TX  75240
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (214) 415-7167
www.cr3partners.com

CR3 Partners is a national turnaround and performance-improvement firm serving organizations and stakeholders across a broad range of industries during times of transition, opportunity, or distress. Our team consists of seasoned executives and industry veterans who bring a profound bias for action and exceptional results, with a keen focus on turnaround management, restructuring and operational improvement services. From our offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and Richmond, CR3 Partners infuses agility, passion, experience and value creation into everything we do. To discover how we can transform the future of your business, please visit us at www.cr3partners.com.

 


Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

825 Eighth Ave.
New York, NY 10019
Contact: Paul H. Zumbro,
Partner and Head, Financial Restructuring and Reorganization Practice
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (212) 474-1036
www.cravath.com

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP has been active in restructuring since its early days, pioneering the reorganization of the railroad industry and continuing to represent clients in restructuring transactions, marking pivotal moments in history. The firm has substantial experience with reorganization, restructuring and bankruptcy matters, including debtor and creditor-side engagements, debtor-in-possession and exit financing; advising directors and boards; distressed M&A; advising creditors’ groups; and bankruptcy litigation. Clients benefit from Cravath’s role as a strategic partner when faced with issues triggered by financial distress or insolvency, receiving complete representation from its restructuring specialists and premier Finance, Board Advisory, M&A and Litigation teams.

 


Delaware Trust, a CSC Company

251 Little Falls Drive
Wilmington, DE 19808
Contact: Steve Giurlando,
Head of Business Development
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (302) 485-1057
www.cscgfm.com

We are the business behind business.® CSC and our wholly own subsidiary, Delaware Trust, are leading providers of corporate trust and agency services. Headquartered in Wilmington, Del., we are a fully regulated institution. We are a boutique provider that supports alternative-asset managers, capital-markets participants, merger-and-acquisition professionals, corporate and institutional borrowers, debt-issuers, restructuring professionals, and lenders and bondholders. Our expert team is comprised of lawyers, corporate trust administrators and financial professionals who not only understand Delaware’s business-friendly court system, but also operate on a global scale capable of transacting wherever our clients are.

 


Deloitte

Contact: Michael Epstein
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10112
[email protected]
Phone: (617) 875-6418
www.deloitte.com

Deloitte Turnaround and Restructuring is a leader in helping organizations transform periods of financial difficulty or crisis into opportunities for resilience. Having led both large multinational organizations and mid-market companies through unprecedented challenges, we apply our unrivalled experience and superior foresight to achieve successful outcomes for our clients, their creditors and equity holders. Whether the goal is to enhance the performance of a healthy company or guide stakeholders through complex bankruptcy reorganization, our team works closely with the client to quickly understand their business and most urgent issues.

 


Development Specialists, Inc.

10 South LaSalle Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-1026
Phone: (312) 263-4141
Email: [email protected]
www.dsiconsulting.com

DSI is a leading provider of management consulting and financial advisory services to companies in need of operational improvements, balance sheet restructure or turnaround management. As one of the first turnaround firms in the US, DSI has expanded from its headquarters in Chicago to include a significant national footprint with offices in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Wilmington and Columbus, Ohio. Internationally, DSI has an office in London.

DSI is able to offer a broad spectrum of services as it has amassed professionals with financial, accounting, legal and regulatory expertise. Some of DSI’s services include:

  • Turnaround Consulting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Litigation Support and Expert Testimony
  • Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors
  • Receiverships

DSI shines due to the extensive background of many of our consultants. Our team includes Masters of Professional Accountancy, Certified Public Accountants, Certified Insolvency and Restructuring advisors, Certified Financial Forensic Accountants and Certified Internal Auditors. DSI’s unique collection of talent also includes two members of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11.

