Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its Restructuring & Insolvency Practice with the addition of highly experienced partners Christopher J. Giaimo and Jeffrey N. Rothleder, based in the firm’s Washington DC office. Mr. Giaimo and Mr. Rothleder arrive from Clark Hill PLC.
“Chris and Jeff possess substantial expertise in complex financial restructurings and creditors’ rights, representing distressed businesses, an array of creditors and investors and creditors’ committees, that will enhance our national and global capabilities,” said Stephen D. Lerner, chair of the Restructuring & Insolvency Practice. “As we continue to strategically build-out our team, bringing on top talent, such as Chris and Jeff, enables us to deliver clients best-in-class service.”
With more than 20 years’ experience, Mr. Giaimo concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights, as well as related litigation, representing debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, vendors and committees. Additionally, he represents investors seeking to acquire distressed debt and assets of bankrupt and insolvent businesses. Mr. Giaimo’s industry experience includes real estate, lending, telecommunications, automotive and retail, among others.
Mr. Rothleder’s practice focuses on financial restructuring, corporate trust matters, workouts on behalf of financially distressed companies or their creditors, creditors’ committees, investors and purchasers of debt and assets in Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings. Mr. Rothleder has also represented a wide variety of companies in different industries, including real estate, natural resources, retail, banking and finance and automotive.
“We look forward to collaborating with such a talented team of experts, and to combining our experience to grow and support the firm’s global client base,” said Mr. Giaimo.
“With Squire Patton Boggs having one of the largest, most experienced and respected global restructuring and insolvency practices, we are excited to take our practice to the next level by utilizing the firm’s global platform,” added Mr. Rothleder.