ABI: Means Testing for Veterans’ Benefits Causes Trouble in Bankruptcy

In a recent interview for the American Bankruptcy Instiute’s latest podcast, Jay Bender, Kristina M. Stanger and John H. Thompson discussed the unfortunate disparity in the Bankruptcy Code’s treatment for disabled veterans who seek Chapter 7 relief.

Debt Finance Attorneys Molen, Werner Join McGuireWoods

Chris Molen and Chad Werner joined McGuireWoods as partners in the Atlanta office, bringing experience in the leveraged finance and asset-based lending markets to the firm’s Debt Finance Department.

Restructuring Lawyer Noble Joins McGuireWoods as Partner

Kenneth E. Noble has joined McGuireWoods’ Restructuring and Insolvancy department as a partner in New York.

Noted Restructuring Attorney Joins McGuireWoods as Partner

McGuireWoods said Mark A. Platt joined the firm as a partner. Previously, Platt practiced at Norton Rose Fulbright. He is the current co-chair of the American Bar Association Bankruptcy and Insolvency Litigation Committee.

ALM Recognizes Smithfield Purchase as Global M&A Deal of Year

The American Lawyer’s 2014 Global Legal Awards recognized last year’s purchase of Smithfield Foods by Shuanghui International Holdings among the most distinguished cross-border transactions of 2013. McGuireWoods played a substantial role in the deal.