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Chambers USA 2019

Mitchell A. Seider

New York | Houston
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA

Mitchell A. Seider is a partner in the New York and Houston offices of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Seider is a member of the firm’s Restructuring & Special Situations and Latin America Practices, and previously served as Global Co-Chair of the Restructuring & Special Situations Practice. Mr. Seider's practice focuses on business reorganizations and financial restructurings.

Mr. Seider is admitted before various federal courts including the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is the former chairman of the Professional Ethics Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Business Bankruptcy Committee. 

Mr. Seider has been recognized for his work in corporate restructuring by The Legal 500 US (2009-2010, 2012-2018), Chambers USA (2006-2007, 2009-2019), Chambers Global (2011-2018)and several other prestigious publications. 

Mr. Seider has represented leading participants in many Chapter 11 and restructuring matters including:

  • Bethlehem Steel
  • Adelphia Business Solutions
  • Gate Gourmet
  • Meridian Automotive Supply
  • Delphi
  • Buffets
  • Extended Stay
  • Lear Automotive
  • Dubai World
  • Texas Rangers
  • Bosque Power
  • Centaur Gaming
  • Dallas Stars
  • New Jersey Devils
  • Arcapita
  • Tuscany International Drilling
  • James River Coal
  • Endeavour International Oil
  • Quicksilver Resources
  • Patriot Coal
  • NII Holdings
  • Parallel Energy
  • Energy XXI
  • Toys "R" Us
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