Latham & Watkins Adds Counsel to Expanding Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts Practice in Washington, D.C.

Andrew Sorkin represents companies, creditor groups, and investors in complex bankruptcies and restructurings.

February 26, 2019

Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Andrew Sorkin has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a counsel in the Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts Practice within the Finance Department. Sorkin represents debtors, sponsors, creditors and creditor groups, debtor-in-possession lenders, asset purchasers and investors in chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings.

Sorkin is the latest addition to Latham’s growing global Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts Practice. In 2018, the firm welcomed New York partners George Davis and Andrew Parlen, Los Angeles partner Jeffrey Bjork, and London partners Yen Sum and Jennifer Brennan.

“Andy brings us restructuring experience and knowledge across a broad range of industries, and we are absolutely thrilled to welcome him to the firm,” said Michael Egge, Office Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins in Washington, D.C. “He joins a tight-knit, global team that delivers tremendous results for our clients.”

George Davis, Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts Practice, said: “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Andy in the past. He is a tremendous talent, and his experience guiding market-leading companies and distressed investors through complex restructurings in- and out-of-court further enhances our growing restructuring team.”

“Latham is a recognized leader in the bankruptcy and restructuring space, and the firm’s platform provides an exciting opportunity,” said Sorkin. “I’m thrilled to reunite with George Davis and Andrew Parlen and to work together with new colleagues around the globe on the cutting-edge matters that make bankruptcy practice so challenging and dynamic.”

Sorkin joins Latham from O’Melveny & Myers LLP. He received his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law. 

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