Rescue capital has a long and occasionally sordid history in the United States, growing out of Gilded Age overreach and finding fertile ground in restructuring best practices. Hugh Larratt-Smith takes a stroll through history as he looks back on rescue capital origins before examining what its role could be in the very near future.

Duane Morris Names Six Attorneys to Partnership

Duane Morris promoted six associates and special counsel to the firm’s partnership in the Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring Practice Group, the Corporate Practice Group and the Trial Practice Group.

Duane Morris Names Holman, Leary Co-Chairs/Business Reorg Practice

Duane Morris named partners James J. Holman and Meagen E. Leary as co-chairs of the Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring Practice Group.

State Receivership: An Alternative to Bankruptcy

Filing for Chapter 11 protection can be an expensive procedure for borrowers and lenders. Keri Wintle discusses another option, state receivership, which can offer a more frugal avenue to achieve the same goal while offering all parties more privacy and greater flexibility.

Silfen Rejoins Duane Morris

Duane Morris announced Richard A. Silfen rejoined the firm as a partner in its corporate practice group.

ACG New York Appoints Four New Board Members

ACG New York announced the appointment of four new board members and creation of a new vice president-international position.

Duane Morris Receives Top Honors from ACG, NY Enterprise Report

Duane Morris was named Law Firm of the Year at the ACG NY Champion’s Awards. Also, the New York Enterprise Report named partner Michael D. Schwamm among the top seven business legal advisors in the NY tri-state area.