Energy, Retail Distress Continues

Financial distress in the energy and retail sectors resulted in more out-of-court restructurings in the third quarter. The energy sector is still struggling from low oil and natural gas prices, despite the Sept. 14 bombings of the Saudi Arabian crude oil processing plants at Abqaiq and the Khurais oil field, resulting in another wave of out-of-court restructurings by oil and […]

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Out-of-Court Law Firms for Distressed Companies Power Rankings

Ranked advisors to distressed companies experiencing financial restructuring ongoing or completed between January 2019 and December 2019. In the event of a tie, the total liabilities would determine the final ranking.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Allen & Overy LLP

Baker Botts LLP

Milbank LLP

Sidley Austin LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

DLA Piper

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Goodmans LLP

Goodwin Procter LLP

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Jones Day

Linklaters LLP

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo PC

Paul Hastings LLP

Ropes & Gray LLP

Stikeman Elliott LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Allen & Gledhill LLP

Alston & Bird LLP

Ashurst LLP

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Bracewell LLP

Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc.

Clifford Chance LLP

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Covington & Burling LLP

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Gide Loyrette Nouel

Global IP Law Group LLC

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP

Jackson Walker LLP

Jenner & Block LLP

King & Spalding LLP

Koikanyang Inc.

Landis Rath & Cobb LLP

Mayer Brown LLP

McCann FitzGerald

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Noerr LLP

Norton Rose LLP

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Perkins Coie LLP

Porter Hedges LLP

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP

Santoni & Associes

Slaughter and May Ltd.

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Watson Farley & Williams LLP

White & Case LLP

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP