Andrew Sorkin is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Sorkin is a member of the firm's Finance Department and Restructuring & Special Situations Practice.

Mr. Sorkin’s practice focuses on Chapter 11 and out-of-court restructurings. He has represented an array of stakeholders, including debtors, creditors, shareholders, debtor-in-possession lenders, asset purchasers, investors, and professionals in restructuring matters spanning a variety of industries and sectors, including energy, telecommunications, manufacturing, oil and gas exploration, automotive, and retail.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Sorkin served as counsel in the restructuring practice at a leading international law firm.

Mr. Sorkin received his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Thought Leadership

  • “Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Cases Affecting Landlords’ Lease Rejection Damages Claims,” WF&G Client Mem., April 2008; Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law
  • “Florida Bankruptcy Court Calls Into Question Enforceability of ‘Savings Clauses’ In Upstream Guaranty Agreements,” WF&G Client Mem., November 2009
  • “A Field Guide to Channeling Injunctions and Litigation Trusts,” New York Law Journal, July 16, 2018   

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2007
  • BS in Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 2004