Daily News: July 26, 2012

New York Bankruptcy Lawyer Hollander Joins Arnold & Porter

Arnold & Porter announced Evan Hollander has joined the firm as a bankruptcy partner in the New York office. Hollander’s practice focuses on advising domestic and non-U.S. clients in insolvency proceedings and financial restructuring matters, both in and out of court. He also counsels parties interested in acquiring assets of troubled companies, and structuring commercial transactions to reduce or eliminate risk. In addition to his extensive experience in U.S. based restructuring matters, Hollander has significant experience in multi-national restructuring matters, including the representation of debtors, lenders and other significant parties in cross-border insolvencies and the representation of debtors and other parties in Chapter 15 proceedings.

“Evan’s deep experience in both litigation and transactional restructuring matters complements our existing expertise in a very important field for us,” said Thomas Milch, Arnold & Porter’s chairman. “He also provides further depth to our busy New York bankruptcy team.”

Arnold & Porter has a robust practice in the NY bankruptcy courts. Recent matters have included the representation of the Chrysler National Dealer Council in Chrysler’s Chapter 11 case, Quebecor World (USA) Inc. and 52 of its affiliated entities in their reorganization, and Northwest Airlines as special counsel in its bankruptcy case. “Given the constant stream of bankruptcy and restructuring activity in New York, Evan’s practice enhances our platform and expands the capabilities of our already highly experienced, full-service, innovative bankruptcy and corporate restructuring team,” said Michael Bernstein, chair of the firm