Global M&A Network has recognized Stephen D. Lerner, global chair of the Squire Patton Boggs Restructuring & Insolvency Practice Group, as one of the Top 100 Restructuring Professionals. He is one of only 50 lawyers selected.
The annual list, now in its ninth year, features a highly respected, successful and innovative group of 25 consultants, 25 investment bankers and 50 lawyers from the restructuring and turnaround communities.
Mr. Lerner has more than three decades of national and cross-border restructuring experience representing various stakeholders in Chapter 11 reorganization cases, Chapter 15 cross-border cases, Chapter 9 municipal restructurings and out-of-court restructurings throughout the US, Europe, the United Arab Emirates, South America and India. He has also recently served as the Court Appointed Examiner in the precedent setting Purdue Pharma Chapter 11 case.
In July 2022, the Ferrellgas restructuring team led by Mr. Lerner was named Turnaround of the Year (Large) by Global M&A Network. Squire Patton Boggs’ US restructuring team was previously named 2020 USA Restructuring Firm of the Year – Middle Markets by Global M&A Network.
Mr. Lerner was also recently profiled in Global Restructuring Review, where he discusses in detail the dramatic transformation of bankruptcy practices over the last 30 years, the challenges and complexity of modern restructuring, including the rise of cross-border matters, and interesting recent US court decisions, as well as the firm’s ongoing expansion efforts in Europe and internationally.
The profile can be viewed here.