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Mass Tort and Class Action Bankruptcy

Through its representation of a wide array of constituencies in recent mass tort and business tort-driven bankruptcies and class action litigation raising similar issues, we have become experts at navigating these particularly complex and challenging types of chapter 11 cases.  Whether representing debtors in possession, acquirors, bank lenders, bondholders, shareholders or tort claimants, we are adept at identifying issues and implementing negotiation and litigation strategies to reach practical solutions.  The firm’s efforts — drawing on the expertise of Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy, Litigation, Corporate and other department attorneys — have enabled its clients to acquire businesses free and clear of successor liability issues, maximize value by selling business lines free from the taint of mass tort liabilities, coordinate the resolution of mass tort claims through plans of reorganization and realize substantial recoveries on tort claims for present and future injuries.