Adam Ravin is counsel in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Ravin is a member of the Finance Department and Restructuring & Special Situations Practice. 

Mr. Ravin concentrates on chapter 11 representations, particularly on behalf of debtors, but also on behalf of secured and unsecured creditors and third-party acquirers. He has advised clients in a variety of sectors including manufacturing, retailing, mortgage lending, commercial real estate, chemicals production, air transportation, and oil and gas exploration.

Mr. Ravin’s experience includes:

Debtor representations, including:

  • MD Helicopters, Inc.
  • Pacific Drilling, S.A.
  • Save A Lot (out of court recapitalization/deleveraging)
  • USEC Inc.
  • A123 Systems, Inc.
  • Boston Generating, LLC
  • RHI Entertainment, Inc.
  • Spectrum Brands, Inc.
  • Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.*
  • FiberMark, Inc.*
  • GenTek, Inc.*
  • Sterling Chemicals, Inc.*
  • Grove Worldwide, Inc.*

Other representations, including:

  • National Cinemedia, LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Cineworld Group
  • Barclays Bank PLC as first lien agent in Hertz Global Holding’s ongoing chapter 11 restructuring (Turnaround of the Year (Mega +US$5 billion) by Global M&A Network)
  • The ad hoc group of Mansfield certificate holders in the restructuring of FirstEnergy Solutions
  • Independent Director of KCD IP, LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Sears Holdings Corp.
  • Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the chapter 11 case of Energy XXI Ltd, et al.
  • American Airlines in the chapter 11 cases of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc.
  • OEP Open Range Holdings, LLC in the chapter 11 case of Open Range Communications, Inc.
  • Canary Wharf Management in the chapter 11 case of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.*
  • Reichhold Industries Inc. in the chapter 11 case of Reichhold Holdings US, Inc. 

*Matter handled while at a previous firm

Bar Qualification

  • New Jersey
  • New York


  • JD, Tulane University Law School, 1995
    cum laude
  • BS, Union College, 1992
    with honors