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Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Among the 2022 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers

NEW YORK – Jan. 24, 2022 – Six attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice have been named to the 2022 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers guide. Shareholders Alison Elko Franklin, Peggy Hunt, Annette Jarvis, J. Gregory Milmoe, and Nancy A. Peterman and Of Counsel Keith Shapiro were named to the guide.

According to the guide, the listed lawyers are recognized for excelling at financial restructuring in and out of the courtroom, helping companies survive the pandemic and move forward, and finding distressed companies financing and acquirors.

“We are very proud of what we can achieve for clients through the commitment of our team,” Practice Chairs Shari L. Heyen and David B. Kurzweil said. “Seeing our hard work recognized by Lawdragon is extremely rewarding.”

The Greenberg Traurig attorneys named to the guide are:

Franklin, a shareholder in the firm’s Atlanta office, focuses her practice on advising debtors, trustees, creditors' committees, and creditors in corporate reorganizations, municipal reform, creditors' rights litigation, and distressed transactions.

Hunt, a shareholder in the firm’s Salt Lake City office, focuses her practice representing clients in complex bankruptcy and receivership proceedings, and in related litigation. She serves as a trustee and receiver, and has deep experience advising fiduciaries, such as Chapter 11 and 7 trustees, equity receivers in Ponzi schemes, state court receivers, post-confirmation liquidating trustees, and foreign liquidators.

Jarvis, a shareholder in the firm’s Salt Lake City office, brings practical business sense to her representation of banks, financial institutions, and other parties on matters related to Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and out-of-court workouts and cross-border insolvency cases.

Milmoe, a shareholder in the firm’s Boston office, has experience on a broad range of corporate matters, including in-court and out-of-court restructurings, exchange offers, hostile and negotiated mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and corporate financings including initial and secondary public offerings and transactions involving REITs.

Peterman, chair of the Chicago Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice, focuses her practice on complex corporate restructurings and M&A transactions involving distressed companies.

Shapiro, chairman emeritus of the Global Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice and co-founder of the firm’s Chicago office, has more than 35 years of experience representing key participants in complex corporate restructurings and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s internationally recognized Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice provides clients with deep insight and knowledge acquired over decades of advisory transaction and litigation experience. The team has a broad and diverse range of experience developing creative and effective solutions to the highly complex issues that arise in connection with in- and out-of-court reorganizations, restructurings, workouts, liquidations, and distressed acquisitions and sales. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the firm’s vast resources and invaluable business network, the team helps companies navigate challenging times and address the full range of issues that can arise in the course of their own restructurings or dealings with other companies in distress.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,300 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 25 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Plus Certified. Web: