Dr. Jan-Philipp Praß is an associate in Latham & Watkins’ Hamburg office and a member of the Restructuring & Special Situations Practice. Mr. Praß represents clients in complex domestic and cross-border restructurings inside and outside of insolvency proceedings and distressed M&A.
Mr. Praß advises creditors, investors, companies, management, shareholders, and insolvency administrators in connection with:
- Financial restructurings (in-court and out-of-court), including debt-equity swaps, share pledge enforcements, and insolvency plan proceedings
- Operational corporate restructurings
- Acquisition of distressed companies, restructuring, rescue financing, or refinancing transactions
Mr. Praß is a member of the firm’s Ethics Committee.
Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Praß worked as a research associate at the University of Hamburg. He has authored numerous publications on restructuring, insolvency, corporate, and legal profession law.