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Kramer Levin Selected as Counsel to Unsecured Creditors Committee of Seadrill

September 29, 2017

Kramer Levin is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected as counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of Seadrill Ltd., one of the world's largest offshore drilling companies. The seven-member committee consists of Nordic Trustee AS, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Computershare Trust Co., Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine, Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd., Pentagon Freight Services Inc. and Louisiana Machinery Co. LLC.

The Kramer Levin restructuring team is led by partners Thomas Moers Mayer and Douglas Mannal. Kramer Levin's Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Group has been actively involved in most of the major bankruptcy cases in the United States during the past 20 years. The group is chaired by Kenneth H. Eckstein and Mr. Mayer, both fellows of the American College of Bankruptcy. Mr. Mayer was also recently appointed by Chief Justice John Roberts to the U.S. Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules for a second three-year term commencing Oct. 1, 2017. Kramer Levin and its lawyers are consistently recognized as leaders in the field of bankruptcy and restructuring by Chambers USA, Legal 500 US, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers and other industry observers.

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