 


Getzler Henrich & Associates, LLC

Contact: Mary Ellen Bianco,
Director Marketing & Communications
295 Madison Ave., 20th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 697-2400 x 214
www.getzlerhenrich.com

Getzler Henrich & Associates is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected names in middle-market corporate restructurings and operations improvement. Founded over 50 years ago, the firm operates on the same principles of impeccable integrity, a commitment to honesty, and an overriding focus on maximizing value for our clients. Long respected for its results-oriented approach, Getzler Henrich deploys rapid, pragmatic decision making and metrics-driven implementation services. Working with businesses, colleges, and health care institutions, Getzler Henrich’s expertise spans many industries. Getzler Henrich was acquired earlier this year by Hilco Global, further expanding its professional services platform. For more information, please visit getzlerhenrich.com.

 

Grant Thornton

Contact: Paul Melville,
Principal
171 North Clark St., Suite 200
Chicago, IL  60601

Phone: (312) 856-0200
www.grantthornton.com

Grant Thornton takes a 360-degree view when a company is in transition to evaluate the financial and operational issues adversely affecting performance and to assess strategic alternatives. We develop and execute comprehensive plans to address challenges and help organizations take advantage of existing opportunities. Our deep experience assists clients in getting to the core issues and maximizing value for stakeholders. The professionals in the independent firms of Grant Thornton International Ltd. Provide personalized attention and the highest-quality service to public and private clients in more than 145 countries worldwide.

 

Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells

Contact: Chris Donoho
390 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017
[email protected]
Phone: (212) 909-0630
www.hoganlovells.com

Hogan Lovells’s Business Restructuring and Insolvency (BRI) team has on-the-ground capabilities in 22 of our offices across six continents. In the U.S., BRI lawyers are resident in New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. We have significant experience with chapter 11 cases, including contested valuation and confirmation trials, distressed-asset sales and acquisitions, cross-border insolvency proceedings, out-of-court restructurings, and loan-portfolio transactions, as well as federal, state, and cross-border insurance restructurings and insolvencies. Our success across a spectrum of sectors and client-types is reflected in the more than 25 awards that our deals have won in the past three years.

 


KCC LLC

Contact: Alby Kass
1290 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 9000
New York, NY 10104
[email protected]
Phone: (310) 367-2313
www.kccllc.com
www.linkedin.com/company/kcc-llc

KCC, a Computershare company, is a leading claim and noticing agent providing administrative support services and consulting to companies undergoing corporate restructurings. KCC has set the standard for claims administration services, with innovative technologies and the most experienced staff in the market offering in-depth expertise and high responsive client service. KCC provides claims administration, noticing, public securities services, strategic communications, document production, balloting and tabulation, disbursement services, and a suite of e-services on all digital platforms. Additionally, KCC has integrated automated chapter 11 depository services, chapter 7 and subchapter V solutions and software in their continually expanding suite of services.

 


MCGUIREWOODS LLP

Gateway Plaza 800
E. Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 775-1144
Fax: (202) 875-1737
www.mcguirewoods.com

McGuireWoods LLP has more than 1000 lawyers in 21 offices. Our Restructuring and Insolvency Practive Group has 40 lawyers and represents senior lenders, debtors, usecured creditors, estate fiduciaries, asset-acquirers, distressed-debt investors and equity holders in chapter 11 cases, out-of-court restructurings, and complex commercial and financial litigation and appeals. The group combines the bench strength of an international full-service law firm with the agility that is necessary for fast-paced insolvency transactions and litigtoin, including in such major recent cases as Lehman Brother Inc., MF Global, Circuit City, LandAmerica, ASARCO, AMF Bowling, US Airways and Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler PA.

 


Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Contact: Gary Freedman,
Partner and Co-Chair
2 South Biscayne Boulevard, 21st Floor
Miami, FL 33131
[email protected]
Phone: (305) 373-9449
www.nelsonmullins.com

With more than 750 attorneys and government-relations professionals, including more than 30 bankruptcy and restructuring attorneys practicing from offices in California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Tennessee, West Virginia, Colorado, Washington D.C., and throughout the Carolinas, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP covers more than 65 diversified practice areas, including “bet-the-company” litigation, M&A and major regulatory matters, among others. Many Nelson Mullins clients – including growth companies, expanding local businesses and major international companies – retain the firm to provide all of their legal services. Other clients are national companies requiring assistance with specific regional or local legal matters.

