“She is a very strong bankruptcy lawyer who works extremely well at building consensus and she is extremely well respected by the judges.”
Chambers USA 2022
“She is meticulous, thoughtful, very focused on client issues, and skillful in dealing with opposing counsel.”
Chambers USA 2021
“She is smart and a problem solver.”
Chambers USA 2020
Next Generation Partner – Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): Corporate
The Legal 500 US 2022
Caroline Reckler, a nationally recognized bankruptcy lawyer, advises debtors around the world on all aspects of restructuring and special situations. She serves as Finance Department Chair for the Chicago office.
Ms. Reckler regularly advises public and private companies in financial distress and purchasers of distressed companies. Specifically, she helps clients navigate:
Chapter 11 proceedings
Prepackaged, prearranged, and involuntary bankruptcies
Ms. Reckler helps distressed companies navigate through difficult circumstances with creative solutions based on a sophisticated sense of market practice.
She is a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy and is regularly recognized in leading legal publications, including Chambers USA and The Legal 500. Clients commend her “unique” and “deep-thinking” approach describing her as a “strong advocate in the face of difficult opposing counsel.”
In addition to currently serving as the Local Department Chair for Finance, and as the Global Chair for the firm's Women Enriching Business (WEB) initiative, Ms. Reckler has served as the firm’s Chicago office recruiting partner and has led the Women Enriching Business initiative in Chicago.
The Deal honors Alex Kelly, Caroline Reckler, and Rachel Sheridan for their exceptional professional achievements in M&A, restructuring, and private equity while maintaining strong client relationships and leadership in and out of the boardroom.
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