LawFuel.com – 26 August, 2009 – NEW YORK – Haynes and Boone, LLP continues expanding its international bankruptcy practice with the addition of Michael Foreman, who joins the firm’s New York office as Of Counsel.
Mr. Foreman is part of the long-range plans to bolster a practice that has been consistently recognized by Chambers USA as one of the leading bankruptcy and restructuring practices in the nation.
“Bankruptcy and business restructuring has been a core practice at Haynes and Boone for 30 years, and Michael represents a key acquisition in our commitment to bolstering our New York presence,” said Steve Pezanosky, the firmwide practice group chair. “Michael effectively steers businesses through turbulent economic climates, making him a valuable ally to clients and the firm.”
Mr. Foreman has more than 20 years of financial bankruptcy and restructuring experience, representing secured and unsecured lenders and creditors, acquirers of and investors in distressed assets, and financially distressed companies in many of the nation’s largest and most complex restructurings under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy code, as well as in out-of-court and cross-border restructurings. He also regularly advises clients on insolvency-related matters arising in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance transactions, and internal investigations on corporate governance, accounting and insolvency-related matters.
Mr. Foreman has been recognized by New York Super Lawyers as a leading bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorney, and regularly lectures and writes on bankruptcy and corporate governance matters.
Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Moscow, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With more than 500 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal. The firm has been recognized as one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2009), as one of “The Best 20 Law Firms to Work For” (Vault.com, 2009), and as a Top 100 law firm for both diversity (MultiCultural Law Magazine, 2009) and women (Women 3.0, 2008).