McKool Smith’s bankruptcy practice received an award for Energy & Services “Restructuring of the Year” at the prestigious Global M&A Network 8th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards, held on the May 17, 2016 at the Harvard Club in New York, NY. The firm was recognized in connection with its contributions in Dune Energy’s Chapter 11 reorganization and sale of assets to White Marlin Oil & Gas Co.
The Global M&A Network’s Turnaround Atlas Awards honors excellence in categories of best value-creating transactions, outstanding firms, influential professionals, and leaders from the restructuring, bankruptcy, special situation deals, and turnaround communities, world-wide. Winners are selected independently based on deal performance criteria via performance benchmark index.
McKool Smith’s bankruptcy practice focuses on complex commercial bankruptcies. Our attorneys have participated in many of the nation’s largest Chapter 11 proceedings and represent clients in every stage of Chapter 11 and business Chapter 7 cases—from “first day hearings” to plan confirmation and appeal. The firm also represents clients in out-of-court restructurings, where our courtroom experience is used to negotiate a positive outcome without the expense of a bankruptcy trial. McKool Smith brings its courtroom prowess to bear in complex bankruptcy disputes by offering the guidance of litigators who have decades of trial experience and a proven track record in bankruptcy court.