Reed Smith’s global restructuring group represents a range of clients spanning financial institutions, creditor committees, indenture trustees, insolvency practitioners, private equity and hedge funds, investment management groups, bond holders, venture capital funds, asset custodians, insurance companies, lessors, trade creditors, and debtors. Our team is well versed in all aspects of insolvency and restructuring law with experience in complex financial restructurings, workouts, bankruptcies and insolvencies both within and across jurisdictions. We regularly draw on the experience of lawyers in our finance practice, as well as lawyers concentrating in the fields of health care, energy, technology, telecommunications, tax, securities, litigation, environmental, and employment and labor law to provide our clients with full service comprehensive legal support.
Reed Smith’s restructuring group is backed by the resources of an international law firm with 1,800 lawyers worldwide. They serve as counsel to 67 of the world’s 100 largest companies, 24 of the world’s 25 largest commercial and savings banks, nine of the world’s 10 largest pharmaceutical companies, and seven of the world’s 10 largest health care organizations.
Reed Smith are recognized in legal and business publications as one of the leading bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring firms, and their lawyers are consistently recognized as the top in their fields by The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers UK, and Chambers USA. Chambers USA has selected us as a Number 1 tiered bankruptcy firm and praised them for their “healthy profile as a regional, national and even transatlantic player.” Their lawyers are active and maintain leadership positions in the Turnaround Management Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the Association of British Recovery Professionals INSOL.