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Brown Rudnick LLP

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William Baldiga

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Brown Rudnick LLP

Work Department

Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring.

Position

Bill Baldiga is the Managing Director of Brown Rudnick’s Litigation & Restructuring Department, which includes its worldwide bankruptcy practice. He often represents middle market public and private companies in chapter 11 proceedings, official and ad hoc equity and creditor committees and strategic investors in complex reorganization proceedings. He has particular experience in bankruptcy litigation, especially as trial counsel in valuation and plan confirmation contests. Bill is recognized by Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Bankruptcy Litigation, and by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading bankruptcy lawyer.

Member

Member, American Bankruptcy Institute; Adjunct Professor of Law, Boston College Law School

Education

Boston College – J.D., magna cum laude, 1983; Williams College – B.A., cum laude, 1980.


United States: Finance

Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Within: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

The well-regarded litigators at Brown Rudnick LLP specialize in contentious issues in the restructuring and bankruptcy area. The firm has a particular focus on representing hedge funds and other sophisticated distressed debt investors in disputes over the value of bankruptcy estates and avoidance, and also has experience arguing toward a change in case law. Working from New York and Boston, William Baldiga is managing director and can call on the expertise of practice group co-heads Edward Weisfelner in New York and Jeffrey Jonas, who splits his time between New York and Boston. Also notable in the team is New York-based Robert Stark, who is leading for the official creditors' committee of Exco Reasources. Exco filed for Chapter 11 in Houston, with a $2bn debt structure dominated by insider-creditors; the team conducted an in-depth investigation, including document discovery and depositions. The case is now being mediated by the chief bankruptcy judge. In another highlight, the firm is acting for the class of sexual assault victims in relation to the Chapter 11 filing of the Weinstein Company; the team's role involves voicing the interests and concerns of the victims and helping to formulate a Chapter 11 plan that will provide compensation.

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