 


Polsinelli

222 Delaware Ave., Suite 1101
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: (302) 252-0920
www.polsinelli.com

Polsinelli is an AmLaw 100 law firm with (i) a national footprint, (ii) top ranked corporate restructuring and health care practices, and (iii) a mid-market rate structure with a collaborative and entrepreneurial culture. Polsinelli has represented numerous chapter 11 debtors, distressed borrowers, official committees, individual creditors, and bankruptcy litigants in both restructuring matters and their non-bankruptcy alternatives, including ABCs and business divorce litigation. Polsinelli’s representative engagements include serving as lead counsel to the chapter 11 debtors in MECTA Corporation, Hillside Village Keene, Senior Care Centers, Lucky’s Market, Bayou Steel Group, Elements Behavioral Health, Inc., Balance Point LLC, Orchids Paper Products Company, PhaseRx, Inc., The Original Soupman, and ActiveCare, Inc. Polsinelli’s experience also includes serving as counsel to the student committee and CCI Student Trust in Corinthian Colleges and serving as lead counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors in Connections Community Support Programs, Cherry Bros., LLC d/b/a Cherrydale Farms, H. Krevit Inc., Open Range Communications, Crossroads Wireless and Ultimate Escapes. Polsinelli also hosts The Devil’s Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terms, the popular interactive webpage (devilsdictionary.polsinelli.com) that serves as a reference tool for all bankruptcy professionals, and produces the widely-cited Polsinelli BK Troller Indices.

 


Proskauer

70 West Madison, Suite 3800
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 962-3540
www.proskauer.com

Proskauer's Business Solutions, Governance, Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group represents companies, secured creditors, creditor committees, municipalities, independent fiduciaries and other constituents in and out of court. We have some of the finest and most creative restructuring and governance lawyers in the world, who have played pivotal roles in a number of the most complex and high-profile distressed matters. We represent parties in interest across industries in workouts, financial and operational restructurings, asset sales and complex chapter 11 cases. Our practice distinguishes itself by providing interdisciplinary counsel that can handle any issue that might arise in a corporate distressed situation.

 


Reid Collins & Tsai LLP

1601 Elm St., Suite 4200
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: (214) 420-8901
www.reidcollins.com

Reid Collins & Tsai LLP is a nationally recognized trial boutique that prosecutes high-stakes commercial and bankruptcyrelated litigation on an alternative-fee basis. Reid Collins is unique in several respects, including (1) its experience with high-profile cases involving large-scale financial fraud; (2) its expertise in pursuing claims against officers, directors, accountants, lawyers and banks relating to the underlying fraud; and (3) its willingness to pursue those claims on an alternative-fee basis. Reid Collins has earned many professional accolades, such as being named a “Top 10 Plaintiffs Firm in America” by Benchmark Litigation and as “Elite Trial Lawyers” for bankruptcy and commercial litigation by The National Law Journal.

 


Sherwood Partners, Inc.

3945 Freedom Circle Suite 560
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Phone: (650) 454-8001
www.shrwood.com

Since 1992 Sherwood Partners, Inc. has become one of the premier business advisory firms to the restructuring industry. The Sherwood team of seasoned business professionals provides founders, shareholders and senior executives with more than a report – we at Sherwood go beyond traditional tactics to help make decisions and implement plans that achieve exceptional results.

 


Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

4 Times Square
New York, NY  10036
Phone: (212) 735-3000
www.skadden.com

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP’s Corporate Restructuring Group has consistently been recognized by peers and restructuring professionals as one of the top restructuring practices in the world. In addition to pioneering “prepackaged” or “prearranged” bankruptcies, the firm also pioneered the use of English law schemes of arrangement for European companies as an alternative to local restructuring and insolvency options. In the past year, our team of lawyers was recognized for its work on three of 2016’s “Largest Bankruptcy Filings,” and for making history as the first to ever receive court approval for the fastest billion dollar prepackaged restructuring.