NEW YORK – January 13, 2020 – Brown Rudnick is pleased to announce that Robert J. Stark was named to the 2019 list of “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers” published by Turnarounds & Workouts. Recognized for his achievements in bankruptcy and corporate restructuring, Mr. Stark is one of only 15 attorneys in the country to be selected for this prestigious list. Mr. Stark was selected for the award previously in 2018 and 2011, and for five consecutive prior years he was selected for Turnarounds & Workouts list of “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers”, which honors the top bankruptcy and corporate restructuring attorneys under 40 years old.

A partner in Brown Rudnick’s New York office and a leader of the firm's Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group, Mr. Stark focuses his practice on complex corporate restructuring, including in-court Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court workouts. He has extensive experience representing official and unofficial creditor/equity committees, debtors/borrowers, institutional investors, indenture trustees, and other significant parties in-interest in large corporate restructurings.

In the prior twelve months, Mr. Stark led the firm's engagement in a number of high-profile bankruptcy and restructuring matters, including the following:

  • The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chapter 11 cases of Alta Mesa Resources, Aralez Pharmaceuticals, EdgeMarc Energy, EXCO Resources, Legacy Reserves, Philadelphia Energy Solutions, and Rex Energy
  • Secured Term Loan Lenders in connection with the bankruptcy and restructuring of J. Crew, Pier 1 Imports, Sports Authority, and Vanguard Natural Resources
  • Ad hoc committee of Unsecured Note Holders in connection with the restructuring of Amyris and McDermott International
  • The post-bankruptcy liquidation trust of Performance Sports Group

Published by the Beard Group, Inc., Turnarounds & Workouts is a newsletter dedicated to tracking distressed businesses in the United States and Canada.

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