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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
300 NORTH LASALLE
CHICAGO, IL 60654
United States
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Position

Anup Sathy is a nationally recognized practitioner in matters relating to corporate restructurings, workouts and Chapter 11 reorganizations. He has substantial experience representing and advising companies, buyers, boards, investors and lenders in all aspects of distressed and insolvency situations. Anup has worked on some of the most complex restructuring matters in the country, including Seadrill, iHeartMedia, General Growth Properties, Conseco, Chiquita Brands and Zenith Electronics. He has represented many distressed investors, including Centerbridge, Blackstone, Ares and Davidson Kempner.

Education

Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1995; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., highest honors, 1992.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

(Leading lawyers)

Anup SathyKirkland & Ellis LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP has a global practice with offices extending across the US, the UK, Europe, and Asia. Its sizeable team has strong expertise in complex domestic and cross-border restructurings, where it utilizes its cross-practice abilities to advise an array of clients. Notable work highlights includes its representation of Intelsat S.A., the largest satellite fleet and connectivity infrastructure body on the globe, in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case pertaining to $14.7bn of funded debt. Anup Sathy, based in Chicago, is noted for his representation of companies, buyers, investors and lenders. The practice is led by Edward Sassower; he has long-standing experience representing debtors, creditors and distressed investors within both bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings. He operates from the New York office. Splitting his time between both New York and Chicago, James Sprayregen is noted for his expertise in workouts, restructuring and insolvency proceedings. The practice also welcomed the arrival of Christine Okike from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in April 2021 to the New York office. She assisted the representation of Katerra Inc., alongside New York’s Joshua Sussberg, in its Chapter 11 cases before the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas pertaining to $1bn of debt. Jonathan Henes left the firm in July 2021. Both Marc Kieselstein and James Stempel have retired.