Firm advised on 13 matters selected among the most notable work of 2022 by Turnarounds & Workouts.
Keith Simon guides debtors, secured lenders, and new money investors through their most intricate and highest-stakes restructurings and special situations, including bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts.
Drawing on his extensive experience across the full range of insolvency matters, Mr. Simon helps leading companies, private equity firms, and financial institutions navigate the myriad legal and business challenges that arise in a restructuring. A pragmatic and collected dealmaker, Mr. Simon anticipates and resolves potential obstacles to achieve clients’ objectives.
Mr. Simon has a broad range of restructuring experience across a number of industries including energy, retail, airlines, healthcare, manufacturing, and real estate.
Mr. Simon’s vast and varied practice spans domestic and multi-jurisdictional and cross-border representations, with a particular focus on debtor-side restructurings, both in-court and out-of-court. He also represents creditors in bankruptcy cases, comprehensive restructuring transactions, and Article 9 foreclosures. Additionally, Mr. Simon regularly advises sellers and buyers on distressed acquisitions.
Mr. Simon provides pro bono counsel to various nonprofit organizations, including in connection with contracts and other corporate law issues.
Mr. Simon was named in Turnarounds & Workouts’ list of 2022 Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers. He also serves on Latham & Watkins’ Bankruptcy Advisory and Mentoring Committees.