We are pleased to welcome partner Mike Rupe to our Financial Restructuring Group in New York. He joins as Head of Special Situations and Reorganizations.
Mike advises financial institutions in all aspects of in- and out-of-court workout, restructuring and reorganization matters, with an emphasis on advising ad hoc lender groups. Mike has represented creditor groups in a number of high-profile chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings, including those of CEC Entertainment, APC Automotive Technologies, Fairway Group Holdings, Gymboree Group and Payless Holdings, among others. Among his career highlights, Mike led the team representing a cross-over lender group in the chapter 11 cases of Nine West Holdings, for which he was recognized by IFLR1000 as a finalist for "Lawyer of the Year: Restructuring and Insolvency."
Mike formerly practiced at King & Spalding, where he served as Head of Financial Restructuring.
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