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.

 


Hilco Global and Getzler Henrich, a Hilco Global Company

Contact:
Gary C. Epstein,
EVP – Chief Marketing Officer | Hilco Global
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (847) 418-2712
www.hilcoglobal.com
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/thehilcoorganization

Hilco Global is a privately held diversified financial services company and the world's preeminent authority on maximizing the value of assets for both healthy and distressed companies. Hilco Global financial services leverage a unique blend of deep restructuring and advisory experience with capital solutions and principal investing. Hilco Global operates as a holding company comprised of over twenty specialized business units and delivers customized solutions to undervalued, high potential companies to resolve complex and stressed situations and enhance long-term enterprise value. Based in Northbrook, Illinois, Hilco Global operates on five continents and with large offices located in Boston, Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia within the USA.

 


Wilmington Trust Company

1100 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19890
www.wilmingtontrust.com/bankruptcy
Contacts:
Vito Iacovazzi,
Managing Director
Phone (office): (212) 415-0522
Phone (mobile): (860) 305-7121
Email: [email protected]
Steve Cimalore,
Vice President
Phone (mobile): (302) 636-6058
Email: [email protected]

Wilmington Trust Company 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 we help our clients succeed by effectively focusing 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 conflict-free service partner, which truly differentiates us from our competitors. For further information please reach out to one of our representatives or visit www.wilmingtontrust.com/bankruptcy.

 


Cozen O’Connor

Contact: Thomas M. Horan,
Member
Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring Practice
1201 N. Market St., 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 on negotiations and navigating potential obstacles. With more than 775 attorneys in 30 cities, our full-service firm has nationally recognized practices in business law, litigation, and government relations, with lawyers experienced in operating in all sectors of the economy.

 


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. Our Corporate Finance/Restructuring Practice has more than 1,700 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 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.

 


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 experienced 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. The firm is perennially named a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report, and was named a 2021 and 2020 Bankruptcy and Restructuring “Practice Group of the Year” by Law360.

 

 


agencyIP, LLC

Contact: Joshua Pichinson, Manager
Silicon Valley | Los Angeles | New York
Phone: (650) 454-8026
Email: [email protected]
www.agencyip.com

agencyIP has become the premier IP agency representing owners, creators and holders of their intellectual property (IP). We represent patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets. Joshua Pichinson, the managing director has been voted one of the top 300 IP strategists in the world for the past three years and leads the agency’s IP monetization and IP strategy group practice. agencyIP focuses on sales, licensing and strategy for IP.
Our team identifies potential buyers or licensees throughout the world, using our rich database. We understand asset values, but most important are our deep industry relationships, gives our clients a unique edge. agencyIP is your go-to source to bring value to your intangible-asset needs. Monetizing your IP is more than making a telephone call. It is not a guessing game either, but the ability to connect with the potential buyers.

 


AlixPartners

Contact: Jonathan Luire,
Business Marketing Director
909 Third Ave., 30th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (212) 490-2500
www.alixpartners.com
www.linkedin.com/company/alixpartners

AlixPartners is a results-driven global consulting firm that specializes in helping businesses respond quickly and decisively to their most critical challenges—from urgent performance improvement to complex restructuring, from risk mitigation to accelerated transformation. These are the moments when everything is on the line—a sudden shift in the market, an unexpected performance decline, a time-sensitive deal, a fork-in-the-road decision. 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. 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.

 


Axos Global Fiduciary Banking

Contact:
Marchand Boyd,
SVP and Sr. Managing Director, Global Fiduciary Banking
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (844) 778-7793
www.axosbank.com/GFB

Axos Global Fiduciary Banking offers a complete suite of banking solutions to fit the needs of domestic and international fiduciary professionals. From expedited account openings to easy account management, our dedicated, responsive team is invested in your success. Axos Bank is well-versed with DIP depository needs, liquidating trusts, bankruptcy trusts, escrows, and other fiduciary matters. Contact us at 844-778-7793 or visit www.axosbank.com/GFB.
About Axos Bank
Born digital on July 4, 2000, Axos Bank reinvented the banking model. Headquarted in San Diego, CA with commercial resources across the country, Axos Bank is a FDIC-insured bank and its holding company, Axos Financial is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “AX”.

 


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.

