Sources say Richard Levy “has a well-deserved reputation within the industry as being a brilliant mind and for being an extremely pragmatic strategist.” They add that “he understands all of the loopholes in the law, and has an excellent understanding of the pertinent business needs.”Chambers USA 2018

Richard A. Levy

  • 330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2800
  • Chicago, IL 60611
  • USA

Richard Levy is a partner in the firm's Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts Practice. Mr. Levy just completed his term as the Global Chair of the firm's Finance Department, and he previously served as Managing Partner for the firm's Chicago office and was a member of the firm's Executive Committee.

Mr. Levy's practice centers on representing publicly traded and privately held companies, major financial institutions (as agents or steering committees), ad hoc committees, creditors' committees, and parties in distressed mergers and acquisitions transactions, whether in bankruptcy or out-of-court restructurings.

Mr. Levy's experience includes the following restructuring matters:

  • Bankruptcy of Claire's Stores, Inc.
  • Bankruptcy of Cobalt International Energy
  • Out-of-court restructuring of GNC Inc.
  • Out-of-court restructuring of Trident Healthcare
  • Out-of-court restructuring of Singer Sewing Machines
  • Bankruptcy of Real Alloy, Inc.
  • Bankruptcy of GenOn Energy
  • Bankruptcy of Chaparral Energy, Inc.
  • Out-of-court restructuring of Agspring
  • Pre-packaged bankruptcy of Halcon, Inc.
  • Bankruptcy of Bennu Oil and Gas
  • Bankruptcy of SunEdison, Inc.
  • Bankruptcy of Peabody Coal
  • Bankruptcy of Optima Specialty Steel
  • Bankruptcy of Transtar, Inc. (DACCO Transmission Parts)
  • Recapitalization of My Alarm Center
  • Pre-packaged bankruptcy of Vantage Drilling
  • Out-of-court restructuring of TwentyEighty, Inc.
  • Murray Energy/Foresight transactions
  • Recapitalization of Constellium/Wise Metal   
  • Out-of-court restructuring of Affinion, Inc.     
  • Out-of-court restructuring of American Energy Holdings    
  • Pre-arrangement bankruptcy of Altegrity, Inc.    
  • Bankruptcy of Longview Power    
  • Bankruptcy of Relativity Media        
  • Pre-packaged bankruptcy of publicly traded Unitek, Inc.    
  • Bankruptcy of M*Modal    
  • Pre-arranged bankruptcy of Sorenson Communications    
  • Out-of-court restructuring of Merrill Corporation    
  • Out-of-court restructuring and follow-on bankruptcy of Dynegy Holdings    
  • Cross-border bankruptcy of Quebecor World
  • Pre-arranged cross-border bankruptcy of Almatis, B.V.
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