Washington, D.C. Partner Named to Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers List

Turnarounds & Workouts

May 02, 2022

Andy Sorkin — a member of the Restructuring & Special Situations Practice in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office — has been named to Turnarounds & Workouts’ 2022 list of Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers. The annual list recognizes a dozen restructuring lawyers in the United States under age 40 who have distinguished themselves as leaders in their field.

Turnarounds & Workouts credited Sorkin’s work on recent matters, including representing:

  • Mallinckrodt – a multibillion dollar specialty pharmaceutical company – as a member of the core restructuring team leading the multidisciplinary representation, where he played a critical role in case financing negotiations and confirmation litigation strategy. Mallinckrodt’s plan, confirmed by the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, deleveraged the company’s balance sheet by approximately US$1.3 billion and resolved thousands of opioid-related lawsuits faced before their Chapter 11 proceedings.
  • Nine Point Energy – an oil and gas exploration and production company operating in the Williston Basin – leading the multidisciplinary team in connection with its Chapter 11 case. Sorkin negotiated DIP financing and sale matters with the company’s secured lenders and hedging counterparties, who held approximately US$260 million in funded debt obligations and acquired substantially all of the company’s assets through a credit bid in a section 363 sale process.

Sorkin regularly represents debtors, creditors, shareholders, debtor-in-possession lenders, asset purchasers, investors, and individuals in the full spectrum of restructuring matters, including finance and M&A components.

 
 
Notice: We appreciate your interest in Latham & Watkins. If your inquiry relates to a legal matter and you are not already a current client of the firm, please do not transmit any confidential information to us. Before taking on a representation, we must determine whether we are in a position to assist you and agree on the terms and conditions of engagement with you. Until we have completed such steps, we will not be deemed to have a lawyer-client relationship with you, and will have no duty to keep confidential the information we receive from you. Thank you for your understanding.