 


Blank Rome LLP

Contact: Ira L. Herman
Partner, Bankruptcy and Restructuring
Email: [email protected]
1271 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
Phone: (212) 885-5052
www.blankrome.com

Blank Rome LLP is an AmLaw 100 firm with a nationally recognized and Chambers USA-ranked Finance, Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice. Built on fourdecades of serving as counsel ot many of the country’s leading businesses (including financial institutions and non-bank lenders), the practice has more than 80 finance and bankruptcy lawyers, primarily located in New York, Chicago, Delaware, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Houston and Washington, D.C. The firm’s finance, restructuring and bankruptcy attorneys advise senior secured lenders, as well as lenders and investors at all levels of the “capital stack.” Additionally, our attorneys advise committees, indenture trustees, individual creditors, foreign representatives, debtors, and their officers and directors.

 


B. Riley Advisory Services

Contact: Wayne P. Weitz
Sr. Managing Director
3445 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1225
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: (212) 457-3308

B. Riley Advisory Services works with lenders, law firms, private equity sponsors and companies of all types. Our Advisory Services are a unique mix of Restructuring and Turnaround Management; Valuation and Appraisal Services including asset-based lending (ABL) Valuations; Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support; Operations Management; Compliance, Risk & Resilience Services; and Transaction Support Services including Due Diligence and Quality of Earnings Reviews. B. Riley Advisory Services is the trade name for GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group, LLC, Great American Group Advisory & Valuation Services, LLC, Great American Group Machinery & Equipment, LLC, and Great American Group Intellectual Property, LLC.

 


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.

 


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 Turnaround and Restructuring

Email: [email protected]
www.deloitte.com/us/tandr

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

Development Specialists, Inc. (DSI) is one of the leading providers of management consulting and financial advisory services, including turnaround consulting, financial restructuring, litigation support, fiduciary services and forensic accounting. Our clients include business owners, private equity investors, corporate boards, financial institutions, secured lenders, bondholders and unsecured creditors. For 45 years, DSI has been guided by a single objective: maximizing value for all stakeholders. With our highly skilled and diverse team of professionals, offices in the U.S. and international affiliates, and an unparalleled range of experience, DSI has built a solid reputation as an industry leader.

 


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.

 

Gray Reed

Contact: Jason Brookner,
Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Department Chair
1601 Elm Street, Ste. 4600
Dallas, Texas 75201

Phone: (214) 954-4135
Email: [email protected]
www.grayreed.com
www.linkedin.com/company/grayreed/

Gray Reed’s Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Department assists clients in pursuing efficient, innovative and sophisticated solutions in distressed financial situations. Our attorneys have significant experience representing troubled companies, trustees, secured and unsecured creditors, official and ad hoc committees, equity holders, owners, managers and other constituents in financial distress, workout, turnaround, restructuring, planning and bankruptcy scenarios—both in and out of court.
A full-service law firm with offices in Dallas, Houston and Waco, Gray Reed has more than 150 attorneys who assist clients with a myriad of legal issues beyond corporate restructuring and bankruptcy, including commercial litigation, corporate transactions, oil and gas, tax planning and litigation, real estate, construction, healthcare, trusts and estates, employment law, family law and intellectual property.

 

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

McGuireWoods’ Restructuring and Insolvency Department stands ready to assist clients with any and all insolvency situations. Our team includes lawyers with a transactional and litigation strength. We represent debtors and debtors in possession, secured creditors and unsecured creditors' committees, agents, bank groups, senior and mezzanine lenders, trustees and receivers in all types of debt restructuring, litigation and bankruptcy reorganization proceedings, including out-of-court workouts. Our lawyers handle regional, national and international matters across multiple industries. Our clients include manufacturers, trade creditors, financial institutions, banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, bondholder committees and asset-based lenders. We bring hands-on skills to each engagement.

 


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.

Contact: Martin Pichinson,
Co-Founder
Silicon Valley | Los Angeles | New York
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (650) 454-8001
www.sherwoodpartners.com

Sherwood Partners is one of the premier financial advisory firms in the country today. Since 1992, Sherwood has been known for high-quality work, excellent communications and delivering impressive results. This is why we Sherwood has become the ‘gold standard’ to be considered rough decisions need to be made and precise implementation is required.
When you need the job done right the first time, with excellent deliverables, communication and results, it is time to get Sherwood! Our areas of expertise are corporate advisors, corporate recovery and reorganization, liquidating trust agents, assignments for the benefit of creditors (ABCs), IP sales, licensing and strategy. GET THE EDGE...GET SHERWOOD!

 


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.