Daily News: July 2, 2013

DLA Piper’s Restructuring Practice Honored at Atlas Awards

DLA Piper announced that its Restructuring practice received top honors at the 2013 Turnaround Atlas Awards. The firm was recognized in three categories: the Mid Markets Restructuring Law Firm of the Year; Chapter 11 Reorganization Deal of the Year for its work representing Reddy Ice in its Chapter 11 reorganization; and Consumer Products Turnaround of the Year for its work representing Authentic Brands Group in its acquisition of HMX Group. Trailer Bridge’s Chapter 11 reorganization, which was led by DLA Piper, was also recognized as the Transport & Logistics Turnaround of Year.

Additionally, Gregg Galardi, global co-chair of DLA Piper’s Restructuring practice, was named among Turnaround Atlas Award’s Top 100: Global Restructuring and Turnaround Professionals.

The DLA Piper team that handled Reddy Ice’s case included partners Galardi, Chris Dickerson, Vince Slusher, Jamie Knox, Sidney Burke and James Nelson, and associate Randi Bernstein.

The DLA Piper team representing ABG was led by partner Richard Chesley, and included partners Gina Durham and Ann Lawrence, and associates Chun Jang and Dan Simon.

Galardi led the DLA Piper team representing Trailer Bridge, which included partner Craig Martin, and associates Sarah Castle and Gabriella Zborovsky.