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Chicago – Dec. 21, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will receive the “Refinancing Deal of the Year” honor at the M&A Advisor’s 13th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala for the firm’s role in the restructuring of the Lombard Public Facilities Corporation (LPFC). Greenberg Traurig will accept the award at the event, March 28, 2019, in Palm Beach, FL.

The 13th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards, according to its website, will recognize the leading distressed M&A transactions, restructuring, refinancing, products and services, firms, and professionals in the United States and international markets.

Greenberg Traurig represented ACA Financial Guaranty in the Chapter 11 case of Illinois non-profit LPFC, which owns the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center hotel in Lombard, IL. Seven months after commencing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, LPFC confirmed its plan of reorganization, which restructured over $250 million of bond debt, recapitalized the hotel, and preserved 300 jobs.

The Greenberg Traurig team was led by Nancy A. Peterman (Restructuring & Bankruptcy) and included shareholders Warren S. Bloom (Public Finance), Kevin D. Finger (Litigation and Restructuring & Bankruptcy), Rebecca L. Harrigal (Tax), Nelson F. Migdal (Hospitality), Michael L. Lehr (Tax), Vanessa Albert Lowry (Tax); of counsel Kevin P. Ray (Restructuring & Bankruptcy); and associates Nicholas N. Palmer (Hospitality), Leo Muchnik (Restructuring & Bankruptcy), and Alexander L. Scarola (Public Finance).

About Greenberg Traurig’s Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s internationally recognized Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice has broad advisory and litigation experience with the often-complex issues that arise in reorganizations, restructurings, workouts, liquidations, and distressed acquisitions and sales, in both domestic and cross-border situations and proceedings. With offices in commercial centers across the United States and throughout the world, the firm utilizes its invaluable business network to offer critical advice and counsel to multiple constituencies in insolvency situations.

About Greenberg Traurig:Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.