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:

Company-Side Restructurings:

  • Robertshaw US Holding Corp. and its US subsidiaries (a global designer and manufacturer of component parts for appliances) in their chapter 11 cases in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Texas in connection with their Section 363 sale process and chapter 11 plan process
  • Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, a branded and generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in its pre-arranged chapter 11 cases
  • MD Helicopters, Inc., in connection with its chapter 11 bankruptcy and sale transaction, selected as Distressed M&A Deal of the Year (over $100M) in the 17th Annual Turnaround Awards
  • 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 Inc. in the restructuring of National CineMedia LLC through its chapter 11 bankruptcy
  • 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 prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • New Jersey
  • New York


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